Rev. Dennis Reynolds

Transition Minister

Rev. Dennis Reynolds is serving as our transition minister until the end of October.  Please contact Dennis at

Rev. Kristen Kuriga


Reverend Kristen Kuriga will join us as our settled minister at the first of November 2018. Read more about her at her website 

  Paula Mayfield

  Music Director

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Paula works in the South Puget Sound area as an accompanist, church musician and piano teacher. She is currently attending school full-time for Occupational Therapy Assisting. She resides in Auburn with her husband, two daughters and two dogs.

 Tom Burt

 Choir Director

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 Melinda Einander

 Director of Family Ministries

Melinda has served as the Director of Family Ministries since 2007 and is a leader in LREDA, the professional organization for religious educators.  She is a life-long Unitarian Universalist and trained Montessori   teacher.  Melinda guides children, youth, and families in their spiritual exploration, faith development, and   understanding of what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist.

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 CJ Lewis

 Office Administrator

C.J. has fond memories of her family’s previous affiliation with Saltwater Church, and they are thrilled to be back in association with it.  She is pleased to be Saltwater Church’s administrator because she can use many of her various experiences to support this community. C.J. and her husband Scott just celebrated their 27th wedding anniversary.  She enjoys gardening and just became a Nisqually Stream Steward.

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