Our Minister and Staff
Rev. Margaret Weis, Minister
607-273-7521, ext. 22
Rev. Margaret Weis is called to a ministry that is both pastoral and prophetic, where people are called to nurture themselves and each other, seek deeper understanding, and heal the world. Rev. Margaret began her ministry at First Unitarian Society of Ithaca in August of 2017. Prior to her ministry in Ithaca, Rev. Margaret served as the Developmental Minister at Bell Street Chapel in Providence, Rhode Island. Rev. Margaret has also served as the Ministerial Intern at First Parish of Watertown, Massachusetts, and as a Chaplain Resident at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. Rev. Margaret is a graduate of Andover Newton Theological School, University of Massachusetts at Boston, and Springfield College.
Rev. Margaret was raised in the Unitarian Universalist church in North Andover, Massachusetts. Rev. Margaret and her wife, Susan, live in Freeville, New York with their two rescue dogs, Lela and Checkers.
Mark Pedersen, Sr. Congregational Administrator
607-273-7521 ext. 21
Ann Stephenson, Director of Lifespan Religious Exploration
607-273-7521, ext. 23
Stephanie Ortolano, Music Director
Beth Pallace, Outreach and Engagement Coordinator
Jennifer Lawrence Birnbaum, Adult Choir Director
Loretta Heimbuch, Administrative Assistant
607-273-7521, ext. 28
Alexander (Sandy) Soule, Sexton
Lauren Ponzoni, Bookkeeper