Our Music Director is Aimee Reash 

Aimee holds a B.A. from Allegheny College and is an adjunct in the Allegheny Music Department. She currently teaches music enrichment for area gifted middle and high school students and has been a principal player in the Greenville Symphony Orchestra since 1989. Aimee is also the Director of the Band Camp for Adult Musicians held at Allegheny College. Contact: areash@allegheny.edu


Our Director of Religious Education is Kristina Brink

Kristina is a recent graduate from Allegheny College where she obtained a B.S. in Psychology and Dance & Movement Studies. By day she works at CHAPS in the Journey Center Clubhouse, and in the evenings she teaches dance at the Movement Unlimited Dance Studio. Contact: cre.uumeadville@gmail.com


Our Office Administrator, Jodi Sipos 

Jodi holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Edinboro University, where she served as the Anthropology Mentor and Tutor. Originally from Florida, she has fallen in love with the area’s wildlife and natural beauty. She loves to canoe and hike with her family. The French Creek Clean-up is a project that is very dear to the Sipos family. Jodi and her husband owns J & J’s Naturals, which creates nature inspired gifts.  Contact: church@uumeadville.org

Our Pianist, Mary Lynne Peters

Mary Lynne Peters is in her 32nd year of teaching at her Alma Mater- Meadville Area Senior High School. She is Choral Director at Meadville Area Middle and High School as well as Orchestra Director at Meadville Middle School. Miss Peters has a B.S. in Music Education from Indiana University of PA, a M.A. in Education from Allegheny College and an Arts Management Certificate from Central Connecticut State University.Miss Peters is the Music Department Coordinator for the Crawford Central School District. Extra-Curricular activities include: MASH Drama Coach, Director of the MASH String Ensemble and choral director of MASHapella, an auditioned high school acapella ensemble.Miss Peters is a frequent guest artist as a vocalist, pianist and violinist for community events. In 2009, she was one of the guest conductors for the PMEA Junior District Chorus Festival. Mary Lynne is honored to add the Crawford County Cantabiles to her directorial achievements and thanks Irene Kipp, Managing Director of the Academy Theatre (retired music colleague from the Crawford Central School District) as well as the Academy Theatre Board of Directors for considering her to be the Director of this incredible ensemble. She also thanks her fellow music colleagues in the county for their support and most especially thanks the students involved as members of the Crawford County Cantabiles for their dedication, creativity, energy and musicality. May you continue to keep music in your daily life whether it is as a performer or listener. Contact: mlpeters@zoominternet.net

 Our Nusery Room Childcare Worker is Keegan Sumser

Keegan received her B.A. from Allegheny College, in a self-designed major of Chinese Studies. By day she works at CHAPS in the administrative office as well as coordinating the intellectually disabled program. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing, playing Pokemon Go and attending zumba classes.