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Our Staff



Kaitlin Eldred
Office Administrator

The Office Administrator is responsible for communications; for maintaining the website, including scheduling and maintaining the online calendar; and for all the administrative needs of UUSO. You can reach the Office Administrator at or by leaving a message at the church office at (607) 432-3491. Office hours are by appointment only. Phone messages are currently listened to and responded to on Wednesdays and Fridays. 




Director of Religious Education /Grace SchultzCoordinator of Religious Education

The Director of Religious Education plans and implements Religious Education curricula, supervises and works with RE teachers, volunteers, and nursery staff, and nourishes the spiritual growth of our Society’s youngest members and youth. Questions about the Religious Education program for nursery-age, children, and teens may be sent to

We are currently without a full-time Director of Religious Education. As part-time Coordinator of Religious Education, Grace Schultz works together with our Religious Education Committee.


Tim Horne

Tim Horne
Music Director

Tim Horne has been Music Director at UUSO since the fall of 1988. He is responsible for providing music for approximately 38 Sunday services per year, as well as special services. He is also the Choir Director, and in that role he rehearses and leads the choir in singing for Sunday services about twice a month. He often collaborates with other musicians, and works with the children and youth when they present their intergenerational services several times a year. Tim can be reached by emailing the church office at or leaving a message at the church office at (607) 432-3491.



Michael Frye-Hunt
Worship Musician

Michael has been a member of UUSO since 2010. When he provides music for a Sunday service, he often composes musical pieces specifically for the service topic. He is accompanied on Sunday services by his wife Dorothy, a vocalist and vocal music teacher at Franklin Central School. In addition to playing piano and composing music, Michael is a private piano teacher in the area and an aspiring astrophysicist. He lives in Unadilla, NY with Dorothy, their daughters Lyra and Maia, and their two cats, Astro and Tesla.




David Ray

David Ray has served as UUSO custodian since 1995. He is responsible for routine cleaning of Chapin Memorial Church building, as well as some light maintenance tasks as directed by the UUSO Properties Committee, and caring for the grounds of both buildings (12 Ford Ave. and 10 Ford Ave.). Dave’s goal is to create and maintain a clean, orderly environment that enables spiritual experience to flourish. His work schedule varies according to the UUSO calendar of events. 


Taylor Czyzewski

Taylor works with the Treasurer and Finance Committee to manage the congregation’s financial records and bookkeeping. 


Employee Handbook:

UUSO Employee Handbook, updated April 2021