Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington Indiana
2120 North Fee Lane
Bloomington, IN 47408
The Reverend Mary Ann Macklin, Senior Minister, 812-332-3695, ext. 201
The Reverend Douglas Wadkins, Interim Minister, 812-332-3695, ext. 207
The Reverend Emily Manvel Leite, Minister of Religious Education, 812-332-3695, ext. 203
Additional info about our ministers can be found here.
Church Administrator – Carol Marks, 812-332-3695, ext. 200
Carol Marks joined our staff as Church Administrator in 1992. A native Hoosier, she became a member in 1987. She loves lists, and loves checking things off lists even more. Interests include Unitarian Universalism, fiber arts, poetry, folk music and French language and culture. Long ago she taught high school English and theater. She can be heard reading her poems occasionally on the radio, or at the UU Chalice Coffeehouse. One of her sons is an actor based in Houston, and the other is a wildfire fighter for the U.S. Forest Service.
Office Assistants – Monica Overman, Jason Haworth, 812-332-3695, ext. 204
Connections Coordinator – Shari Woodbury, 812-332-3695, ext. 209
Shari Woodbury has been a member of this congregation since 1997, and over time has sung in the choir, engaged in social justice work, served on the board, and supported our campus ministry program. A recent seminary graduate, Shari is completing the credentialing process to become a UU minister this year. She stepped in as interim Connections Coordinator after the founding staffer retired, and is pleased to support in-reach to our members, as well as outreach to new people. Her husband William and their kindergartner, Avonelle, are also active here.
Director of Religious Education – Adrienne Summerlot, 812-332-3695, ext. 202
Adrienne Summerlot joined our staff in 2004. Born and raised a Jersey girl, she spent years in Mississippi but is most proud to plant her roots in Bloomington. She and her husband John, became members in 2010 and love seeing Unitarian Universalism through the eyes of their children, Susie, Kate and Nate. Adrienne is extroverted and energetic and doesn’t believe in the idea of strangers. She spends her spare time storytelling, teaching art to preschoolers, teaching water exercise to adults and exploring the many parks with her family and camera.
Religious Education Assistants – Kitty McIntosh, Miranda Sanders
Music Director – Susan Swaney
Susan Swaney was hired as the church’s music director in 1992, as a long-shot candidate with no experience. Since then, she has learned much from this church and its choir, and has earned a doctorate in Choral Conducting. In addition, she is Artistic Director of the Voces Novae chamber choir; teaches Voice to Music Theatre majors at IU; serves as an adjunct in the IU Choral Conducting Department; and occasionally music directs stage productions. Susan is married to therapist/author Ian Woollen, and their son, Jacobsen, is a Music graduate student.
Children’s Choir Director – Jill Courtney
Multimedia Specialist – Andy Beargie
Campus Ministry Volunteer – John Summerlot
Click on the location marker for directions
Road Construction May-August 2015
East 17th Street closed for construction project
Motorists traveling along the east edge of the Bloomington campus should be aware that East 17th Street is closed through August 7. 17th Street will be closed from St. Paul Catholic Center to Lingelbach Lane. Fee Lane through campus or the Bypass will be the best routes to church from the east side all summer.
There is parking on all sides of the church, with first-time visitor and handicapped parking on the south side. In addition, on Sundays Indiana University allows our congregation to park on Jordan Avenue, the first street south of the church.