Job Offering: Director of Religious Education

The position will remain open until it is filled. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We are not accepting applications from members of the UUCLC.

Download a PDF file containing the job offering, including required knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as responsibilities and compensation.

Here to Serve

Our minister and staff are here to help you to understand our church and to offer a wide variety of church-related services to the congregation and public. More information is available on our Contact Us page.


The Reverend Xolani Kacela

The Reverend Xolani Kacela was called to serve our church on April 29, 2018.

Rev. Kacela received his call to ministry in 1996 and completed seminary at Brite Divinity School, where he earned his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. He was ordained in … read more.



Catherine Massey
Music Director

Catherine Massey has been in charge of our music since 1998 and accepted the position of Music Director in 2000, the first year we had a choir. She has enthusiastically embarked on expanding the diversity of the congregation’s musical programming ever since. She takes pride … read more.

Administration and Operations

Cheri Coffelt
Office Administrator

Cheri Coffelt was born and raised in North Dakota and graduated from Trinity Bible College with an A.A. in Theology and a diploma in Business.   She married her college sweetheart David and moved to Louisiana where she worked as a helicopter dispatcher.   In … read more.

Lorenzo Lujan

Trudy Gallegos
Manager of Volunteer Involvement

Trudy comes to us with many years of leadership in volunteer management and community activism. Her role focuses on increasing our volunteer capacity, helping us get into the community, and building community partnerships. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees from NMSU.

Brandon Hettinga

Brandon is a student at NMSU majoring in Business Management and anticipates graduating next June.