The Reverend Brian Mason has served as minister at the First Universalist Unitarian Church of Wausau since 2017. Previously Brian served as the David & Norma Lewis Ministerial Intern at the First Unitarian Church of St. Louis and also as a chaplain at Saint Louis University Hospital and Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.
When not at church Brian enjoys running, cooking, and exploring new places. He lives in Wausau with his wife and daughter.
Director of Religious Education
Jessica joined the staff in 2021. Previously, she served as a Religious Educator at our UU congregations in Coralville, Iowa, Duluth, Minnesota, and Fargo, North Dakota, and is passionate about creating programming that nurtures community and spiritual lives of our children, youth, adults, and families. Jessica has a B.A. in Social Science from the University of North Dakota, and is currently, studying Family and Child Science at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.
Margaret is a life-time music educator with a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master of Music Education from the University of Wisconsin (Stevens Point). Her teaching career included assignments in Florida, New Hampshire and in the D. C. Everest school district. She is a member of the teaching staff for World Music Drumming, a curriculum designed to bring West African and Caribbean music into music classrooms. Retired from full time teaching, she is the Music Director for UU Wausau and leads our choirs along with our new Drum Club (Beat for Peace). She is the proud mother of three adult children, five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
In her spare time, she enjoys walking, spending time with friends and family and is an avid reader. You can find her happily making music here and at the Wausau Conservatory of Music.
Danika has a B.S. in History, a minor in English, and lived in Indiana for seven years before making her way back to Wisconsin. She has attended First UU Wausau since January 2015, has been active in our choir almost that long, and was thrilled to join the staff in Fall 2019.
She and her two children (9 & 5) love reading, exploring, singing, and laughing together (if you have a great knock-knock joke, send it her way).
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