Prairie UU is fortunate to have talented, generous, and passionate people who share their gifts both with us and with our broader community.

Minister

Rev. Jann Halloran, Minister

Prairie UU Rev. Jann HalloranThe Rev. Jann Halloran has been Prairie UU’s minister since 1999. She is a graduate of the Iliff School of Theology in Denver and was ordained in 1999. As our minister, Rev. Jann’s focus is on building our community, pastoral care to individuals, and championing social change.

Originally from Texas, she was a newspaper reporter and editorial page editor in her first career. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in liberal arts and has lived in Denver more than 25 years.

In our wider community, Rev. Jann provides leadership as part of Together Colorado, working on racism, criminal justice and poverty issues. She is on Together Colorado’s Core Leadership Team and Transforming Justice team. She helped start a new Unitarian Universalist Faith Leaders Council for Racial Justice, as well, which includes all UU ministers and directors of religious education, among others, in the Denver-Boulder metro area. Rev. Jann also is an elected member of the UUA’s oversight committee, the Board of Review, and has served on the national UU Ministers Association board and education committee. Rev. Jann can be contacted at: minister@prairieuu.org or 720-203-0650

 

 

Staff

Eric Moon, Pianist and Music Director

Eric Moon, Music and Choir Director

Eric has worked with artists as diverse as Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, and Bjork. He has created factory preset sounds for keyboards from Alesis and M-Audio, produced recordings for EMI and MCA, and scored for national television advertising and cable. Eric currently works as a studio musician and performer in and around Denver, where he lives with his wife, Lia Davis, musical director at First Unitarian in Denver, and their two children, Cora and Eben.

Erick can be reached at: eric@ericmoonmusic.com

 

Emily Tow, Religious Education Assistant
and Middle School Youth Advisor

Emily Tow

Emily Tow is currently the Religious Education Assistant and Middle School Youth Adviser at Prairie. During the week, she teaches technology in Title I schools. Emily is originally from Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa in 2012 with a degree in English and Secondary Education. In her free time, she loves to cook, craft, and play with her cats, Grendel and Hamburger.

Emily can be reached at: reassistant@prairieuu.org

 

Renee Loewen, Accountant

Renee started Bottom Line Bookkeeping in the year 2000 and has more than 18 years of corporate finance experience. Renee received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Regis University and her Masters in International Business from Colorado University Denver. Renee lives in Erie and has been married for 22 years. Her husband is a Supply Chain executive for a local scientific instrument company. She has 1 daughter who is employed as an optometric technician.

Taylor Groves, High School Youth Advisor

Taylor can be reached at trgroves7@gmail.com

Lara Heisler, Lower Elementary Teacher

Lara can be reached at Heisler.lara@gmail.com

Tristan Magers, Upper Elementary School Teacher

Tristan can be reached at tristanmagers@gmail.com