Staff

All Staff Members

Rev. Lara Hoke

Minister

The Rev. Lara Hoke is a life-long Unitarian Universalist and was ordained to UU ministry on March 30, 2008. She began her settled ministry at First Church Unitarian in Littleton on August 1, 2018. Before that, she was the consulting minister of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover (2009-2018). Before becoming a parish minister, Lara… Read More »

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Molly Lozeau

Organist and Music Director

Molly became the Music Director of FCU in December of 2013. She provides solo piano and organ music as well as directing the mixed choir in weekly rehearsals and services. For nearly six years before she came to us, Molly played piano and organ at Arlington Street Church in Boston for the chorus and weekly… Read More »

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Thea Shapiro

Director of Religious Education

Thea Shapiro started as the First Church Unitarian’s Director of Religious Education on August 1, 2021. Previously, Thea served as DRE at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover for 17 years. During her tenure there, she led the Our Whole Lives programs for both elementary age children and junior high school youth, as well as… Read More »

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Henry Whitcomb Jr.

Sexton

Henry Whitcomb has been FCU’s sexton since December 2000. Henry was dedicated at FCU in 1961 and is the eldest son of long time church member Barbara Whitcomb and the late Henry Whitcomb, Sr. Henry’s father (Henry Sr.) was FCU’s Sexton for many years prior to Henry taking on the sexton role. Henry is a… Read More »

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