Church Staff

Our talented staff invest their skills and experience to support our congregation’s ministries. Have a question or a need? These caring and compassionate folks are here to help.

Tege Phillips

Tege Phillips

Ministry Coordinator/Business Manager

Tege Phillips brings past work experience in banking and social service to her expert management of the church office. When she moved into the Rogue Valley years ago from Lakeview, Oregon, she found a home in this warm and creative congregation. Tege has two grown sons, Sean and Chris.

Karl Iverson

Karl Iverson

Music Director

Karl is a wonderfully talented musician with the right spirit and attitude to lead our congregation in worship.”  Karl is very experienced in local theater, conducting choirs and orchestras, and comes highly recommended by local musicians and directors. He is a graduate of SOU and served as our Music Director some years’ ago.

Don & Teri Wilson

Don & Teri Wilson

Sextons

Teri and Don have been a part of UCC Ashland since before 2007. Their career paths, and family parenting skills, converge as assets in their work here as Sextons since late 2018. They keep the facility sparkling with their organizational and handy skills. Married for forty-three years, they’ve raised five children, run an in-home childcare business and served as foster parents to more than seventy-five children. Don is retired from the US Navy.

Phil Eschtruth Harrison

Phil Eschtruth Harrison

Visual Communications Coordinator

As the Visual Communications Coordinator, Phil runs our Zoom meetings, does audio and video editing, keeps our website and YouTube accounts up to date, and is a general resource for all things technical. Phil comes from a background in corporate communications and software training and is a longtime UCC member.