Our Staff

Lauren Shields, Bridge Pastor

She can be reached via Pastor on our Contact page.

Ruth Huber, Music Director

Ruth Huber was instrumental in founding both the Rainbow Women's Chorus (where she is co-Director and composer-in-residence) and Tapestry Singers (the Austin Women's Chorus). She holds three music degrees, including a Master of Music in Composition from the San Francisco Conservatory, and has studied conducting at San Jose State University. Her compositions and songs have won awards from the American Choral Directors Association, the San Francisco ArtSong Competition, and the Austin Music Umbrella Songwriters Competition, and she receives commissions from choral groups around the country. She has released three recordings, including her latest, "Spirit of Nurture," is available online. A certified member of Music Teachers National Association, she teaches piano, and served recently as musician for the Metropolitan Community Church. She resides in San Jose with her wife, Brenda Meng, and an assortment of adorable cats. We are very pleased to have Ruth become our Music Director in October, 2011. She can be reached via Music Director on our Contact page.

Larry Ong, Bookkeeper

Larry Ong joined the staff as Bookeeper and Sunday-morning reception in August, 2006. he can be reached via the Office Administrator on our Contact page.

Terry Shoup, Church Moderator

Terry is a university professor and administrator at Santa Clara University. Although he holds a BS, MS and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering he also holds a MA in Pastoral Ministries. He enjoys making music by playing his bass. Terry is also a ham radio operator. He enjoys preaching and leading church services from time to time. Terry began serving as Church Moderator in 2014. Terry can be reached via Moderator on our Contact page.

Rusty Winzenread, Treasurer

Rusty can be reached via Treasurer on our Contact page.

Lauren Shields, Webminister

Lauren is a recent transplant from Atlanta, where she completed a Master of Divinity degree from Emory's Candler School of Theology. She is preparing for work as a hospital chaplain and enjoys serving Campbell through help with website content, as well as odds and ends with planning and worship. She enjoys CUCC's open and affirming style alongside its appreciation for blended contemporary and traditional liturgy. She can be reached via Webmasters on our Contact page.

Ken True, Webminister

Ken works with the back-end infrastructure of the website. Ken also enjoys singing Bass with the Choir, and doing A/V tech functions for the church. He relishes fiddling with PHP programming for this website and develops scripts for fellow weather-enthusiasts around the world (see http://saratoga-weather.org/wxtemplates/index.php ). Ken can be reached via Webmasters on our Contact page.