"That Church"

Staff & Leaders

Dr. Jill Kirchner-Rose

Senior Pastor Jill Kirchner-Rose has “come home” to RUCC after serving for 19 years at University Christian Church in San Diego.  She was a member of RUCC as a youth, and graduated from Redlands High School in 1987.  In fact, she preached her very first sermon at Redlands United Church of Christ, and was ordained…

Jim Tong

Jim has over thirty years of choral conducting experience. Most recently he was Artistic Director of the Garrett Choral Society in Garrett county Maryland and Saint Marks Lutheran Church also in Garrett county. Jim is thrilled and honored to be the “Music Director” at this welcoming and loving church,  Music makes Jim feel closest to…

Sophia Ohanian

Sophia received her Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance at the University of Redlands. Currently, Sophia is head of the piano department at San Jacinto Valley Academy, a K-12 charter school, where she coordinates the piano curriculum, teaches piano classes, and accompanies the school’s choirs. Sophia is proud to be one of the founders of the…

Joette Orman

Joette provides childcare for our youngest members during services and other special events, allowing their parents to enjoy the services more freely.