Our Church Leadership

Our Church thrives because of the energy and style of the people who have stepped up to lead. Here are a few of the people that make our church community special:


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The Rev. Molly Carlson - Senior Pastor

Rev. Molly joined the staff at Yankton United Church of Christ at the beginning of 2014.  She comes to us most recently from California where she served as a church planter (starting new churches) with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  She was ordained with the Disciples in 2001 and has Ordained Ministerial Partnership Standing with the United Church of Christ as well.  She attended The College of Wooster (OH), Pacific School of Religion (CA), Christian Theological Seminary (IN) and Lexington Theological Seminary (KY).  She is married to Michael Carlson and they are proud parents of Simon and Adam.  Contact information: pastor@yanktonucc.org or 605-665-7320.





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Ted and Jennifer Powell

Ted - Director of Music and Jennifer - Choir Director

Ted and Jennifer Powell began leadership duties as Organist and Choir Director at the Yankton UCC in 1999.  Ted and Jennifer are both graduates of the Conservatory of Music at Yankton College.  Ted is a retired music teacher with the Yankton School system and is employed by Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home as a prearrangement counselor.  Contact information 605-665-4182.



Michelle Redman - Director of Faith Formation

 Michelle began as Director of Faith Formation in September 2014.  She graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Therapeutic Recreation.  She has been a member of Yankton United Church of Christ since 2000 and has been involved in the United Church of Christ all her life, coming from churches in Oakland and Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Michelle is married to Harry Redman and they have 2 sons, Trey and Tristan.  Contact information: michelle@yanktonucc.org or 605-665-7320. 


Support Staff - 

Mike Schumacher - Church Admininstrator secretary@yanktonucc.org or 605-665-7320

Judy Lucht -- Custodian

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