Our Minister & Staff
Rev. Amanda Schuber
Rev. Amanda joined High Street in August of 2022 as our Developmental Minister. She earned her undergraduate degree with a focus on oppression, the nature of power and grassroots movements from the University of Alabama, and she graduated with an M.Div from Starr King School for the Ministry in Berkley, California. She has served in numerous capacities throughout the UU world, including as Director of Religious Education, and as a Board member for EqUUal Access and Interweave. Additionally, she has worked for the UUA in Boston in the Office of Congregational Fundraising. She is a dedicated advocate for disability rights, especially the recognition and support of those living with mental health struggles.
Rev. Amanda comes to Georgia from Huntsville, AL where she served for 12 years as the Family Services Program Manager for Habitat for Humanity of the River Valley. She is passionate about economic justice and examining our hidden biases. Her work with the UUA Beyond Categorical Thinking program has taken her to over 50 UU congregations across the United States. Rev. Amanda believes strongly in the power of community to support each other and create positive change in the world.
How to Get In Touch:
Open Office Hours – Thursday, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm at 719 Mulberry Street (no appointment necessary)
Pastoral Care and other appointments are held on Tuesday and Friday by appointment only.
Monday is Rev. Amanda’s regular Sabbath day.
Please use Rev. Amanda’s calendar app to schedule an appointment.
If none of the listed times work for you, please email her.
Director of Children’s Religious Education (she/her)
Paula has been a member of High Street since 2010 and became DRE in 2014. She earned a BS in Civil Engineering and a MBA from EAFIT University, in Medellin, Colombia. Paula has been a Montessori teacher for over 15 years in numerous international and national locations. She currently teaches and holds administrative positions at Montessori of Macon. An active and committed member of her community, Paula is passionate about community organizing and social justice. She is one of the founders and board members of Macon Periods Easier, an organization devoted to raising awareness of period poverty. She also helped found and volunteers for the Middle Georgia Immigration Coalition, which provides critical resources for local immigrant communities. Paula has been a Georgia Women Steering Committee member since 2020. GA Women’s core principles are Protection of civil and reproductive rights and fair and representative elections. She and her spouse have four children. When not traveling they all reside in Macon.
Lisa, Director of Music (she/her)
Charles, Office Administrator (he/him)
Retired school teacher and technology coordinator. Hobbies include square dancing, round dancing, clogging and amateur radio. Have been Office Administrator since 2009 and have been the primary sound operator since about 1980.
Email Charles at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Ann, Pianist (she/her)
HP Rivers, Communications Specialist (they/them)
HP is a lifelong UU and recent graduate of Starr King School for the Ministry, a UU seminary, where they earned their MA in Religious Leadership for Social Change. At High Street, they manage the website, social media, and other online communications.
Email them at email@example.com