Leadership and support

Rev. Christie Mandas


Reverend Mandas relocated to Delavan from Monroe, WI to serve as Pastor of the Delavan United Church of Christ (UCC). She is originally from Northern California and earned a Master Degree in Education from University of Santa Clara, a Master of Divinity from Chicago Theological Seminary, and is also a Board Certified Chaplain.


Office Assistant

Heidi is a long-time member of Delavan UCC (Congregational) and has worked as the Office Assistant since 2015. She has a degree from UW-Stout and resides in Delavan with her husband and two children.


Organist & Music minister

Kris holds a BA in Music Education (UW-Parkside) and an MS in Curriculum/Instruction (UW-Whitewater), and taught elementary instrumental music in southeast WI for over 25 years. A resident of East Troy, she now works as a professional piano accompanist at area churches, schools and theaters- most recently at Chapel on the Hill in Lake Geneva. Kris currently leads a volunteer/staff show band at Lakeland Heath Care Center in Elkhorn, entertaining residents a few times a year. She has two grown children, one granddaughter, and a spoiled miniature dachshund.


Sunday School Teacher

Tina has worked in the child care industry for 18 years and has been teaching Sunday School for the last 6 years. Tina enjoys spending quality time with children sharing Bible Stories and doing lots of fun related activities with them. In her free time, Tina enjoys spending it with her husband and her terrier mix who is often featured on her Facebook page.


Technology & Media Director

Jim holds a BS from UW Oshkosh in Radio TV and Film. Primarily in radio, he has worked in promotions for WTMJ in Milwaukee as well as hosted a music variety show on-air for KRFC in Fort Collins, Colorado. Jim currently resides in Greenfield and enjoys playing tennis, going fishing, and hiking in his spare time.


Choir Director

Tom has a passion for music and was introduced to it at a young age by his parents, who were at one time members of the United States Air Force Band. Over time, Tom has gained a variety of music-related experience whether being a part of choir, being in theatrical performances, or even assisting in sound engineering. Tom has also played several instruments which include the piano, clarinet, and drums. He resides in Burlington where he loves spending time with his wife, two kids, and terrier mix.