Rev. Bruce Johnson, Contract Minister

The Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that the Rev. Bruce Johnson of Duluth, MN has signed a contract with UU La Crosse to serve as our half-time contract minister, effective July 1, 2022. Full bio coming soon!

Heather McCracken, Congregational Administrator

After spending over a decade in the classroom teaching writing and literature, Heather decided to make the leap and change careers in 2020. Inspired by a commitment to equity and social justice, she hoped to find fulfilling work that supported a compassionate organization and community, and so she is thrilled to have found a home at UU La Crosse. Outside of work, Heather spends her time knitting, playing board games, practicing yoga, and kayaking. Her favorite things to talk about are her dog, Sebastien, her cat, Slightly, and anything related to Japan.

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:00 to 5:00

On-site and Zoom meetings are available by appointment with notice. You can contact Heather with questions, assistance, and/or to schedule a meeting via email ( or by calling 608-796-9993 (Sunday – Thursday). 

Nancy Matchett, Music Director

The Board is pleased to announce that Nancy Matchett has accepted the position of Music Director. She brings a wealth of skill and energy to this position – please join us in welcoming her. She’s beginning her planning immediately and will be convening the choir and other musicians in September. Full bio coming soon!

Allison Wyeth, Director of Religious Education

Born and raised in California, Allison is now happily living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. With a background in education, educational administration, non-profit management and more than twenty years of attending UU congregations and volunteering with UU youth, Allison became a Director of Religious Education in 2018. She currently serves both UU La Crosse (virtually) and First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis in the role of Director of Religious Education. When not at work, Allison enjoys spending time with her wife, Lauren, and her two grown sons (whose stories sometimes make it into her Time For All Ages). She enjoys Broadway musicals, movies, concerts, watching men’s and women’s soccer and will sheepishly discuss her favorite Xbox games if asked.

Kjersten Danzig, Deputy DRE

My name is Kjersten. I am a musical theatre major with a minor in dance and arts administration at Viterbo University. Some hobbies of mine include scrapbooking, playing guitar, and running. I am excited to be working in such an inclusive and social justice oriented community!