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Pastor Rosemary Rocha, Interim Pastor

Pastor Rosemary came to the UCC in 1972 after college.  While teaching 3rd grade in Lowell, MA, Rosemary felt a call to ordained ministry, graduating from Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA in 1977.  Rosemary has served churches in Ashland, OR, Missoula, MT, Iowa City, IA, Lakewood and Burton, OH.  In 2015 she retired after a 15-year pastorate at Edina Morningside Community Church, Edina, MN.  She was then interim in Hopkins and this Easter completed an interim at New Spirit UCC, Savage.  Rosemary also served on the staff of the Northern California/Nevada Conference UCC during the 1980's. 

For fun Rosemary does competitive and social ballroom dancing, walking yoga, kayaking and spends times with family and friends.  She also sews, weaves and create dance jewelry.  Rosemary lives in Eden Prairie with her cat Lilly.