Shaun Rossi

Senior Pastor

Shaun serves as senior pastor of UCC, overseeing preaching and vision. Originally from the USA, Shaun is married to Katja and they have four young children. Shaun is pursuing a PhD in historical theology and is a college lecturer in theology.

Lari Launonen

Associate Pastor for Helsinki

Lari is the leader of UCC Helsinki and looks after young adult ministries at UCC. Lari comes from Jyväskylä, is married to Minna and studies theology at the university of Helsinki.


Daniel Ottoson

Executive Pastor

Daniel is the leader of UCC Otaniemi and looks after the executive functions at UCC. Dan originally worked as a chef in the USA before traveling to Nepal as a missionary for two years.  Dan began working at UCC shortly after moving to Finland with his wife Anne. They have three children.

Dave Pike

Associate Pastor

Dave serves as an associate pastor at UCC. His main role includes overseeing the children & youth ministries as well as the site deacon teams. Dave joined as an intern with UCC in 2014 while studying for a degree at Agricola Theological Institute, from which he graduated in the spring of 2017. Dave is Married to Senja and they have three children. 

Joel Gillin

Music leader

Joel began serving part-time as UCC's music leader across the three sites in the summer of 2016. He is completing his Master of Theology at the University of Helsinki.