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

Associate Pastor for Espoo

Daniel is the leader of UCC Otaniemi and looks after children and youth ministries at UCC. Dan originally worked as a chef in the USA before traveling to Nepal as a missionary for two years. Shortly after moving to Finland with his wife Anne, Daniel began working at UCC.

Ismo Heiskanen

Pastoral Assistant and Operations Manager

Ismo serves as administrator and pastoral assistant to Shaun at UCC. Ismo is Finnish, married to Susan, they have a new baby boy. Ismo originally studied economics and worked in his field for many years before coming to United Community Church.