Our Minister and Staff
Ministry & Programs
Rev. Anastassia Zinke, Minister
Anastassia Zinke most recently served as Religious Education Consultant at Goodloe Memorial Church in Bowie, MD. She previously filled the roles of Intern Minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, Intern Minister at All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington, D.C., and Youth Program Director at First Parish in Concord, Massachusetts. Zinke completed her undergraduate history degree at Bryn Mawr College and her Masters of Divinity at Union Theological Seminary in 2011. She and her husband, Kent, are parents to a daughter, Sadie, and son, Benjamin. They share a commitment to progressive causes, international travel, community service, and “embracing the adventure of life.”
Rev. Kayla Parker, Minister of Congregational Life
Rev. Kayla Parker comes to us from Charleston, WV, where she served as the Contract Minister at the UU Congregation in Charleston for two years. She is most proud of working with the congregation as they deepened the mostly-white congregation’s engagement and the relationships in their mostly-black neighborhood. Prior to Charleston, Kayla served as the Intern Minister at the UU Church in Meriden CT, while receiving her Masters of Divinity from Yale Divinity School. In her Undergraduate Studies at George Washington University, Kayla studied Religion and International Affairs, with focus on the Middle East and Islam. Kayla has worked for a variety of interfaith and advocacy groups, served as the Campus Ministry Associate at the UUA for three years, and is the editor of Becoming: A Spiritual Guide for Navigating Adulthood.
Rev. Sarah Gettie McNeill, Director of Children’s and Community Programming
All Souls welcomes Rev. Sarah Gettie McNeill, our Director of Children’s and Community Programming! She is responsible for programming for our families, as well as for developing programs to serve the families of Indianapolis. Sarah Gettie brings wonderful presence, thoughtfulness, energy, experience, and ability to provide pastoral support to our families. Rev. Sarah Gettie grew up in southern Indiana, received her Masters of Divinity degree from Meadville Lombard Theological Seminary, and was ordained as a UU minister in 2010. She has experience running religious education programs and as a hospital chaplain.
Gregory Sanders, Director of Music
Greg Sanders has served as the Music Director at All Souls since the fall of 2011. Greg is an active choral musician in Indianapolis and across central Indiana. In addition to his work at All Souls, Greg is a choral director at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, Indiana. He is the Artistic Director of the Indianapolis Men’s Chorus. Additionally he serves as the Vocal Director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for all Pops productions, including the annual Yuletide Celebration with Maestro Jack Everly.
Aside from his choral work, Greg is a vocal coach and chamber musician, performing extensively at the piano in recitals, festivals, conferences, and master classes in Indianapolis and regionally. Greg has performed in many parts of North America, including Chicago, Montreal and the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, S.C., as well as in concerts in Europe, including tours in England, Scotland, Greece, and Italy.
Operations & Administration
Allison Zafiratos, Membership Coordinator
Robert Thompson, Office Manager and High School Youth Coordinator
Robert graduated from Purdue University with three Bachelor’s degrees in Sociology, Religious Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies with focuses on feminist and queer theology, diverse and inclusive sacred spaces, and the politics of privileged and oppressed groups. He likes spend free time with his beautiful cats, watching scary movies, and enjoying life with his partner.
Nancy Baney, Financial Administrator
Nancy is a graduate of Ball State University with a degree in Business Education. She has taught high school business classes, worked as a contract bookkeeper for several businesses including the former Indianapolis Ballet Theatre, and was employed for 27 years by a local accounting firm. She enjoys spending time with her family, walking in the woods, bird watching, and sewing.