UCV has several staff members, not to mention the blessings of strong lay leaders because the joy and responsibilities of ministry belongs to everyone, from children to seniors. 


Here are our staff members who work toward the mission and ministry of United Church of the Valley.

Lynne Bradley

Music Director


Contact Info:

  • Email: lynne@ucvchurch.org

We have a wonderful program led by our talented Music Director, Lynne Bradley.  Lynne has served as the Director of Music Ministries at UCV since its inception.  Lynne has directed choirs at Fallbrook Union High School and in the Chicago area.  Choirs under her direction have sung in Europe, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, at national and regional choral and music conferences, in Carnegie Hall and on television. A graduate of Northwestern University, for many years Lynne sang with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chorus.  She offers enthusiasm for choral music and an understanding of its value in the development of a sensitive, caring, and confident young person.



Luann Carman



Luann has been a professional pianist since 1978 and holds both a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Arts degree in piano performance.  She has authored two piano books for Warner Brothers and Hal Leonard Publications, and is currently working on a third.  Luann formerly taught at CSU, Fullerton, UC Santa Barbara and now has private students in the Idyllwild and Temecula areas.  She is currently the accompanist for the Southwest Women's Choir, Inland Valley Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, Idyllwild Master Chorale, Idyllwild Arts Academy and has been with United Church of the Valley since 2017.

Ray Wellman

Financial Secretary

  • Phone:  951.326.0944
  • Email: raywellman@verizon.net


Ray grew up in Richmond Virginia and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been in the tax and bookkeeping field since 1986. Ray is retired from the Navy Reserve and enjoys giving back to the community. Ray lives in Temecula with his wife and two dogs, Kelly and Buddy Bear.

Debbie Hudson

Administrative Secretary

  • Phone: 951.698.1520 (Monday & Friday 9 a.m.-12 noon)
  • Email:admin@ucvchurch.org


Debbie has been the Administrative Secretary at UCV since 2018. Debbie is a long time member of UCV and lives in the inland valley.