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New Members Left to right back row:  Rev. Cynthia Snavely, Nancy Applegate, Helene Kirschbaum, Michael Connifey, Pat Felton, Mike Felton, Trish Schwartzberg, Peg Tackett

Front row:  Coreen Gooden, Sonya Thompson

Kim Hummel was preseent on Zoom.

New Members May 2023 


Mike Connifey spent his first 30 years in northern Virginia, the next 30 years in Beaver County PA, and the last 10 years in The Villages.  He is interested in computers, audio/visual services, editing, and videos.  At Tri UU he hopes to make wonderful relationships and work for good causes.  You may have seen him already engaged with Tech Team. 


Pat Felton came to us recently from the First Unitarian Universalists of Wichita, Kansas.  She lives with her husband Mike On Top of the World in Ocala.  She is interested in Eastern thought/practices, spiritual growth, domestic and international travel and a healthy lifestyle.  At Tri UU she hopes to find community, develop spiritually, and contribute to the growth of others.   


Mike Felton also comes from Wichita most recently and likes to travel and experience different cultures around the world.  At Tri UU Mike hopes to enjoy a spiritual path with open and like-minded people.   

Coreen Gooden was born on the beautiful island of Jamaica.  She worked in the security field for more than 27 years.  After moving to Florida in 2021 she started working in healthcare, a very different field.  She and her life partner Sonya will make their 20-year relationship legal in August 2023.  Coreen is already a member of our choir.   

Lori Hodsoll grew up in western Massachusetts, went to college in Boston, and worked for Marriott for 26 years.  She currently works from home for a pharmaceutical company and is happy to join our community. 

Kim Hummel is from coastal Virginia and was a member of the UU Fellowship of the Peninsula of Newport News.  She lives in Wildwood and is one of our loyal virtual attendees.  She is interested in environmental protection and preservation based on her work as an environmental planner.  She also has a background as a journalist.  At Tri UU she hopes to offer service in social justice and has experience in hospitality.  Her interests include exercise, sewing, and cooking.   

Peg Tackett is originally from Connecticut and also spent time in Norfolk VA.  She currently lives in The Villages.  She is an avid quilter and a Master Gardner.  At Tri UU she hopes to participate in local community service programs, social action projects about domestic violence prevention/intervention, and feeding and housing programs.   

Sonta Thompson was born in Jamaica and came to Florida with her partner Coreen Gooden.  Sonya has many years of experience caring for the elderly and children with physical challenges.  She also worked in health care administration in Jamaica.  Sonya is already a regular choir member here.  She and Coreen will be married in August of 2023.  

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