Staff team

Andy Lang, Executive Director

Andy Lang
Andy Lang has 18 years of experience as a communications professional in the United Church of Christ. He was a daily newspaper reporter and Congressional press officer in Washington, DC, before moving to Cleveland to join the UCC’s national communications staff in 1993. Andy built the UCC’s first churchwide website at in 1994 and led the church’s national web ministry until 2004. Andy has been the Coalition’s executive director since 2010: in that capacity, he leads the UCC’s Open and Affirming Program, the largest LGBTQ-affirming church movement in the world. His passion is to reach the nearly 3,500 UCC congregations that have not yet adopted an ONA covenant. He is a member of Plymouth United Church of Christ in Shaker Heights, OH. Would you like Andy to speak at your Conference, seminary or church? Download this brochure for ideas about workshops and events. Andy’s pronouns of choice are “he, him, his.”

Kim Graff, Acting ONA Program Manager

As Acting ONA Program Manager, Kim advises congregations beginning their ONA process and manages the Coalition’s network of regional ONA consultants. She is a published author and poet currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree with an emphasis on social transformation at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. Kim’s undergraduate work was centered in Gender and Ethnic Studies, focusing on the experiences of LGBTQ people of color. As a pansexual, gender-nonconforming person growing up in rural Wyoming, she learned that hearing each others stories is essential for mutual respect. Kim lives in the Twin Cities with her spouse and four sons (three cisgender and one transgender). Her faith is centered in her Native American and Scots-Irish heritage. She worships at Community United Church of Christ in Saint Paul Park, MN. Kim’s pronouns of choice are “she, her, hers.”


Ann Randall, Financial Director

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Ann M. Randall, CPA, has an accounting and financial-management practice in South Euclid, Ohio, working primarily with non-profits and small businesses. She has worked in the non-profit sector for 30 years. Some of her proudest achievements include facilitating racial diversity and parent involvement in her children’s elementary school. She served as the Christian educator in a Presbyterian More Light Church for many years. Ann’s pronouns of choice are “she, her, hers.”