I am a theistic Unitarian Universalist; an accountable antiracist, feminist, queer ally; a liberal, suburban American minister practicing in New England’s old “congregational way;” a loving husband and father; and a spiritual leader dedicated to transformative preaching, teaching, healing and social justice ministries. Serving as the parish minister of UUS:E has blessed my life in many ways. Most importantly, UUS:E has allowed me—and continues to allow me—to be an authentic spiritual presence and to provide excellence in ministry. I am deeply thankful.
I have grown much during my time in Manchester. UUS:E is a strong and healthy congregation with incredible lay leadership. It offers spiritually uplifting worship; demonstrates a solid commitment to social justice; provides an excellent religious education program for children and youth; sustains a wonderful music program; and offers a growing number of opportunities for adults to engage in spiritual growth. I look forward to many more years of shared ministry at UUS:E!
Ordination: First Parish in Cambridge (Unitarian Universalist), Cambridge, Massachusetts, April, 1999.
Organizational Involvement and Recognition
- Chairman and founding member, Connecticut Clergy for Full Equality
- President, Greater Hartford Interfaith Coalition for Equity and Justice
- Co-Chairman, Interfaith Fellowship for Universal Healthcare
- Member, Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association
- Member, Greenfield Group, a UU ministers’ study group
- Member, Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association Committee on Ministry for Antiracism and Multiculturalism
- Member, Transgender Religious Professional Unitarian Universalists Together (TRUUST) Steering Committee
- Winner of 2004 Skinner Sermon Award
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