We have found our Sabbatical Religious Educator! Our Associate Minister for Religious Education, Dan Harper, will be on sabbatical October 1 to March 1. Beginning on November 1, Mr. Barb Greve will be our half-time religious educator. Barb has been Di- rector of Religious Education at UU congregations in Walnut Creek, CA; Manchester, CT; Atlanta, GA; Newton, MA; and New Haven, CT. Additionally, he has experience in hospital chaplaincy, program leadership in the Unitarian Universalist Association (the Office of LGBT Concerns), music, and music education, and has been a con- tributing author or co-author in GenderQueer (Alyson Press, 2002), Living the Welcoming Congregation (UUA, 2004), and the editor of Crossing Path: Where Religion and Transgender Meet (UUA, 2003), among other publications.
Barb is a Credentialed Religious Educator (Master’s Level) and also holds a M.Div. from Starr King School for the Ministry. In addition, in the culmination of a lifetime of volunteering in UU communities, he has recently been named acting co-Moderator of the UUA, the top-ranking volunteer position of our Association. In short, he brings to us tremendous expertise, many years’ experience, and a deep knowledge of and love for Unitarian Universalism. We believe he will be a terrific leader for UUCPA and we look forward to wel- coming him in November.
The Sabbatical Committee – Wynne Furth, Emma Grant-Bier, Edie Keating, and M. Scott – will host a social event for you to meet Barb in person. Please watch for that announcement and come greet him in person!