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Rev. Stephen Kendrick

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Stephen Kendrick has been a Unitarian Universalist minister for more than thirty years, and currently serves as Senior Minister at First Church in Boston.

Previous to his ministry there, he served churches in West Hartford, Ct, Columbia, Md., and chapels in the Birmingham area of England.  He and his wife have also led numerous UU seminars at Manchester College, Oxford. He has most recently taught UU Ministerial Ethics and Effectiveness (Polity) at Andover Newton.

Rev. Kendrick has published four books: Holy Clues, Night Watch (a novel), and with his son Paul, two books of history, Sarah’s Long Walk (Beacon Press) and Douglass and Lincoln (Walker & Co.). He has also written an illustrated book for older teens (and anyone else) about UU history called A Faith People Make. As well, he has published in the UU World, Utne Reader, American Heritage, the New York Times travel page, and editorials in the Boston Globe and the Hartford Courant.