Director of Social Justice and Community Ministries
began to to serve the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration as intern minister. She has now also taken on the role of Director of Social Justice and Community Ministries. A graduate of Lancaster Theological Seminary in May 2014, María is seeking ordination to the Unitarian Universalist ministry.
Maria fell in love with Unitarian Universalism almost ten years ago, after a lifetime of spiritual seeking. She has been a television journalist, Leadership Communication consultant, homeschooling mom and lifelong social activist. She will tell you that serving as a minister is what she was always meant to do.
She brings to ministry a deep passion for the work of social justice, especially in the areas of economic and racial justice. A native speaker of Spanish, María grew up in a bilingual, bi-cultural and biracial home. Her personal history fuels her vision of inclusive and just community.
María also serves as liturgist on the Lancaster Theological Seminary Worship Team where she feels privileged to work with a talented team, dedicated to spirit-filled worship.
She lives with her husband Mike, her daughters Morgan and Alix, and her elderly cat Nemo in Kennett Square, PA.