Jo Green, Consulting Minister
Ms. Green is a candidate for ordination who has served the UU Church of Cherry Hill, New Jersey for the past two years, first as an intern under the supervision of Reverend Manish Mishra Marzetti, and then as Minister in Residence. As Minister in Residence, Ms. Green has shared the pulpit and other ministerial duties with the Reverends Christian and Kristin Schmidt, Cherry Hill's interim ministers. Her duties have included leading worship services, presiding over ritual
|ceremonies, and serving as liaison to the church's Caring Committee. While in seminary Ms. Green completed Clinical Pastoral Education and served for two years following her internship as a per diem chaplain at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley, California. She served her home congregation, the Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society in North Hills, California as a member of the Board of Trustees and Social Justice Council, the latter of which she was Vice-Chair. Ms. Green graduated from the Starr King School for Ministry in Berkeley with a Master in Divinity. Her areas of ministerial focus include pastoral care and social justice. She will meet with the UU Ministerial Fellowship Committee this fall to seek Preliminary Fellowship. Prior to entering seminary Ms. Green held administrative positions in several settings including UCLA Medical Center, Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, and Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles where she was responsible for high-level support to senior rabbinical staff. In addition, she has a Masters Degree and experience in Counseling Education and training in dispute resolution.
I'm certain you will join the Board in a warm welcome to Jo Green and also a hearty thanks to the Search Committee. The members of the committee were: Alan R., Bill and Vivian D., Chris K., Ralph J., Cynthia B., Sarah Skochko and Brenda R., chair.