Preparing for Unitarian Universalist Ministry

Unitarian Universalist Minister’s Association (UUMA) – Pacific Central District Chapter

Greetings from the members of the…Unitarian Universalist Ministerial Association, Pacific

Central District Chapter

We look forward to meeting you and being in conversation with you about your journey into professional ministry/religious leadership.

The Pacific Central District Resource Guide and Directory usually includes a full list of our membership with contact information, as well as listing the ministers serving each of the congregations in this district. SKSM liaison Rev. Sarah Moldenhauer-Salazar can provide more information about UU community ministers serving in this district. Reach her at


Membership in the UU Ministers Association

Membership in the “continental” UUMA is open to students in candidate status with the UUA’s Ministerial Fellowship Committee. As an UUMA member, you will receive periodic newsletters, can participate in the UUMA’s online “chat,” and can register for the UUMA’s ―Professional Days‖ prior to each year’s General Assembly.

Membership dues for candidate members (i.e., prior to preliminary fellowship) are only $35/year. For more information, check the website at www., email the UUMA staff at, or contact the UUMA at 25 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108, phone: (617) 848-0498


Membership in the UUMA – Pacific Central District Chapter

Membership in the UUMA-PCD Chapter, and participation in chapter retreats and activities, are open to students who are candidate members of the UUMA (see above) while they are completing the internship ‘year’ of their ministerial preparation here in the Pacific Central District (and those who have completed their internship here or elsewhere).

When you have been accepted to begin an internship in the PCD, please contact the UUMA-PCD liaison about membership and participation in our local chapter.

For more information about any of the above, please contact Rev. Sarah Moldenhauer-Salazar (SKSM, 2002 grad), our UUMA-PCD Chapter’s local liaison to the Starr King community. Sarah can be reached at

The UUA‘s Ministerial Credentialing home page is: