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Reverend Kathleen Owens

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]First Unitarian Universal Church San Diego[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”35px”][vc_column_text]Reverend Kathleen Owens became the church’s first openly lesbian lead minister in 2013.  Under her leadership, the congregation forges new community partnerships and collaborations. Rooted in its believe for social justice the First Universal Unitarian Church of San Diego continues to give away 85% of their Sunday offerings to local nonprofits whose work reflects the congregation’s values.

To meet the needs of a changing and diverse population, Reverend Owens experiments with a variety of worship styles to included those that often identify as spiritual but not religious.

Welcoming all to its services, Kathleen explains that the “First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego is known for showing up when a faith voice is needed in combatting the injustice in our region.” No matter race, culture, sexual orientations and gender identify, mental and physical abilities, people of all occupations are invited to join the services. Its motto “we don’t tell you what to believe but encourage you to live a life of compassionate curiosity and growth” is an all-inclusive mandate.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”35px”][/edgtf_elements_holder_item][/edgtf_elements_holder][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1492608315246{margin-bottom: -37px !important;background-color: #f6f4ee !important;}”][vc_column][vc_row_inner content_width=”grid” css=”.vc_custom_1491569190905{padding-top: 100px !important;padding-bottom: 100px !important;}”][vc_column_inner][edgtf_image_gallery type=”image_grid” column_number=”3″ pretty_photo=”yes” grayscale=”no” overlay=”no” images=”6956,6933,6935″ image_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]