Rev. Gary Kowalski, Interim Minister
Gary Kowalski describes himself as a nature mystic, a champion for racial and gender justice, and animal activist. As interim minister, Reverend Kowalski will be serving First Unitarian during the first half of 2013.
A graduate of Harvard College and the Harvard Divinity School, Gary is the author of several books on spirituality, history, science and the environment, including The Souls of Animals (New World Library, 2006), Revolutionary Spirits: The Enlightened Faith of America’s Founding Fathers (Bluebridge Publishing 2008), and Science and the Search for God (Lantern Books, 2003). He also blogs regularly for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
Gary is accompanied in Worcester by his wife Dori Jones (a criminal attorney and former Public Defender). Their daughter Holly is finishing a master’s at nearby Clark University, while son Noah works and studies international affairs in Washington, D.C.
Gary enjoys tennis, painting, sailing and motorcycling. Please contact him for advice or counsel, if you’d like a home or hospital visit, in the event of emergency, or if you’d just like to grab a cup of coffee and get acquainted.
Gary’s office hours at First Unitarian are 9am to 12pm, Monday through Thursday (508.757.2708). He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org