Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick announces new minister

July 20, 2012

FREDERICK, Md. — The Rev. J. Carl Gregg has become the new full-time minister at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick.

Gregg, 34, began office hours this week and will preach for the first time Sunday.

Gregg joins the congregation and local community with his wife, Magin, a native of Baltimore and a graduate student at Goucher College. 

Gregg’s interests include Stages of Faith development for children, youth and adults; facilitating firsthand religious experiences; and fostering consensus-building decision-making processes.

Gregg holds a Doctor of Ministry from San Francisco Theological Seminary; a Master of Divinity from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas; and a Bachelor of Arts in religion and philosophy from Furman University in Greenville, S.C.

Gregg served as minister at Broadview Church in Chesapeake Beach, Md., since 2010. He served as associate pastor at Northminster Church in Monroe, La., from 2003 to 2010.

Gregg also is a featured blogger on, a spirituality and religion website that brings faith communities, academics and the broader public into a single online environment.

The church is at 4880 Elmer Derr Road. Services are Sundays at 11 a.m. (10 a.m. in the summer). There is a religious education program for children and youths. It also operates the Circle of Life Cooperative Preschool.

For more information, call 301-473-7680 or go to

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