Ministers

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Reverend Patricia Brennan
Interim Minister

Rev. Brennan began her Interim Ministry at First Parish Dorchester in January 2016. She has extensive experience in interim ministry, having served churches in the northeast as an Interim, Sabbatical, Acting Co-Minister and Assistant Minister. She received her Masters of Divinity degree in 2000 and … read more.

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Reverend Annie Gonzalez Milliken
Community Minister

Rev. Gonzalez Milliken is a Community Minister affiliated with First Parish Dorchester. Her UUA sponsored Community Ministry work is with young adult and campus ministries.

Staff

Lucas Gonzalez Milliken
Director of Religious Education

Lucas grew up in the Disciples of Christ denomination in California, and was deeply influenced by his experiences at various church camps as a youth. The communities of faith and exploration that were created there inspired Lucas to serve as a youth leader at a … read more.

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Ana Sorina Popa
Music Director

Dr. Popa holds a Ph.D. in Piano Performance from the Boston University School of Music and has performed in many locations in Europe as well as the continental United States. She has worked with us for well over a decade to broaden our music efforts … read more.

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Kit Binns
Office Administrator

Kit has lived in Dorchester for over 40 years, most of that time on Jones Hill, where he raised his three kids, who are proud “Dot Rats”, wherever they live (currently DC, Austin, and San Francisco). A country boy by birth, he loves his … read more.

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Horace James
Custodian

Mr. James hails from Barbados, and now lives in Boston with his family a short walk from the church. He has been assisting in maintaining buildings and grounds at FPD for several years now, and also works on the maintenance staff of Codman Square … read more.