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Our Minister and Staff

Rev Amy Kindred
Rev. Amy Kindred
Developmental Minister

Rev. Amy Kindred arrived in September 2022 to serve, with friends and members, the mission and vision of the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater. Reverend Amy, as she is known in the community, graduated in 2005 with two higher education degrees. She has a Master of Divinity and a Master of Theological Studies, with research in art and religion. 



Her office hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. You can email her at to set up an appointment.

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Anne Gilbert
Campus Administrator

Anne joined our team in October 2019. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a BA in Mass Communications and Public Relations. A lesser-known fact about Anne is that she is a Pinellas County native. She lives in Clearwater with her husband, two children and a host of rescue animals. In her spare time, she enjoys running, baking and spending time with family.

Hours: Tuesday - Friday (9-12 on campus; 12:30 - 3:00 remote)


Patti Thomas Hanks
Ministerial Intern

Patti (she/her) lives in St. Pete with her husband Mike and two doggies, Chica and Manny. She just recently completed her Master of Divinity program in UU Studies and her hospital chaplaincy training at BayCare Hospital System. Before her ministry path she worked as a teacher and in nonprofit management. She is thrilled to learn and grow in her internship ministry at UUC. Patti loves studying, pulling weeds, long, long walks around the bay, and finding the "perfect bite" of food. She loves being the "mum" of four children and the "muma" of four grandgirls. 



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Cheryl Brown
Music Coordinator

Cheryl has lived in Florida since 2014. Her mission at UUC 

is to ‘bring a spiritual awareness’ through music.

Before arriving in Florida, Cheryl was a school

music teacher in Chicago for twenty-five years

and also taught piano. 



The best way to reach Cheryl is by email:

Other Staff Members


We do also have some unsung heroes here at UUC. These folks are critical to the mission of UUC, and we are extremely grateful to have them on board!

Jeremy Dillow, Technical Coordinator ( - Jeremy handles all of our Sunday Service technical needs (and is available for outside events, too!). 

Susan Strauss, Custodian - Susan has been with UUC for over six years, and she keeps our campus sparkling clean. She is always willing to lend a hand or go above and beyond the call of duty. To reach Susan, get in contact with the Administrator (


Gary Strauss, Security Guard - You will see Gary on Sundays, as he looks over our congregation with a watchful eye.  To reach Gary, get in touch with the Administrator (

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