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Our Minister and Staff

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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. 



Office hours: 9 AM to 2 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Email: (phone: 727-531-7704).

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.

Office hours are 9 AM to 12 PM (on campus => 12:30 - 3:00 remote) Tuesday - Friday.


Phone: 727-531-7704

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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:

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Lori Thorn
Lifelong Learning Coordinator

Lori is a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University where she attained her MBA with focus in Leadership Development. Prior to this, she earned a BA in Music Studies at University of South Florida. She lives in Clearwater with her husband and three children and enjoys writing romcoms, playing various instruments in the Pinellas Community Band, whipping up healthy delicious foods, and getting her sweat on. 


The best way to reach Lori is by emailing

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Dr. Susan Robinson
Choral Conductor

Dr. Robinson has a Ph. D. in fine arts/orchestral conducting from Texas Tech University, a M.M. in choral/orchestral conducting from Ball State University, and a B.A. in music performance from Susquehanna University.  She has worked with Leonard Atherton, Gunther Schuller, Samuel Adler, Harold Farberman, Daniel Lewis, Pierre Boulez, Daniel Lewis, Donald Portnoy, Tido Dejan and others. 

Click HERE to read Dr. Robinson's full bio.


The best way to reach Dr. Robinson is by emailing

Other Staff Members


We 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!). 

Zoraida Santana, Custodian - Zoraida makes sure our indoor spaces are squeaky clean! Her usual hours are Sunday, Wednesday and Friday (10 AM - 3 PM).  If you have a question for Zoraida outside these hours, please get in touch with the Administrator ( 

Susan Strauss, Campus Handyperson - Susan has been with UUC for over six years, and she is the caretaker of UUC's never-ending "honey-do" list. 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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