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After an extensive search, First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce our new Lifespan Director of Religious Education, Erica
Erica is passionate about UU religious education and excited to serve at First UU and call Pittsburgh her new home. She will be coming
to us from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County in Media, Pennsylvania where she served two years as the Interim Lifespan
Religious Education Director. A religious educator with six years of experience in the field, Erica has a passion for storytelling, creating,
Formerly a middle school English teacher, Erica holds a B.A. in English and a Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Studies in Folklore, concentration in Applied Storytelling from George Mason University. In addition, she is a member of the Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA), Diverse Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM) steering committee, and a 2016 Fahs Research Fellow, representing educational entrepreneurs in the practice of religious education. She is also looking forward to being a presenter at General Assembly in June.
Erica has a natural collaborative nature and looks forward to getting to know each and every member and friend of First UU. You will hear more about Erica in the coming months as we prepare to welcome her here full-time on August 1st!
from Meadville Lombard Fahs Fellow, Erica Shadowsong
Living Words: Devotional Practice for Unitarian Universalists