Our Minister and Staff
Rev. Dr. Paul S. Johnson holds the Doctor of Ministry and Doctor of Divinity degrees from Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago and has served Unitarian Universalist Congregations in Minnesota, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey and New York.
He has served two terms on the Board of the Meadville/Lombard Theological School, on the denomination Commission on Social Witness, and as president of the national Unitarian Universalist Minister’s Association.
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Claudia Jiménez is our intern minister and a third year seminary student at Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago. She is very excited about supporting the new Children and Families Ministry initiative in partnership with our congregation.
Claudia has been the Director of Religious Education at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach, FL since 2001. She ran for office and was elected to serve her local school board from 2008-2016. Claudia has a B.A. in Biology and Spanish Literature from Cornell University, and a B.Ed. from Queen’s University (Canada). She taught K-12 for 10 years in Colombia, Brazil, Canada and Florida. She has an extensive record of community involvement and is a mentor with the local non-profit Youth Guidance.
A native of Bogotá, Colombia, she currently resides in Vero Beach with her husband Stephen Lapointe. They have two adult daughters. When not studying or working, Claudia enjoys walking the beach, running or attending Zumba classes.
Jackie brings a background in teaching, performing, composing and directing chorus and choirs of all ages.
She earned her Masters of Music, majoring in piano, while obtaining a Lifetime New York State Teaching Credential.
Jackie is proud to be a Unitarian Universalist for 15 years.