The Reverend Deborah Holder is a fellowshipped community minister currently serving the Mountain Desert District in the role of Program Consultant and Justice Ministries coordinator. Prior to entering professional ministry, she served the UU Veatch Program at Shelter Rock where her portfolio as Program Officer included economic globalization, environmental justice, media democracy, and denominational social justice funding. During her tenure with the foundation, she developed and piloted the UU Urban Social Justice Ministries Program in support of eight congregation-based social justice programs and staff. As former director of Unitarian Universalists for a Just Economic Community, the Pittsburgh Area Religious Task Force on the Economy and a founding board member of the National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, she has worked with UU congregations and grassroots faith-based community organizing for the past 20 years. She currently serves as President of the UU Society for Community Ministries (UUSCM). A graduate of the Iliff School of Theology, her passion and great joy is theologically-based care of UU social justice leaders and technical assistance support for Unitarian Universalist lay and ordained public ministries. MSW, Community Organizing and Social Administration; Masters Theological Studies, Iliff School of Theology. Professional affiliations include: UU Society for Community Ministries; UU Ministers Association (UUMA); National Association Community Organization and Social Administration, American Academy of Religion.