Welcoming Cameron Young...
Congregational Life and the Southern and MidAmerica Regions are happy to announce our newest staff member, Cameron Young. Cameron started part-time in February and will be full-time in June as congregational life field staff, with a specialty in youth ministry, and will work with both regions. Cameron will be with us for our MidAmerica Regional Assembly in St. Louis and this summer for our Youth Midwest Leadership School in Decorah, IA, July 14-20, 2019.
Cameron Young is a native Texan and lifelong Unitarian Universalist. Having grown up in those programs, they developed a particular affinity for youth and young adult ministry. Prior to joining the UUA, Cameron has served as a lifespan religious educator in Fort Worth, Texas for five years, having helped to implement their congregation’s first ever Coming of Age, Spirit Play, and Young Adults programs. Cameron also served a two-year elected position as Young Adult Co-Facilitator at General Assembly. Cameron has a Bachelor of Music from Louisiana State University and is currently a seminarian at Fort Worth’s Brite Divinity School. A professional musician and classically trained singer, Cameron has performed in numerous operas, musicals, is a member and co-founder of DFW’s Uptown Carolers, a professional Christmas caroling company, and also recorded with Grammy award winner Leon Bridges on his debut album. In their spare time, Cameron is an avid traveler, die hard fan of Dallas sports teams, and devoted coffee drinker.
Cameron will continue to work from their home in Texas, but will be working closely with Nancy Combs-Morgan in expanding our consciousness and efforts in youth ministry and UU faith development. Feel free to welcome Cameron, cyoung [at] uua [dot] org ( cyoung [at] uua [dot] org).