The Rev. Jan Christian was hired as Congregational Life Staff for the Pacific Western Region in July, 2015. Her portfolio includes stewardship and ministerial transitions.
Before assuming this position, Jan served for thirteen years as minister of our congregation in Ventura, California. During that time, she also served for eight years on the Unitarian Universalist Fund for Social Responsibility.
Her previous professional life included decades of work in and around Arizona’s social service and juvenile justice systems and many years teaching public policy and service learning courses at Arizona State University.
She holds a B.S. in American History and a Master of Counseling degree from Arizona State University and an M.Div. from the Pacific School of Religion.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her partner and exploring the central coast of California where they make their home.