Rev. Tandi Rogers is a Congregational Life Staff member for the Pacific Western Region of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), serving as Primary Contact for congregations in Alaska, Washington, and Idaho, as well as working with all PWR congregations as a specialist in Conflict Transformation, Accessibility & Inclusion Ministry and working with all PWR Emerging Ministries.
Tandi writes, preaches, and speaks widely about growth and religious innovation, and teaches Religious Education for a Changing World at Meadville-Lombard Theological School. She is a founder of the Growing Unitarian Universalism blog. Two of her meditations appear in Becoming: A Spiritual Guide for Navigating Adulthood, edited by Rev. Kayla Parker and Restored to Sanity: Essays on the Twelve Steps by Unitarian Universalists, edited by Ken and Cathlean.
Tandi is especially passionate about congregational polity in the 21st century, covenant, faith formation and multigenerational communities. She is known for her creative reframing and sparky questions and love of collaboration. She is both ordained to the UU ministry and a Credentialed Religious Educator, master level.
Tandi has been serving the UUA in many roles since 2002. Before joining the Pacific Western Team she served the UUA as Pacific Northwest Districts’ Program Specialist (2002-2011), Interim Director of the Youth & Young Adult Office (2010-2011), Growth Strategist (2011-2014), and Innovation & Network Specialist (2014-2016.)
Tandi is married to Rev. Sue Phillips and has three children (ages 9, 21, and 23.) She lives in Tacoma, WA.