Erin J. Walter

Rev. Erin Walter smiles, with bright sun behind her.

Rev. Erin J. Walter (she/her/hers) is a community minister, activist, and musician based in Austin, Texas, where she is affiliated with Wildflower (UU) Church. A YMCA director and chaplain until COVID-19 layoffs, Rev. Erin now centers her ministry as a singer/songwriter for the band Parker Woodland, whose debut EP “The World’s On Fire (and We Still Fall in Love)” comes out on Feb. 5, 2021. She is also the longtime bassist for queer rock band Butch County, and a board member for the Texas Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry. Winner of the 2017 UU Women’s Federation Sermon Award, Rev. Erin focuses on joy practices, including leading a free public Zumba class over Zoom. You can find more about her music and dance ministry on her website.

From Erin J. Walter

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Braver/Wiser | WorshipWeb

Keep Singing

Erin J. Walter

From Braver/Wiser
I experience the creative impulse as living just under the surface of the daily grind: tugging; imploring, When do we all get to sing together again?

Southern Region

I Am A Markered Couch

Erin J. Walter

From Southern Region
So often people ask, "How do you do all the things you do?" I can never decide whether to take this as a compliment or whether to start rattling off all...
What's Changed?

Erin J. Walter

From Southern Region
PSA: Some of us have changed a lot during the COVID pandemic. A LOT. Many people change a lot even in a seemingly ordinary 17 months. Some of us are...

UU World

Dancing with grief, hope, and resistance

Erin J. Walter

From UU World Magazine
The world needs people who resist, and people who don’t let anything keep them from dancing.

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