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Rev. Ian W. Riddell

Minister of Music and Worship Arts

REv. Ian RiddellJoined the Staff in 2015.

Rev. Ian serves as our Minister of Music and Worship Arts. Before joining us at First Church, Rev. Ian served the Las Vegas congregation as Developmental Minister. Previously, he served as Director of Music Ministry in congregations in Madison, Wisconsin; State College, Pennsylvania; and Victoria, British Columbia.

At FUUCSD, Rev. Ian’s responsibilities include leadership in the music and worship ministries of the congregation, along with preaching, teaching, pastoral care, and offering ministerial support to the UU Men’s Fellowship. Rev. Ian believes that music and worship can transform lives, and not just on Sunday mornings. One of the main focuses of his ministry with us will be to envision ways in which worship and music can infuse all of what we do as a religious community.

Rev. Ian’s ministry calls him to the work of re-building the world shaped by justice, kindness, and humility — participating in and guiding and ministering with a community that has covenanted to walk together in the task of healing self and the world—to sing and listen and speak and act and teach against separation and for the flourishing of life.

Information on our Music Program.

Phone (619) 298-9978 | Email ian@firstuusandiego.org

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