Reverend Russ Menk served as Intern Minister at First Parish from September 2011 through June 2012.

Russ graduated from Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California with an MDiv degree in 2013.  He was given Preliminary Fellowship by the Unitarian Universalist Association with the award of his degree and he received Final Fellowship in 2016. Rev. Russ was ordained by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Santa Cruz County and continues to serve there.

Prior to that, Russ had joined the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2002 and after holding several lay-leadership positions decided to become a UU minister. In 2008 Russ retired after 29 years from his career in Aerospace, and moved to California to attend seminary. He enjoys life, people, church meetings, learning, nature, and dark beer.


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Prayer 2017-09-24 16:47
Title Description Speakers
First Parish Chelmsford Sermons 2017-2018

Sermons from the 2017-2018 church year at First Parish

First Parish Chelmsford Congregation , Heleena Mathew , Katherine Canada , Rev. Lilia Cuervo , Reverend Douglas Wilson , Reverend Ellen Rowse Spero , Reverend Russ Menk , Reverend Stephen Shick

Contact Info

First Parish Church
2 Westford St
Chelmsford MA 01824