Speaker: Rev Al Boyce

Rev. Al Boyce began ministry in 1973 as a fundamentalist minister. Following successful church work, Al came out as gay and left that faith. Following his master’s work at Harvard Divinity School, he was accepted into the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association and served UU churches in New England, New Jersey, and Florida. Al also holds a master’s degree in psychology/councseling and a PhD in psychology. Today, Al serves as lead chaplain for Volunteers of America Northern New England as well as doing per diem hospice chaplain work. As a Christian UU he enjoys guest speaking at UU, Congregational and Episcopal churches. He is a father, grandfather and married to husband, Andrew. Al and Andrew live together with their standard poodles, Lucy and Louis in Dexter, Maine.

Mysterium Tremendum

Since the earliest days of our UU faith we have been challenged to open inquiry concerning the concept, and individual, relationship to the Divine. Al’s sermon will invite us to explore the topic through the lens of personal expression.