Lisa Friedman is minister of congregational and community engagement at Unity Church-Unitarian in St. Paul, Minn. She has a B.A. from Oberlin College in Ohio and a Master of Divinity from Meadville/Lombard Theological School in Chicago. She has served as a consulting minister and parish minister in the UUA and an interim assistant minister of program and pastoral care at Community Church of New York. She also served as a teaching pastor at Meadville/Lombard Theological School. She is currently a mentor to new colleagues in preliminary fellowship with the UUA.