Rev. Clyde Grubbs
Clyde Grubbs is a Unitarian Universalist minister who has served congregations in California, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, and Texas, as well as Quebec. He currently is the interim minister of the First Parish In Cambridge, MA.
Clyde honors his Native American heritage (Texas Cherokee), which informs his spiritual understanding and practice, as well as his anti-racist and anti-oppressive commitment. He has worked for peace, justice and equality since he was in the Unitarian Universalist youth movement, Liberal Religious Youth.
Additionally, Clyde is a certified spiritual director through the Still Harbor training program of Boston. He also enjoys preaching, lecturing, and consulting on a regular basis in the areas of worldview transformation and congregational governance and development for ARAOMC visioning.
Please see his Blue Hills Spiritual Direction page for more information.
Rev. Dr. Michelle A. Walsh, PhD, LICSW
Michelle Walsh also is a Unitarian Universalist minister with an extensive background in urban community ministry. For nearly two decades, she served as the director of an urban youth ministry program under the UU Urban Ministry, first in a lay capacity and then as ordained clergy.
Currently, Michelle sees herself as a spiritual coach, companion, ally, facilitator, and IFS practitioner for activists committed to transformational justice work, as well as for those who would like to increase their activism in deeply grounded ways during these troubling times. She also teaches at the Boston University School of Social work and writes as an independent scholar of liberative practical theology and lived religion practices. She is the author of Violent Trauma, Culture, and Power: An Interdisciplinary Exploration in Lived Religion.
While Michelle has worked for well over 20 years as a clinician, including in supervisory and clinic director positions, she has transitioned fully and permanently now to a spiritual coaching/facilitation/IFS private practice. She draws on her extensive previous therapy and supervisory skills for insight coaching now.
Please see her Sacred Play Explorations practice page for more information.