The Rev. Dr. Carolyn Sheets Owen-Towle is minister emerita of First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego, which she served with her husband, the Rev. Tom Owen-Towle, from 1978 to 2002. She was a candidate for the UUA presidency in 1993.
Tom Owen-Towle has been a parish minister since 1967 and is the author of two dozen books on various topics of personal growth, social compassion, and spiritual depth. He has been partnered in marriage for 38 years to Carolyn Sheets Owen-Towle, and they are devoted parents of four and active grandparents of six. He is also a guitarist, a Little League coach, a budding magician and merry-maker, especially with seniors.