The Rev. Josh Pawelek has served as minister of the Unitarian Universalist Society: East in Manchester, CT since 2003. During that time he has served as president of the Greater Hartford Interfaith Coalition for Equity and Justice, chair of Connecticut Clergy for Marriage Equality. He has been a member of the UUMA Board of Trustees, the UUMA Committee for Antiracism, Anti-Oppression and Multiculturalism, and the UUMA's Accessibility Task Force. He lives in Glastonbury, CT with his wife and two sons. His sermon, "Until All Are Equal," won the 2004 Skinner Sermon Award.