Kenneth W. Phifer was the senior minister of First UU Congregation of Ann Arbor Michigan from 1980 - 2005. His thought-provoking sermons, caring leadership, vibrant sense of humor, and dedicated community involvement provided the congregation with much inspiration for 25 years. Ken continues to teach classes and preach in area churches. Ken is a founder of the Interfaith Roundtable, and has worked on issues relating to peace, aid in dying, and LGBTQ concerns. A graduate of Harvard University and the University of Chicago Divinity School, Ken is the author of two books: Hold On: Getting Through Tough Times and Becoming at Home in the World.