Ministry

Rev. Ben Atherton-Zeman

Before his move into the UU ministry, Rev. Ben had a 30-year career in the feminist movement, working in a number of organizations to prevent sexual and domestic violence.  With a background in theatre, he wrote and performs a one-man play, “Voices of Men,” about sexual … read more.

Djiné (Jeanay) Johnson
Dir. Religious Education & Communications

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Meet Our Director of Religious Education & Communications

Born in Los Angeles, California, and raised in Saint Petersburg, Florida, Djiné has worked with children for over 12 years. From child care to visual arts along with her vast experience in spiritual development, journalism, law enforcement, … read more.

Religious Education

Patricia Harding (Ms. Trish)
Children's Religious Education Teacher

My name is Patricia Harding, though I have many nicknames. Most people call me Trish, while young students usually called me Miss Trish. I was born in St. Pete, Florida and raised (mostly) in this area. After high school, I traveled a bit and settled … read more.

Victoria Varnes
Nursery Teacher

Hello! My name is Victoria. I’m originally from St. Petersburg Fl and I’m 30 years old. I spent my childhood living mainly in the Tampa Bay area but found my way back home for the beaches! I’m the most senior out of 7! Most of … read more.

Rev. Ben Atherton-Zeman

Before his move into the UU ministry, Rev. Ben had a 30-year career in the feminist movement, working in a number of organizations to prevent sexual and domestic violence.  With a background in theatre, he wrote and performs a one-man play, “Voices of Men,” about sexual … read more.

Djiné (Jeanay) Johnson
Dir. Religious Education & Communications

https://uustpete.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Copy-of-UU-Slide-show.mp4

Meet Our Director of Religious Education & Communications

Born in Los Angeles, California, and raised in Saint Petersburg, Florida, Djiné has worked with children for over 12 years. From child care to visual arts along with her vast experience in spiritual development, journalism, law enforcement, … read more.