Rev. Leah Ongiri is honored to serve as the half-time family ministry coordinator for the 2021-22 program year. She is a lifelong UU Jew who has been a child, member, lay leader, staff member, and/or minister at UU congregations in Oregon, Washington, California, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Florida.
She received her undergraduate degree in political economy from Evergreen State College in Washington State and her Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree from Starr King School for the Ministry, a UU graduate theological school in California. She co-edited the Skinner House book Jewish Voices in Unitarian Universalism and is a past president of UUs for Jewish Awareness. Leah and her spouse Amy have four children.
Leah is working remotely from her home in Portland, Oregon. Please be in touch if you’d like to connect with her!