Our Minister

Rev. Peter Connolly

The Rev. Peter Connolly will be serving as our interim minister through June 30, 2024. Rev. Connolly was born and raised in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, the son of Irish immigrants. He attended the Boston Public Schools and was awarded an A.B. in English and American Literature from Brandeis University in 1974. Rev. Connolly’s work history includes eight years as a high school teacher of English and other subjects and sixteen years as a social worker with Kit Clark Senior Services in Dorchester, working with homeless and formerly homeless disabled adults and elders. He received his M.Div. degree from Andover Newton Theological School in 2005 and was ordained as a Unitarian Universalist minister in 2008. He served from 2009 to 2017 as the first settled minister at the UU Church of Bowling Green, Kentucky. He is very pleased to be serving the First UU Society of Middleboro where he served as a student intern minister from 2003-2005.


Office Administrator: Valarie Ortelt



Director of Music: Susan Land Hotchkiss 



Director of Religious Exploration: Kelly Lownds 



Sexton:  Steve Page


Minister Emerita: The Reverend Patricia V. M. Tummino

Minister Emerita: The Reverend Sarah K. Person

Our elected Lay Leadership

President of the Society: Jim Bonnar



Vice President of the Society:  Bob Waterman