Meet Our Ministers

Rev. Daniel E. Budd, Parish Minister

Rev. Daniel E. BuddReverend Budd has been Parish Minister since August, 1999. He was ordained in 1979 and from 1979 to 1984 he served Unitarian Universalist congregations in Hartland Four Corners, Vermont and then in Midland, Texas; from 1984 to 1999 he served the Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo, New York.

Rev. Budd holds a B.A. in Psychology from Otterbein College (1973) and a Master of Divinity from Eden Theological Seminary (1979). He currently serves on the Community Leader's Council/Greater Cleveland of Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (, our congregational Core Team for Greater Cleveland Congregations (, and on the Board and Program Committee of the C.G. Jung Educational Center of Cleveland (Jung Cleveland,

216-751-2320 Ext. 24



Rev. Patricia A. Shelden, Community Minister Affiliated

Rev. Patricia A. SheldenReverend Shelden has been the Community Minister Affiliated since 2005. Her ministry, Living With Losses  provides education as well as individual and group support for any of life's losses. She also provides consultation for the church's Lay Pastoral Care Team and other pastoral and educational support as requested by the Parish Minister.

Reverend Shelden holds a B.A. in Education from Otterbein College (1975) and a Masters of Divinity from the Methodist Theological School of Ohio (1997). For nine years she served as Chaplain Coordinator in a children's hospital providing pastoral care to patients, families and staff. She also participated in educating ministers and seminarians in pastoral care and provided education programs and lectures for the hospital staff, medical residents, local seminaries and the broader community.

216-702-LOSS (5677)


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