Rev. Dr. Paul S. Johnson holds Doctor of Ministry and Doctor of Divinity Degrees from Meadville/Lombard Theological School, the Unitarian Universalist seminary located in Chicago. He has served Unitarian Universalist Congregations in Hanska, MN, Silver Spring, MD, Princeton, NJ, and the Shelter Rock Congregation in Manhasset, NY on Long Island. He retired from settled ministry in 2016 after serving for fourteen years as Senior Ministry of the Shelter Rock Congregation. For the next four years, until the end of this June, he served as developmental minister of the Treasure Coast UU Congregation in Stuart, FL.
Rev. Paul has served as president of the national Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association, as a member of the UUA’s Commission on Social Witness, as chair of the Office of Church Staff Finance, and as vice president of the Board of Meadville/Lombard Theological School.Rev. Paul’s wife, Carol, retired in 2016 from a thirty-three year career as a clinical social worker with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Their son David is an architect residing in Venice Beach, CA, and their daughter Kristin works for an advertising firm in Manhattan.