Rev. Dr. Kharma Amos
Rev. Dr. Kharma Amos (she/hers) is an ordained minister with 20 years of professional experience in pastoral ministry and denominational leadership. Rev. Amos holds plural ministerial standing in the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) where she was granted preliminary fellowship in 2020, as well as the Metropolitan Community Churches where she was originally ordained in 2002. She is a preacher, activist, writer, singer, educator, fundraiser, and administrator with a passion for engaging others who are committed to spiritual growth, inclusive community, and social justice.
Kharma currently serves full-time as the Team Lead for Resource Development for Metropolitan Community Churches, where she is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and manages the denominational staff responsible for finance, fundraising & development, communications, IT, and the creation of resources for ministers and congregations. She also serves as the half-time Minister of the Unitarian Universalists of Central Delaware.
Kharma received a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from the University of Oregon (1998), a Master of Divinity degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary (2002), and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Episcopal Divinity School (2008). She also served on the Board of Trustees of Lancaster Theological Seminary for several years.
Kharma was born in Springfield, Missouri (USA) and has lived and worked professionally in Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida, and Delaware (USA). She currently lives in Lewes, Delaware with her wife, the Rev. Elder Diane Fisher, a proud Canadian currently serving as the Senior Pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of Rehoboth Beach. They make their home with three wise cats and one extraordinarily spoiled dog.