Janine Larsen, Director of Ministries

Janine Larsen

Janine oversees church programs and staff who support learning, spiritual deepening, connection & communications, congregational service, and leadership development. Prior to joining UUC staff in 2016, Janine served the Unitarian Universalist Association in the Pacific Northwest for twelve years, as District Executive and on Regional Staff. She worked in nonprofit management and consulting for 25 years before that.

Janine is a UU lay leader whose first UU church was in Woodinville, WA, where she served in a variety of leadership roles including Board President. Janine has practiced Zen Buddhism since 2001, and is an ordained Zen priest and Dharma Teacher. For more information on her Zen path, click here.

Janine and her spouse are both Seattle natives and have a daughter in Portland and a son in Bothell.

Office hours:  Janine works primarily at the church, and is often available for meetings Wednesdays, Thursdays, Friday afternoons, and on Sundays. Please make an appointment for in-person, phone, or video meetings with Janine. Generally, she takes Mondays off.

Contact Janine through her direct line, (206) 454-7724, or by completing the email form below.