Rev. Tamara Moreland
Rev. Moreland is a spiritual and strategic visionary with a proven track record of providing pastoral leadership. She will begin her 4-year term in April 2021. As our Designated Term Pastor, Rev. Moreland will work collaboratively with lay leaders, members, and staff, to lead FCC on the Green through a period of revitalization and renewal.
As Area Conference Minister (the first African American woman to hold this position in the Southern New England Conference of the UCC) she is responsible for 105 churches and their associations and committees on ministry since 2012.She coaches clergy, creates leadership training opportunities on search and call, conflict resolution, and strategic visioning. She also provides leadership for Unified Fitness Review, Interim Ministry, Boundary Training, and Pandemic Re-entry.
As a second career minister, Rev. Moreland brings more than 20 years of experience spearheading innovative initiatives and providing leadership development opportunities in higher education and faith-based institutions. Nationally, Rev. Moreland is a speaker and coach with expertise in ministerial formation, clergy boundary training, and women in ministry. Rev. Moreland is widely recognized for her insightful and inspirational approach to preaching. She holds a Master of Divinity degree (M.Div.) from Yale University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Hartford, and has completed coursework for a Master of Science in Organizational Behavior at the Barney School of Business. We welcome Rev. Moreland and look forward with excitement and great anticipation to journeying together to achieve God’s plan for FCC on the Green