Zackrie Vinczen

Zackrie Vinczen currently serves as the Minister at Cedars Unitarian Universalist Church. Prior to moving to Kitsap County, Zackrie spent five years living in California with his husband Elliott Smith. While in California Zackrie earned his Masters of Divinity from Starr King School for the Ministry and worked in the Family … Read More


Kathleen Stearns

Office Manager

Kathleen enjoyed a long career in secondary and higher education as a teacher, counselor, associate admissions director, and as a freelance writer and editor.  Following retirement, she and her husband, Jim, moved to Bainbridge from Seattle in the summer of 2018 and enjoy reading, swimming, and exploring the beautiful trails on … Read More


Chris Smellow

Music Director

Chris's life is full of music and believes in empowering people to make music  She grew up playing piano and has a degree in Music and Piano Performance. She has spent over 40 years as a church musician in a variety of congregations. Eight years ago she came to Cedars and has been blessing us with her skills and love of music … Read More