Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Reverend Thomas Perchlik is the interim minister for Cedars UU Church, which serves Bainbridge Island and northern Kitsap County, in Washington state. Thomas’ ministry centers on creating peace in the soul and the world. He especially loves the ministry of storytelling, to children and adults. His spiritual practice is deeply … Read More

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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