Adrian Graham joined the UUCR staff in July 2016 with 18 years of experience in customer service and member relations in retail, performing arts, and religious institutions, as well as general nonprofit administration. Most recently, he served as the Member Relations & Engagement Coordinator for Temple Sinai, a large Reform Jewish synagogue in Washington, DC.
At UUCR, Adrian is primarily responsible for visitor, friend, and member services, producing congregational publications, overseeing church communications, and maintaining the UUCR website. He is the author of the 2015 Unitarian Universalist Association pamphlet, “Finding What We Believe,” which addresses common questions about belief for Unitarian Universalists.
Raised mainly in the United Methodist Church, Adrian discovered Unitarian Universalism in his late teens and quickly became deeply involved in the UU world. Since moving to Maryland from New Jersey in 2003, he has been a member and lay leader of the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore, where he has served both as a trustee and an officer. Adrian also served on several church committees in Baltimore – among them the Membership, Adult Religious Education, Ministerial Internship, and Ministerial Search Committees, as well as the Committee on Ministry.
Adrian’s primary interests include religious and theological study, languages, and music, and he is a seminarian working toward at Master of Divinity degree. His second language is French, and he loves playing keyboard and woodwind instruments. Along with his husband Joel, Adrian resides in Charm City (Baltimore, Maryland).