Our Minister, Reverend Zackrie Vinczen

Our Minister

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 Ministry program at the UU Church of … more

Worship Associates

Worship Associates are members of the congregation who love to speak and share their insights with the congregation. They are a committed group of volunteers who lead in our regular Sunday services. A 3 year commitment is required as well as extensive training, practice, and willingness to speak … more


Chris Smellow, Music Director

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 more


Kathleen Stearns, Office Manager

Office Manager

Kathleen Stearns

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, … more