John C. Morgan has been a Unitarian Universalist minister for over twenty years, serving congregations in New England, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, where he has been minister of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County since 2000. He is also a newspaper columnist, including the Reading Eagle-Times. He has published many articles, poems, and books, the last being Awakening the Soul: A Book of Daily Meditations (Boston: Skinner House Books, 2001).
Before entering the ministry he was a community program director and newspaper journalist. Programs he directed have won national awards, as have his newspaper articles. He holds an undergraduate degree in sociology and religion from Albright College in Reading, Pa., a Master's in the Philosophy of Religion from Oberlin College in Ohio, an M.Div from Andover Newton Seminary outside Boston, and a doctorate in ministry from the Lutheran Theological Seminary of Philadelphia. He is married and has one son.