Reverend Arthen

Reverend Inanna Arthen

Reverend Inanna Arthen

Rev. Inanna Arthen, M.Div, began preaching in UU churches as a guest
speaker in 1994 and served on the Ministry Team for the First Parish UU
of Ashby, MA from 1994-1995. This experience led to three years at
Harvard Divinity School and the awarding of an M.Div degree in 1998.
Inanna’s extensive background in spiritual and social service includes
ten years with the Boston-based EarthSpirit Community, for which they
served on the Board of Directors and the Council of Elders, and ten
years as a residential counselor and Team Leader in a domestic violence
shelter, which included training and certification in crisis counseling,
mental health and substance abuse intervention. They served as the
minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Winchendon from 2013 to
2019.

Raised as a UU, Inanna follows an earth-centered spiritual path and is
ordained clergy of the Society of Elder Faiths, as well as a member of
Covenant of the Goddess and the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist
Pagans (CUUPS). A strong advocate for the LGBTQI community, Inanna
identifies as non-binary genderfluid/genderqueer and is a member of
TRUUsT. Inanna is a Candidate for UU Fellowship, a member of the
Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association and serves as the
Administrator for the Unitarian Universalist Society for Community
Ministries.