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About UTemple

Our Team

Rev. Pat Simpson


Embracing the chance to serve the U District and this congregation! Pat has been a minister in Seattle since coming in 1998 to work with homeless women at Church of Mary Magdalene and Mary's Place. She's been U Temple's pastor since July 2015. Contact:

Kay Barckley


Kay has been with UTemple for many years, having served as Deacon since 1997. She has a love for creating liturgy and is a key component of our Worship Team.

Chris Vincent

Choir Director

Chris joined the U Temple team in early 2016, after many years conducting choirs and accompanying singers and instrumentalists in the Seattle area and beyond. He also conducts The Market Street Singers in Ballard and the Sound Singers Japanese Choir. Looking for a choir home? Let’s talk:

Howard Wolvington


Ralph Boylan

Building Superintendent

Brian Hutchison

Administrative Assistant

Brian joined the UTemple staff in November 2016. He is also the pastor of Emerald City Metropolitan Community Church.

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