Rev. Charley Earp began his ministry with UUFD in August of 2022 after living in Cook County (Chicago and Evanston) since 1986. He was ordained by The Peoples Church of Chicago and the Unitarian Church of Quincy IL in 2021. He has been married to Teresa Earp since 1982. Together they have raised a daughter and a son to adulthood and enjoy every chance they can to spend time with family, especially their amazing granddaughter. Prior to his calling to ministry, Rev. Charley explored becoming an academic political theorist and still deeply dedicated to engaging social movements for radical progress.