This Sunday we welcome back our dear friend Rev. Pratima Dharm, who will be sharing her thoughts about Nobel Prize winning poet Rabindranath Tagore, the “Bard of Bengal.”
Rev. Pratima Dharm, served as a US Army Chaplain for 12 years both as a Christian and a Hindu Chaplain. She retired from active duty in 2017 and received her ministerial credentials from the UU Ministerial Fellowship Committee in September 2016. She was ordained by the Accotink UU Church, VA (where she interned for a year) and Cedar Lane UU Church in MD in March 2017. After retiring from the US Army she worked as a part time Chaplain at Johns Hopkins Bayview hospital and also served as a part time Minister at Goodloe UU Church in Maryland. She has also served Monte Vista UU Church in Southern CA as their minister in the past. She is currently developing a ministry in Southern CA based upon a Cafe Church that feeds the homeless. She also serves as a Community Minister at North Chapel Society. She has two daughters. Her oldest is a sophomore in college and her younger daughter is in Highschool.