Minister Emeritus

Bob Eddy, Minister Emeritus

To contact Bob: bobeddyuu@aol.com

The Reverend Robert M. Eddy (Rev. Bob)  received a B.A. from Syracuse University, an M. Div. from Drew Theological Seminary and completed postgraduate training in Family Therapy at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY. After serving Methodist churches in upstate New York, he joined the staff of the American Friends Service Committee (Quakers) in 1958. Entering the Unitarian Universalist ministry in 1963, he served Unitarian Universalist congregations in Farmington, MI, Schenectady, NY and Denver, CO.

He left the Unitarian Universalist ministry in 1976, founded the Grief Education Institute there and for many years carried on a private practice as an individual, couples and family counselor in Denver. He returned to the Unitarian Universalist Ministry in 1989 and served congregations as an interim minister in Boulder, CO; Adelaide, Australia; Indianapolis, IN.

Rev. Bob was invited to Pensacola to serve as interim minister from September 1999 until May 2000. After a year of travel, speaking to Unitarian Universalist congregations from Fairbanks, Alaska to San Miguel, Mexico, he was invited to returned to Pensacola in August 2001 as contract minister and was elected settled minister in September 2002. He retired and was designated Minister Emeritus June 30, 2005.

Rev. Bob and Gerry are avid bicycle campers having accumulated over 25,000 “loaded” miles in 20 countries. Though somewhat slowed down now they rode 1,000 during the summer of 2004 to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Rev. Bob and Gerry now live in Pensacola and can be reached by telephone at 850 474 0892.