Northborough – The Rev. Dr. Anita Farber-Robertson will serve as the interim minister at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Northborough for two years.
Farber-Robertson has served as settled pastor in Unitarian Universalist congregations in Canton and Swampscott for a total of 19 years. She has Final Fellowship with the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) in parish and community ministry. Now as an accredited interim minister with the UUA, she has found great satisfaction in serving congregations in this capacity since 1999.
Rev. Farber-Robertson has taught in a variety of capacities at Andover Newton Theological School, including serving as the adjunct professor of communication. Her book, “Learning While Leading, Increasing your Effectiveness in Ministry” was published by Alban Institute. Her book “Called to Community, New Dimensions in Unitarian Universalist Ministry,” which she edited and coauthored with Dorothy Emerson, was released in December 2013. She has a consulting practice (Learning Edge Consulting) to congregations, and has led workshops for clergy and lay leaders in interim ministry, conflict management, anti-racism/diversity training, supervision, and time management.