Lee Berg brings a wealth of experience to the board of Archway Housing and Services, having served during his career in a variety of ministerial and non-profit leadership roles across the country. Since 2012, Lee has focused on helping Front Range, CO UCC churches as an interim minister, including Community UCC in Boulder as well as congregations in Parker and Craig, Colorado. He currently serves as the Designated Minister and Pastor at Washington Park UCC in Denver, CO.
Lee began his ministry career as a liberal Southern Baptist pastor in 1979, serving congregations in Texas and in Mississippi. He holds a BA in Sociology and Religion, a Master of Divinity in Theology and Ethics, and his PhD in Religion/Ethics with minors in political science and sociology was earned at Baylor University.
He left pastoral ministry in 1995 to work with the National Education Association in Washington, DC. While with NEA, he worked with religious groups, including the Social Action office of the United Church of Christ, to pass Equal Access legislation for public school students. His work with NEA brought him to Colorado and Boulder in 2001. His life-long passion for social justice found its theological home in the United Church of Christ.
Since leaving the National Education Association, Lee has served in nonprofit leadership roles with area nonprofits. He and his wife Cindy met in 2003 and were married in 2006. They and their dog Beau live in Louisville, Colorado.
What Home Means to Me
Home represents a place for family, shelter, stability, a place to which to retreat following work, a place to share, and a place of safety and well-being. Helping others have places they can call home is both a joy and a passion.