Rev. Leslie Woodward
REVEREND LESLIE WOODWARD concluded a year‘s ministry (2008-2009) with Eldorado Universalist Church this past August electing to remain in community ministry as a hospice chaplain. A Master of Divinity degree graduate of Earlham School of Religion in 2005, Leslie received Preliminary Fellowship from the UUA in 2007 and was ordained by her home congregation, Miami Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, in June 2008. She completed her chaplain training at Kettering Medical Center and Sycamore Hospital and currently works as a part-time hospice chaplain for Southern Care. Born in Minnesota, Leslie lived in Hawaii for 20 years. she now lives in Washington Township (south of Dayton) with her husband, Chris and their two sons, Nick and Alex. When not involved with hospice chaplaincy and family raising, she enjoys swing dancing, hiking, watching soccer, and going to the beach which she admits is somewhat difficult in Ohio.