The Reverend Aaron Norris
The TRUU board is pleased to announce that Rev. Aaron Norris begins his ministry with TRUU on August 1. He will preach once a month and also work with TRUU’s committees and board.
Rev. Norris lives in Boulder. He will continue his half-time ministry with the UU Congregation of Greeley while also serving TRUU. (You can view many of his sermons for that congregation here on the UU Greeley website.)
He was born in Houston, Texas and moved to Littleton, Colorado when he was four years of age. He went to high school in Champaign, Illinois.
Rev. Norris is a graduate of Iliff School of Theology in Denver. Prior to his ministry in Greeley, Rev. Norris served the First Universalist Church of Denver, initially as an intern, and later as a ministerial resident and finally as the assistant minister. (You can view him in his ministerial role at First Universalist in this video.)
Rev. Norris completed a clinical pastoral externship at the University of Colorado Hospital where he served primarily the rehabilitation, orthopedic, and burn units.
Rev. Norris’ ministry is focused on the stories that people tell to make meaning in this universe.
Aaron comes to ministry from a previous career in law, where he served as a deputy district attorney and owned a law firm practicing mainly criminal defense. Aaron worked as an attorney on the Western Slope, mainly in criminal law.
Rev. Norris also served in the Peace Corps in Mali.
Rev. Norris holds a law degree and a Master’s in International Relations from the University of Denver and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in Creative Writing.
Reverend Aaron has two sons, one going to college this fall and one entering middle school. He also recently remarried this summer.
He’s excited to be with the TRUU community this year.