My hope is that through this writing, I have an avenue to share with my friends, my community and the world at large, my passion for a just, humane and progressive world where every view is welcome at the table. The views expressed here are entirely my own and do not represent any organization for which I work or with which I am associated.
ADAM LAWRENCE DYER centers his ministry around a passion for the physical body as a theological and cultural expression of spirituality. Whether it is fitness, race and ethnicity, ability, sex, sexuality, size, gender identity or how we are part of the living planet, Adam believes that any spiritual practice or awareness must include the tool that we were given to to experience this life on earth: the human body.
Adam is the Lead Minister at First Parish in Cambridge (Unitarian Universalist). He is a graduate of Princeton University and the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA. While at the Graduate Theological Union, he taught a semester long course “In Your Hands: Spirituality, Language and Ethics of Touch” as part of the Hilda Mason Fellowship at Starr King School for the Ministry. His first book of poetry “Love Beyond God” was published in 2016 by Skinner House Books and you can learn about it HERE.
Over a 30 year professional career, Adam’s passion for wellness and fitness has been seen in his work as a personal trainer and as a massage therapist. He is frequently recognized as a featured cast member of the P90x fitness videos with Tony Horton. In addition to wellness Adam is an accomplished vocal artist and dancer and appeared in the original Broadway company of Ragtime, the Musical and the national tour of Martin Guerre.