About Our Minister

Linda Simmons @ 300dpi

Rev. Linda Simmons began her ministry at the Unitarian Meeting House in July of 2013.

Rev. Simmons was ordained into the ministry on May 4, 2013 at First Church Boston where she served as ministerial intern for two years and also as summer minister.   Additionally, she served as junior youth and “Coming of Age” coordinator at First Religious Society in Carlisle, Massachusetts while completing her Masters of Divinity program at Harvard.

Nantucket UU delegation with Rev. Simmons at her ordination

Nantucket UU delegation with Rev. Simmons at her ordination

Prior to entering the ministry, Linda held a variety of positions in adult and secondary education, and was the senior manager for a program in New Hampshire for 12 years that worked with at risk youth. She attended The New Seminary in New York City and graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in economics and a minor in philosophy.

Rev. Simmons now lives on Nantucket with her husband, professional photographer Gary Langley and her daughter, Regina.  Rev. Simmons  has traveled extensively and has lived abroad in India, Germany, France, Spain,Portugal and the Netherlands.

To learn more about Rev. Linda’s sabbatical to Nepal and India in Feb-April 2018 go to her blog at  http://nepalindiadotblog.wordpress.com


Listen below to Rev. Linda’s interview on Nantucket NPR with Arlene O’Reilly

Click here to view Rev. Linda Simmons’ interview on Front Up

Visit nantucketweddingminister.com to learn more about Rev. Linda.