Spouse Gwen Buehrens (m. 1972)
|Name John Buehrens|
Religion Unitarian Universalism
|Occupation Unitarian Universalist minister|
Residence San Francisco, California, United States
Education Harvard College, Harvard Divinity School
Books A chosen faith, A House for Hope: The Prom, Understanding the Bible, Universalists and Unitarian, La fe que hemos escogido
John A. Buehrens (born 1947) is a Unitarian Universalist minister and author.
Buehrens is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Divinity School. He was ordained in 1973 and served his first congregation in Knoxville, Tennessee. He then became Senior Minister of First Unitarian Church in Dallas in 1981 and following that, Co-minister of the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York City. He was then elected to become the sixth president of the Unitarian Universalist Association; he served from 1993 to 2001 and resided in the Boston area. Following that, from 2002 to 2012, Buehrens served as minister of First Parish in Needham, Massachusetts. He served as Interim Minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Monterey Peninsula in Carmel, CA. He is currently Developmental Senior Minister of the First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco. He announced in December 2016 that he will be retiring from First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco effective June 2017. He received honorary doctorates from Starr King School of the Ministry in 1990 (Doctor of Divinity), and from Meadville Lombard Theological School in 1995 (Doctor of Sacred Theology). He has been married since 1972 to the Rev. Gwen Langdoc Buehrens, a priest in the Episcopal Church.