The Rev. Tom Goldsmith, senior minister, has served the First Unitarian Church congregation in Salt Lake City since 1987. He began his ministry in Unitarian Universalist churches in the Boston area. Rev. Goldsmith is a frequent speaker in city and state events that call for advocacy on behalf of an underserved population, environmental issues, and marriage equality. He has published widely in a number of journals and local newspapers. Rev. Goldsmith's love of jazz led him to found the Jazz Vespers series which has recently enjoyed its 25th anniversary celebration.