Larry Brickner-Wood


Reverend Larry Brickner-Wood is the Chaplain and Executive Director of the Waysmeet Center, United Campus Ministry to the University of New Hampshire. Larry is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ (UCC) and is in his 14th year at Waysmeet. He served previously as the Assistant Pastor at First Church Congregational, UCC, in Rochester, NH, and spent twenty years in another calling in local government, serving as a municipal manager for most of that time. He has a Bachelors degree in Public Administration from James Madison University in Virginia, a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Vermont, and a Master in Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School. He is a UNH Social Justice Educator, and serves on the Board of the National Campus Ministry Association.

He is interested in inter and multi-faith work, spirituality, healing, community service, activism, holistic sustainability and spiritual direction. He enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, gardens, poetry, reading, sports, drinking tea and cooking and spending time with his family. He lives in Durham, is married and has two sons, who are in college in New Hampshire and Arizona. He loves his work!