Rev. Meredith Dodd has been our pastor since 2023, after twelve years pastoring United Methodist
churches throughout King County. Prior to becoming a pastor, Meredith was an English teacher in
California, working primarily with immigrant and refugee students. She holds an B.A. in English from
Yale, an M.A. in Education from Stanford, and a Master’s in Divinity from Seattle University. She speaks
fluent English and Spanish, and she is currently learning Portuguese. Meredith’s writing has been
published in Sojourners. The Seattle Times, The Christian Century, and Open Minds Quarterly. Meredith
also volunteers with NAMI Seattle, leading a weekly support group for adults living with mental health
conditions. In her spare time, Meredith likes walking in the woods, doing puzzles, watching British
comedies, and continuing her lifelong quest for the perfect cup of hot chocolate.
Cee E. Adamson serves as the Director of Music & Creative Arts at Lake Washington United Methodist Church. Cee is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance and Choral Conducting at the University of Washington.
A native of Washington, D.C., Cee is a singer, conductor, and educator. Cee has served in multiple artistic and administrative roles with arts organizations and churches across the country and internationally. Additionally, Cee is an arts management consultant and advocate specializing in addressing efficient ethical business operations, and advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. As an experienced arts administrator and educator, Cee has served multiple roles with arts organizations such as Bel Cantanti Opera Company, Washington Revels, Louisiana State University, and Glimmerglass Opera.
Prior to her current studies at the University of Washington, Cee held a place at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music & Drama, based in London, where she received the Master of Music and the Master of Performance degrees and was designated a Guildhall Artist. Other education includes the Advanced Artist Diploma and Master of Music degree from Shenandoah Conservatory at Shenandoah University, and undergraduate degrees in music, accounting, and management from Franklin Pierce University.
Outside of music, Cee is passionate about social justice, building communities, higher education administration, and just about all things pertaining to the United Kingdom.
Hello, I’m Selenia! I am currently enrolled at Bellevue College working towards my Science and Arts Assosiates Degree. I plan on becoming a wedding and portrait photographer.
Hi, I’m Jennifer! I have a Masters of Business Administration, and have worked in office administration for the last fifteen years – five of those within the nonprofit sector. Originally from Arizona, I now live in Kirkland with my four children.