Contact Information

Rev. Matt Carriker Usdan Student Center /146 781-736-3573 carriker@brandeis.edu

Rev. Matt Carriker

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Rev. Matt Carriker

Rev. Matt Carriker is the Protestant Chaplain at Brandeis University.  Matt is an ordained Christian minister in the United Church of Christ (UCC).

Matt graduated from Andover Newton Theological School with a Master’s of Divinity Degree.  He holds a number of part-time ministries in addition to being the Protestant Chaplain at Brandeis.  Matt is the Associate Pastor of Religious Education for the Eliot Church of South Natick, and co-facilitates confirmation and adult spiritual formation retreats through the Mass. Conference UCC for youth and adults from across Massachusetts churches.  He serves part-time as the Program Director for Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (CMM), an interfaith social action organization that also runs the Interfaith Youth Initiative program. 

Matt is also an author, spiritual coach, and retreat leader.  He is passionate about altering Christianity today into a spiritual tradition that models the unconditional love of God and the life and teachings of Jesus. The title of his upcoming book is “Giving Christianity back to Jesus.”  Matt lives in Natick, MA with his wife LaToya.