The Reverend Maddie Sifantus has a BS and a MA from Lesley University with a specialization in Elder Studies as well as a Masters in Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School. She is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister in affiliation with the First Parish in Wayland, Massachusetts. She is the former co-president of the Society for Community Ministries, an organization of community ministers. She is a member of the CENTER Committee of the UU Ministers Association, which designs continuing education opportunities for its members. She is also the liaison from the Unitarian Universalist Association to the UU students at the Andover Newton Theological School, as well as co-convenor of the Wayland Clergy Association.
In addition to her work with the community in the capacity of an officiant and workshop leader, Rev. Sifantus also extends her ministry through music. The former musical director of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading (MA), she is a professional singer who has performed many styles of music during her career. Rev. Sifantus performs widely as a singer for churches, weddings, funerals and in oratorio work.
She is a founding member of TVS (The Vocal Section) which performs in nightclubs and in recording studios. Her work can be heard on the soundtracks of "Dick Tracy" and "The Secret of Roan Inish", as well as on multiple recordings. She has also conducted a number of choirs and is founder and Director Emerita of the Golden Tones, a senior citizen chorus which serves to improve the quality of life for chorus members and the community through art and song.