Rev. Andy Burnette has served since August, 2012 as Senior Minister at Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Chandler. He served the Unitarian Universalist Community Church in Danville, Indiana from 2007 to 2012. From 2000 to 2007, Rev. Burnette served Church of the Nazarene congregations in Southern Indiana. He was a journalist covering local government and writing a humor column in Columbus, Indiana from 1998 to 2000.
He is married to Heather Burnette. They have two children; Marcus (2002) and Josie (2008). Rev. Burnette holds a bachelor of science degree in mass communication from the University of Evansville (Evansville, Indiana) and a Master of Divinity from Chapman Seminary (Oakland City, Indiana). He is working on a Doctor of Ministry with a focus on working class inclusion in Unitarian Universalism at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley.