Ulrich Meier was born in Hamburg in 1960. He studied at The Christian Community seminary in Stuttgart and was ordained as a priest of The Christian Community in 1990. After working in a congregation, in 2006 Rev. Meier took over the management of the seminary in Hamburg. He is also the editor of Die Christengemeinschaft, the journal of The Christian Community, and author of a number of books on aspects of the sacraments and on ethics.