Rev. John A. Buehrens (born 1947) is a Unitarian Universalist minister and author. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Divinity School. He was ordained in 1973 and served his first congregation in Knoxville, Tennessee. He then became Senior Minister of First Unitarian Church in Dallas and following that, Co-minister of the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York City. He was then elected to become the sixth president of the Unitarian Universalist Association; he served from 1993 to 2001 and resided in the Boston area. Following that, from 2002 to 2012, Buehrens served as minister of First Parish in Needham, Massachusetts. He is currently Senior Minister of the First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco. He has been married since 1972 to the Rev. Gwen Langdoc Buehrens, a priest in the Episcopal Church.