Reverend Holt was born and raised in Maine. He received his education from University of Southern Maine and his Masters from Penn State University. He eventually made his way West and graduated with his Masters of Divinity from Starr King School of Ministry in 1993. He has served UU congregations in Roseburg, Oregon, Port Angeles, Yakima and was Extension Minister in Tualatin, Oregon for one year. He was also the called minister of Woodinville UU from 2003 through 2008 before he decided to focus on Accredited Interim Ministry.
He was with Clemson UU Fellowship in South Carolina between 2010 and 2012. Then he came back to the Northwest at UU Fellowship of Central Oregon in Bend, Oregon, between 2012 and 2014. This is the congregation featured on the cover of the latest UU World magazine as a Breakthrough Congregation in 2016. And most recently, between 2014 and 2016, Alex has been the Interim Minister at the “other Westside” in Fort Worth, Texas.