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On Nov. 8, 2015, worship was led by First Universalist’s People of Color Community Circle. The service featured the following call to worship and two homilies:
Unseen Change Agents
Black Lives Matter Vigil, speaker: Lena K. Gardner
What does peace mean in light of our racial justice commitment?
Reflections on Ferguson, MO, racial justice, and radical hospitality.
If we’re going to find our way through the racial nightmare we are still in, we’ll have to learn to live with discomfort.
This sermon explores the idea that racial justice work is spiritual practice.
This sermon explores the complexity of the radical abolitionists, including Unitarian Transcendentalist hero Theodore Parker, as well as John Brown.
Our faith, fully realized – and the existence of racism – cannot live together.
Can we begin to talk honestly about race, so that we can become an intentionally anti-racist faith community, one that reflects the world we long to see?
A new look at Memorial Day.
In response to the November 2014 “Pointergate” story about Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and ‘Get Out The Vote’ volunteer Navell Gordon by local news station KSTP, Senior Minister Rev. Justin Schroeder points at the chalice in the Sanctuary. To read Rev. Justin’s article about #Pointergate, and how we might respond as Unitarian Universalists, click here.
To read Mayor Betsy Hodges’ response to #Pointergate, click here.