Sermons on Social Justice
Continuing our summer theme on “How can We Change the World?,” Peter Racine will talk about the crisis facing Central America, particularly women and girls and the Foundation that he and his wife Kelly started seven years ago, The Center for Central American Empowerment, and it’s work to protect and empower women and girls, strengthen families and promote male responsibility.
Rev. Lee Anne discusses the importance of free speech and freedom of the pulpit, underscoring the significance of open debate, challenges to preconceived notions, and the importance of connecting authentically through shared experiences and diverse perspectives.
Everytime we push back against the oppressive forces in our culture, we are vulnerable. Everytime we speak the truth to power (or to anyone, really) we are vulnerable. Join us on Sunday as Rev. Lee Anne explores how embracing vulnerability may be our greatest superpower.
Our new minister Rev. Lee Anne Washington introduces herself to us in the context of her calling to pursue Justice. During this service, shares some of her professional and religious journey with us.
Part two of our 2021 series on Living our UU Principles. This week we hear from Blanche Williams on our first principle: The inherent worth and dignity of every person. With a background in literature, music, and information sciences, Blanche Williams earned a doctorate in psychology from the liberally-minded George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. She has worked as a clinical psychologist in various settings across several states and now serves patients, families, and treatment providers at Baptist MD Anderson…
Cee Cee Severin explores racism through the lens of her personal journey.
May 1 is International Worker’s Day throughout much of the world. It was first celebrated in Paris in 1889 to demand justice for the world’s laborers and to commemorate the killing of workers by police at the Haymarket labor strike demonstration in Chicago in 1886. As a starting point to honor the world’s laborers I’m going to present Jesus’ parable “Laborers in the Vineyard” which has fascinated me since I first heard it in Sunday School. – Rev. Paul
Perhaps the most outstanding and challenging aspect of MLK’s legacy is his courage. What does it say about this important virtue in general and how does it apply to us?
Jerome Fosaaen on Rev. Charles McGehee.
Linda Hart Green assures us that during this time of health, economic, and racial pandemics, we can forge a better world in its wake.