Unity Church-Unitarian is a vibrant intergenerational congregation grounded in the history and heritage of liberal religion. Our shared ministry enlists the whole church family in living out the values we proclaim. At home, at church, and in the world, we strive to usher in the reign of mutual respect. The mission of Unity Church is to engage people in a free and inclusive religious community that encourages lives of integrity, service and joy.
Samuel Morgan Community Forum
Saturday, December 7 • 9:30 a.m.-noon • Unity Church
Forms of Communication that Shape Interracial Collaboration
Four patterns of interracial communication identified over 20 years of organizing in New Orleans will be presented and tested against participants’ experience. Their implications for Unity’s interracial partnership efforts will be considered.
Michael Cowan is a psychologist and theologian, a professor in the Institute for Ministry, Loyola University New Orleans. He has been involved in interfaith and interreligious dialogue and action in New Orleans since 1992. He was the founder of Common Good, a network of religious and civic organizations that worked with business leaders and elected officials to plan the rebuilding and transformation of New Orleans for the benefit of all after Hurricane Katrina. He is the co-founder of Shades of Praise, New Orleans’ interracial community gospel choir.
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Guest at Your Table
Guest at Your Table is an annual tradition in which Unity Church members nurture a spirit of gratitude and "justice, equity, and compassion in human relations" and support the work of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC).
This year there are two ways to participate in Guest at Your Table!
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Winter Solstice Celebration
Saturday, December 21 • 7:30 p.m. • Parish Hall
Come join us for a contemplative, family-friendly, Celtic-inspired ritual to mark the turning of the year as the darkness gives way to the growing light. This participatory ritual will include chanting, meditation, candle-lighting, singing, and cauldron jumping. Kids—bring animal masks and hand percussion (rattles, shakers, bells)! If you would like to participate as a ritual leader or if you have questions, please contact Katy Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-291-8551.
Unity’s holiday tradition of generosity begins again on December 1. Our little tree will stand in the Whitman Lobby on the lower level, waiting to be decorated with warm hats, gloves, scarves and – yes – mittens! All donated items should be new or like new. Children’s winter items will be distributed to area families through Obama Elementary and Jeremiah Program. Adult items will be distributed through Amicus.
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