Sunday, October 23, 2016
Living with Grief
Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper, Associate Minister
It often seems that when we experience grief, we are expected to move on pretty quickly and get back into the routine of daily life as if nothing happened. In fact, we must learn to live with our grief, settling into a new normal after each loss.
Rev. Ward offers spiritual leadership and a pastoral presence for the congregation and is chiefly responsible for its worship life. He also acts as chief of staff and oversees management of the congregation’s ministries. He was called as Lead Minister of UUCA in 2004.
To read Rev. Ward’s biography, click here.
Rev. Bovee-Kemper oversees the congregation’s pastoral, social justice, and membership ministries, working with the Lead Minister to provide a pastoral presence for the congregation. She works with the Earth & Social Justice Ministry to advocate and witness on issues of importance to the congregation, including hunger in Buncombe County, full equality for LGBTQ persons, and fair treatment for migrants. She also leads worship monthly. Rev. Lisa was hired as Assistant Minister of UUCA in 2011 and was called as our Associate Minister in 2014.
To read Rev. Bovee-Kemper’s biography, click here.
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Sermon: Who’s White Trash (text only)
Who's White Trash
Rev. Mark Ward
Another side of our work on racism this year is coming to terms with an ugly heritage in this part of the world that judges some white people as disposable. We’ll reflect on some of the forces driving that history and what role we might have in healing it. Click on the sermon title to read more. ,/i>
The theme for October is Healing Healing What Does It Mean To Be A Community of Healing? Well, this one certainly seems easy to answer: it takes work. To be a community of healing requires dedication and a willingness to dig in – to fix what’s been broken, to listen away each others’ pain, to battle
(S) Sanctuary, (SH) Sandburg Hall, (RE) Religious Education Classrooms, (JH) Jefferson House, (23) 23 Edwin Place