Friday, June 15, 7PM. THE BAIL TRAP: AMERICAN RANSOM describes the reality that the majority of people in jails – over 70% of them - are there for one simple reason: being too poor. All the while, private companies are profiting in the billions each year. ...
Sunday, June 17, 10am -Single Service
To Bless and Be Blessed
Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister
As we close out an eventful church year, let us join in a practice that reminds us of our mutual care and concern, that holds us as a community as we move into the future: let us learn to bless and be blessed.
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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Anything’s Possible (no text or audio available)
Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper
This month the question in front of all of us is not simply “Do you notice the blessings surrounding you?” It’s also, “How are the blessings in your life leading you to bless others?” That “whole alphabet” out there doesn’t just happen on its own; we add to it. Blessings don’t just fill us up; they cause us to overflow. Life spills into us and we spill into others. In other words, blessings don’t just enrich us; they connect us. And maybe that is the greatest blessing of all. Click on title to continue.
(S) Sanctuary, (SH) Sandburg Hall, (RE) Religious Education Classrooms, (JH) Jefferson House, (23) 23 Edwin Place