Sermon delivered by Rev. Emily Gage, Minister of Faith Development, on January 30, 2011.
Sermon delivered by Rev. Mark Morrison-Reed on January 23, 2011. Mark Morrison-Reed grew up in Chicago where his family attended the First Unitarian Society and he sang in the Chicago Children's Choir. He co-ministered with his wife Donna for 26 years in Rochester N.Y. and Toronto, Ontario. While serving the latter congregation he was also president of the Canadian Unitarian Council. He's currently an affiliated faculty member at the Meadville Lombard Theological School. A historian of the African American experience in UUism, his new book, Darkening the Doorways: Black Trailblazers and Missed Opportunities in Unitarian Universalism, is due out in April.
Sermon delivered by Rev. David Owen-O'Quill on January 16, 2011. David Owen-O'Quill was raised and lived in the Pacific Northwest. He received a doctorate with honors from Meadville Lombard Theological School and spent six years leading a Unitarian Universalist congregation in Corpus Christi, Texas. He started Micah's Porch Community Church in Chicago to reach the unchurched urban population. Rev. Owen-O'Quill believes the real purpose of church is about joining with others to change your world. He is married to Jennifer and has one child, Daniel.
Sermon delivered by Rev. Emily Gage, Minister of Faith Development on January 9, 2011.
Sermon delivered by Rev. Scott Talbot Lewis on January 2, 2011. Scott is the Consulting Minister at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rock Valley in Rockton, IL. He will also be serving the Unity Temple congregation as the Minister for Pastoral Care while Rev. Alan Taylor in on sabbatical. Scott earned a Master of Divinity degree from Meadville Lombard Theological School and was fellowshipped by the Unitarian Universalist Association in 2009. Prior to seminary Scott was a Children’s Services Librarian for 16 years in Columbus, OH. He served on the 2001 Caldecott Medal committee and was a children’s book reviewer for the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.