Sermon delivered by Rev. Mark Morrison-Reed on October 16, 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, was published in April of this year.
Rev. Morrison-Reed can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.