You Are Not Alone
Kathryn Harvey is an active member of our nonprofit and voting rights advocacy community in Spartanburg. Her message is one of hope and actionable goodwill, even when it's difficult to see a path forward, together.
Consciousness Dialogue on Voting Justice after the Service
"[T]he primary goal of listening is to deepen my own understanding. Listening does not grant the other side legitimacy. It grants them humanity—and preserves our own." (Valarie Kaur)
The everyday practice of trying to live with people with whom we utterly disagree.
August Service Theme
"[W]e can choose to remember that the goal of listening is not to feel empathy for our opponents, or validate their ideas, or even change their mind in the moment. Our goal is to understand them.... [T]he primary goal of listening is to deepen my own understanding. Listening does not grant the other side legitimacy. It grants them humanity—and preserves our own." (Valarie Kaur)
August Share The Plate
Minister’s Discretionary Fund
Exploration of Faiths: Unitarian Universalists
Gratitude to the Spartanburg County Public Library and especially to Gwen Murtha for the opportunity to share about the Unitarian Universalist movement and our congregation in their Virtual Exploration of Faiths series.
Thank you to every person, whether part of our congregation or not, who makes this world more and more one in which we are Free To Love.
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