“Tell Me Where it Hurts”

Rev. Colleen Squires

Rev. Colleen Squires & Worship Associate: Anita Pepper — Rev. Squires, is the Minister at the All Souls Community Church of West Michigan in Grand Rapids. Inspired by Krista Tippett’s Ware lectures and Ruby Sale’s question, “Tell me where it hurts?” Now more than ever we must ask one another this question. 

JXN Community Forum

  • “Strengths and Challenges of Teens in the Foster Care System”

    January 19th, the 3rd Thursday — Stasia Milligan, Child Welfare Director at Family Service and Children’s Aid, and a panel of foster parents, youth in foster care and case managers, will discuss the reality of what teens in foster care face, and what the community could do to make things better. JXN Community Forums…are free and open programs to encourage dialogue about the challenging issues of our day. The series is sponsored by the Universalist Unitarian Church of East Liberty and the Jackson District Library. All forums are held ...

Common Read Book

This year our "common read" book is The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement, by The Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove (Beacon, 2016). Rev. Barber electrified Unitarian Universalists at General Assembly this year with his call for building and sustaining a movement for justice for all people. The Third Reconstruction offers helpful, practical guidance for engaging with justice movements born in response to local experiences of larger injustices. Available at the UUA Bookstore.