The Trying Times of Thomas Paine

Lay Leader - Peg Beison

Independence Day is an appropriate time to reflect on the Father of the American Revolution, Thomas Paine, and his ideas about government, individual rights and religion.

JXN Community Forum

  • JXN Community Forums – in Sept.

    JXN Community Forum is taking the summer off. In September we will be co-sponsoring two local/state Candidate’s Forums with the Jackson League of Women Voters. Watch for information in August.…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 at the JDL, 244 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI and they are usually on the third Thursdays at 6:30-8:30 pm. Childcare may be available for a modest donation. ...

Common Read Book

This year our "common read" book is Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. His legal career has been dedicated to defending those who are trapped by a willfully unjust criminal justice system - poor people, people of color, children, and others over whom the system has run roughshod. Available at the UUA Bookstore.