“Family Ancestors, Spiritual Ancestors”
Lynne Loftis and Diana Agy
Lynne Loftis and Diana Agy & Worship Associate: Ann Green ~ Lynne Loftis, former Executive Director of Ella Sharp Museum, and Diana Agy, Maher Endowed Chair for Regional History at Jackson College, share their findings about pioneers of Liberty Township that they and their students have been researching. These are the people who founded our … Continued
JXN Community Forum
- World War I & America: America’s Place in the World ~ April 20th
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States entry in World War I, the JXN Community Forum will host a panel discussion on Woodrow Wilson and the continuing impact of his policies in foreign affairs and military engagements. “Woodrow Wilson was one of the most influential Presidents and thinkers in American history. Besides his several legislative achievements at home. Wilson both inspired and frustrated Americans with his vision of the United States as a global power. Our roundtable will consider the political, economic and religious roots of Wilson’s new world order, its reception and impact in his time, and ...
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.