Since becoming the Lay Minister for Worship & Arts in August, I have had the privilege of being in many different Zoom rooms, with many different people, as people gather to do the work of the congregation. In those spaces, we strive to remember that this faith-based work is different from the work we might […]
"Faith Matters" Blog
Welcome to "Faith Matters," the Monday blog written by UUCF's ministers and congregational lay leaders.
Mar. 22, 2021. By Assistant Minister Rev. Christin C. Green. There comes a time in life when we bear witness to deep grief that shakes us to our core. We may be the one grieving, a listener, a friend or family member looking on. Grief often brings up discomfort and may even scare us, causing […]
Recently, I read Austin Channing Brown’s piece, “Dear Nice White People.” Brown is a writer and speaker who discusses racial justice. She observes that white people often ask her “How can I overcome my fear of speaking up?” She outlines the real fears that white people have – fear of ostracization, retribution for their advocacy […]