Unitarian Universalist Convocation 2016
Rosemarie Smurzynski talking on, Phebe Ann Coffin Hanaford: A Pioneer Opening the Way for Other Women. GO TO CONVO PAPERS ON-LINE
Maria Rutland is a Presbyterian minister currently serving a congregation in Indiana. Her talk centered on the ministry of Nellie Mann Opdale, a Universalist minister working in rural Georgia. Forty-four years after Opdale’s death, Dr. Rutland came into possession of her scrapbook documenting Opdale’s pastoral work and the work of the Women’s Ministerial Conference (1874-1914). GO TO CONVO PAPERS ON-LINE
Mark Harris and Andrea Greenwood listen to Tisa Wenger.
Tisa Wenger, Professor of American Religious History at Yale University was the UU History and Heritage theme speaker.
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October 27 – 30, 2016 at the Hilton Hotel,Bloomington, Minnesota
Beyond Boundaries:Controversies, Frontiers,and Growth in Unitarian Universalism
Conference speakers and presentations
Jane Smith, Ministerial Intern at the First Unitarian Society led Saturday morning chapel.
Kathleen Parker, editor of the Journal of Unitarian and Universalist History talked on Mordecai De Lange: Unitarian Minister in the First West: 1847-1860.
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Stefan Jonasson spoke on The Evolving Frontier: How the West Transformed Unitarianism and Universalism. Stefan worked with the Unitarian Universalist Association for a number of years.
Natalie Malter speaking on Women’s Ordination: Challenging the “Stained Glass Ceiling” in Unitarian Universalism.
Wall of young people’s room at Unity.
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Saturday, October 29, 2016
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Sunday, October 30, 2016
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Sofia Betancourt
Dan McKanan speaking on Universalist Survival: What’s Love Got To Do With It? GO TO CONVO PAPERS ON-LINE
Dana passes the plate on Sunday morning.
Theme speaker Tisa Wenger utilizing the Edward Everett Hale biography in the on-line Dictionary of Unitarian & Universalist Biography to illustrate her talk.