Sometimes Our Heroes Aren’t Heroes

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We human beings are complex creatures, capable of both good and bad behavior.  Even some of our most well-known forebearers behaved in ways that today we consider offensive. What do we do when the people we admire most can’t live up to our expectations?

About the Speaker:
A 2018 graduate of Meadville Lombard Theological School, Rev. Connie Simon serves as minister of the First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati. She is the first person of color to be called to the position in the congregation’s 200-year history.
She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the UU Studies Network and Editor of the Dictionary of Unitarian and Universalist Biography. Rev. Connie has taught UU History and Theology at the Midwest Leadership School, is one of eight contributors to the Promise and the Practice of Our Faith program, has written for UUA blog Braver/Wiser, and is a co-author of the Ordination and Installation Handbook for Unitarian Universalist Clergy and Congregations. She currently serves as Secretary of the UU Ministers Association and is an advisor for the Ministerial Formation Network.