Speaker: Jennifer Lavery

Justice and Equity: History Speaks

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On Sunday February 11, historian Jennifer Lavery returns to the pulpit to read a Valentine’s letter of appreciation for the Unitarians and Quakers from First Unitarian Church who bravely confronted the slave power in the 19th century.  Jen’s letter … read more.

Heritage Service Two -1832-1840: Go West Young Man

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This sermon focuses the early years of First Unitarian Church, with a focus on James Freeman Clarke’s experiment in “western living” and his growing discomfort with slavery.  James Freeman Clarke was a young Transcendentalist minister when he served First … read more.

Heritage Service One – 1630-1830: Our Puritan Roots

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Knowing that liberty, justice, and opportunity for all are sometimes lacking in the United States, particularly in former slave states such as Kentucky, the Worship Ministry of our congregation was led to wonder about First Unitarian’s history in race … read more.