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Heart in the Park (East Cobb Park) and Cookout, April 22, 4:00 p.m.

Worship Service, April 23, 9:45 a.m.

Love Thy (Undocumented) Neighbor: Sanctuary, Dialogue, and Justice in the Immigrant Rights Movement Today          Dr. Laura Emiko Soltis
This sermon draws from Matthew 25:35, “I was a stranger and you welcomed me” and Paolo Freire’s pedagogical philosophy of the oppressed. It explores what love requires of us in building sanctuary, engaging in dialogue, and advancing justice with our undocumented neighbors. 

This Sunday is Share the Basket Sunday where one-half of a Sunday morning’s collection is given to an organization that aligns with our UU values. This month's recipient will be collected for Freedom University.  

2nd hour activities, (11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.)

  • Sermon Reflections facilitated by Dr. Laura Emiko Soltis in the sanctuary followed by the Immigration Task Force meeting at 12:15 p.m.
  • We Are Earth facilitated by Mark Horne in room 126.
  • Welcoming Young Adults and Families to Emerson UUC facilitated by Beth Kline in room 125.  What to say (and not to say) to our younger adult members and guests. The UU Association has new research on the best practices in welcoming young adults and young families to UU Congregations. Using role-playing and discussion, we’ll explore ways to make Emerson even more radically hospitable! 
  • Compassionate Communication facilitated by Rev. Jeff Jones in the Fellowship Hall.

We are a Welcoming Congregation

Emerson UUC is a proud member of the UU Association's "Welcoming Congregation" program, which means we are committed to providing a warm and open environment to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. For further information on this program please visit our page on the Emerson website or the UUA's Welcoming Congregation website.