Speaker: Rev. Stephen Robinson

Stephen Robinson is originally from Carrollton, Georgia and has lived in Columbia, SC since 2004. He is the Clinical Pastoral Education Program Manager for Prisma Health Midlands and Chaplaincy Manager for Prisma Health Hospice and Community. Stephen has been an ACPE Certified Educator since 2008, and an ordained minister since 1994. He earned a B.A. in English from the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA and his M. Div. from the McAfee School of Theology of Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. He is an ordained minister and a chaplain endorsed by the Humanist Society of the American Humanist Association.

Knowing and Being Known

Using framework for intimacy from Parker Palmer, we will explore the work of knowing and being known in community. Staying connected has become trendy in our culture, especially during this pandemic, and it’s important. Authentic community calls us to deeper levels of intimacy than just … read more.

Spirituality Into Practice

The core beliefs, values, and understanding of our principles and our spirituality brings the UUCC together as a congregation. The work of the leaders and the committees at the UUCC transform those beliefs and values into action. Volunteering your time, energy, and gifts to a … read more.

Flower Communion

During this time of social isolation and inability to gather as a community of faith, the UUCC remains committed to providing experiences for members and friends to connect, hold each other in grief and celebration, engage our minds and hearts in meaningful online services, and … read more.

The Magic of Ostara

As we prepare for the celebration of the spring equinox this week, we will draw inspiration from many cultural celebrations, including the festival of Ostara.  Liberation, new life, and creative energy can often come by an awakening and raising of our consciousness.  The equinox invites … read more.

Embracing Our Finitude

Existentialist philosophy teaches us to become aware of our finite nature and not avoid the anxiety it brings. Embracing our finitude helps us see the big picture and put life into perspective in a way that affects our values and choices. Embracing our finitude will … read more.

Washington On Your Side?

On the eve of President’ Day, we will take an honest look at the man whose birthday we celebrate, George Washington. When we have opportunities to be in positions of power, it becomes our moral responsibility to manage that power in a way that respects … read more.