It’s a new year full of new possibilities! Yes, UUs across the state may be faced with a mountain of social justice challenges. Yes, we can feel overwhelmed by the ongoing impact of the pandemic, political divisiveness, and more. But there is something magical happening, … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Pippin Whitaker
Rev. Dr. Pippin Whitaker (she/her) has been a member of UUCC for a decade and is happy to have recently returned to Columbia with her family in order to be close to her parents, Bob and Keitha. Rev. Pippin is a UU Community Minister and consultant who works with nonprofit organizations, churches, and other groups to help them transform the way they operate to embody their values of justice and liberation, helping these organizations inspire hope and positive transformation. She holds a Master of Divinity from Meadville Lombard Theological School, and a PhD and Masters in Social Work from Florida State University. Rev. Pippin and her husband Steve and three kids look forward to many meaningful engagements with UUCC as they enjoy returning to this community where they named two of their children.
This will be a presentation of the 8th principle with Pippin Whittaker.
Last week marked the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Indigenous means “of the earth,” and anyone might claim to be of the earth. Yet, what would that mean? Consider where you are. What is the story, the ancient history of the land? How … read more.