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Sunday Service: “The Covenant of Life”

September 18, 2016

Jennifer Nordstrom, Senior Minister


“The Covenant of Life”
The Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom
Alissa Rhode, Lead Music Director

Does being born enter us into a covenant with life? While we come into this world through no will of our own, as Unitarian Universalists, we believe this becoming bestows upon us inherent worth. Does it also bestow upon us inherent obligation?

As we explore what it means to be a community of covenant, we ask the question: are we in covenant with something larger than ourselves?

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First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom is the new Senior Minister for First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, beginning Fall 2016. A native Wisconsinite, she previously served as minister for Third Unitarian Church in Chicago, Illinois. Rev. Nordstrom received her undergraduate degree from Hunter College of the City College of New York, and her Masters of Divinity degree from the Starr-King School of Ministry in Berkeley, California. Active in issues of peace, climate justice, and racial justice, she is currently co-editing a book on environmental justice and Unitarian Universalism, forthcoming in 2017. She founded Unitarian Universalist Young Adults for Climate Justice in 2013, serves on the Steering Committee of the UU Environmental Justice Collaboratory, and helped organize the UU effort Commit2Respond to climate change.

The First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee is a progressive church for spiritual community, social justice, and intellectual freedom. Visit us for Sunday services, forums, religious education for children & youth, and other programs and social activities.


September 18, 2016
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