Love, Rage, and Liberation: Black History and Unitarian Universalism

One could quite easily tell a complete story about the Civil Rights movement without mentioning the term “Unitarian Universalist”, but you would be unable to tell a complete story of our faith without mentioning the movement for Black Empowerment both within and outside of our Living Tradition.

This Sunday, let us hear the story of our faith as we were finding our ground, stumbling, striving, and striding towards that vision of a Beloved Community where all are free. The struggle is not over, not within our tradition nor within the wider world, but rooted in compassion for ourselves and our neighbors with all we have been, all we are, and all we might be, may we learn from the past and live into the future, grounded in and led by the Spirit of Love moving in the hand and giving Life the Shape of Justice.