“In this time when rhetoric blusters about and words are used as weapons…May we remember we are a people of resilience. We have faced uncertainty before. We have weathered storms, we have been consumed by flames. We have risen like the phoenix from the ashes–And … read more.
After not feeling fully embraced by several other denominations and paths, UUCJ offers me a place to celebrate my faith and values.
L. Patricia Ice
When I moved to Jackson in 1998, I was looking for a Unitarian Universalist Church because I had been introduced to the denomination by my sister in Texas. When I visited the UUCJ, I decided that it could be my home church due to the friendly members and liberal religious values. And I’ve been attending ever since.
I visited the church years ago and was interested and impressed with their unique approach to religious community. Now, I’m actively involved and feel as though I am contributing to a community that is meaningful and helps me find the connection that I have always sought but never found in church.
- Time, Talent, and Treasure 2020 January 12, 2020 The Time, Talent, and Treasure for 2020 is now online! It can now be found online at: http://www.uujackson.org/time-talent-treasure-2020/ Your support determines the ministry we can lead in the coming year, including outreach to the community, support for social justice work, offering religious exploration for children and adults, engaging in shared worship, caring for church members in ...
- Ordination Event November 6, 2019 What a tremendously momentous event! On Sunday, November 3rd, UUCJ ordained the Rev. Justin McCreary with a full house in attendance! Honored guests included: The Reverend Dr. Steve J. Crump, Minister Emeritus, Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA. The Reverend Gail Stratton, Community Minister, Oxford, MS The Reverend Gail Tapscott, Minister Emerita, UU Congregation of Fort ...
- We Reached Our Goal! October 17, 2019 Thank you to the 36 donors who pledged over $2700, exceeding the original goal, for supporting the Ordination of our Minister Justin McCreary! Rev. McCreary responded, “I want to send out a heartfelt thanks to the community of and around UUCJ who helped reach this goal. I believe when we really work together we are ...