Last Sunday we began a time called Advent in the Christian Calendar. I did not grow up with Advent though I did grow up Christian, so over the years I have had to learn to explore it on my own. There are many themes in … read more.
I was looking for a religiously liberal community where I would find support for living out my values without having to compromise my beliefs. I found that and so much more at UUCJ!
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.
After not feeling fully embraced by several other denominations and paths, UUCJ offers me a place to celebrate my faith and values.
- 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 ...
- Spiritual Restoration for A Peaceful Community October 13, 2019 UUCJ is deeply saddened by the recent shooting near our campus. Rooted in our sixth principle, we work diligently to create a peaceful community where justice and compassion, not fear, lead our endeavors. We hope for a complete recovery for the individual injured and for the emotional and spiritual restoration of all affected. We will ...