From Dressmaker to Reverend–UUJXN Forms a Minister

This Sunday, we will hear from Nana’ Kratochvil, retired UU Minister, whose UU journey included time with UUJXN.

Nana’ Kratochvil was born and grew up in southern Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois and graduated from Columbus College in Georgia. She is also a graduate … read more.

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UUCJ has been home base for me for many years now. I’ve been able to provide leadership through many positions in the church. There are so many opportunities for personal and spiritual growth here. It has been a blessing to be part of this faith community. I look forward to many more years with this exciting group of folks.

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.


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