UUA COMMON READ: Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity and Power in Ministry

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Date(s) - Tuesday, February 27, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The challenges, the call, and the opportunity of this moment in Unitarian Universalism and in the broader US American society are compelling. Unitarian Universalists must be prepared and willing to look inward, examining, exploring, and acting to dismantle white supremacy culture in our association, in our congregations and groups, and in ourselves. At the same time, we must be prepared and willing to look outward and act to lift up Unitarian Universalist values in the political and civic challenges of our time. Here is the first of two chosen by the UUA Common Read Selection Committee:

Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry, edited by Mitra Rahnema (Skinner House, 2017)  centers the stories, analyses, and insights of a number of Unitarian Universalist religious professionals of color as they explore how racial identity is made both visible and invisible in Unitarian Universalist communities. Centering offers help with the inner work of today’s Unitarian Universalism.

Download the discussion guide. 

Facilitator Ines Echegaray and Kevin Ford
TWO 3-week class offerings, Tuesdays, February 27, March 6 and 13

Afternoons 1:30-3:00, Lounge
Evenings 7:00-8:30, Rooms 2-3