I haven’t been to General Assembly in six years. The first time I went was the year I was recognized as a fellowshipped minister. Tara stayed home in our Annapolis apartment, seated above the RE classrooms of the church, so we didn’t have to board … read more.
When my niece, Hazel, was three she wanted to know about her grandmother (Tara’s Mom). Tara’s sister, (one of Hazel’s moms), explained that her mom had died many years before. Then Hazel wanted to know what it meant to die. What it meant for the … read more.
When children die, when they are killed, and when they are killed by another child, alive but lost in different ways and for different sins, the soft wild animal of the heart needs a space to grieve.
May you know your ache, your fear, your hopelessness … read more.
Because I am a religious professional, I can typically recite Sunday dates for at least three months in advance. Living by the week makes time go quickly. If it’s September that means I’m late to plan for Hanging of the Greens, to getting Caryl my … read more.
This past fall the staff met for our annual planning retreat. It was different than in years past: we were welcoming our first Intern, Sue Flynn, as well as our new Office Assistant, Rachel Hansen. We met in room 201 while many gathered in the … read more.
Rev. Kim was invited to speak at a prayer vigil in support of DREAMers on December 20 at the State House Annex in Trenton, and offered the following:
There was a man in my congregation whose life was just memorialized this past weekend. He was a … read more.
Reverend Kim posted the following on her Facebook page on 12/12/17. Seeing the large community response and with her agreement, we repost it here.
“I have spent one gazillion hours in consideration and conversation about whether or not to share this. Some of the conversations have … read more.
Dear Members and Friends of UUCWC,
Last month I had the honor and privilege of preaching a sermon for my mentor’s retirement service. The sanctuary was packed. People stood. Children squirmed. The music (drums, piano, our voices together) rang out. I reflected on 34 years of … read more.
Angelo John Lewis recently interviewed Rev. Kim for the Diversity and Spirituality Network. Listen here
A Universalist Unitarian Minister Talks About White Privilege and the Church’s Recent Racial Controversy
The summer of 2017 was a turbulent time in the Universalist Unitarian world. A racially oriented … read more.
This past Sunday I preached a sermon on “only the good stuff” in the world. Though inspired by three congregants, it was a gentle olive branch to all of us. The first, a man who lovingly offered how hard it is to come into the … read more.