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The 2021 Lawrence Lecture with Reverend Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D.

February 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Where Do We Go from Here?
What I’ve Found in The Fire And Hot-Mess Times

We are so excited to host The Reverend Jacqueline J. Lewis, Ph.D. for the 2021 Lawrence Lecture. Rev. Dr. Lewis is senior Minister at Middle Collegiate Church, a 1,300-member congregation in New York City. An activist and public theologian, Reverend Lewis leads her welcoming, artistic, multi-everything congregation to work for racial, gender, economic, and LGBTQIA equality, and against gun violence, preaching “Love God, Neighbor, and Self—Love. Period. Everything else is commentary.” Rev. Lewis is the author of: “The Power of Stories: A Guide for Leaders in Multiracial and Multicultural Congregations” and “Ten Essential Strategies to Grow a Multiracial, Multicultural Congregation”. Her latest work, “Fierce Love” is a “manifesto for all generations, a universalist’s vision for mending our broken hearts and fractured world.” It will be released in 2021 by Penguin Random House.

The primary purpose of the Lawrence Lecture is to establish a public forum for inquiry into the nature and relevancy of religion (either institutionally, philosophically, or as an ethical force) in a world of accelerating technological and social change, sharpening human crisis and conflicting social values.

The 2021 Lawrence Lecture will be on Zoom on February 26 from 6-8 p.m. PST.

Admission is free. Donations welcomed.


February 26, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley