with Greater Cincinnati UU Churches
Saturday, April 29 – Potluck Dinner at St. John’s UU Church
6 p.m. – 320 Resor Ave., 45220
Join us for a potluck dinner with Rev. Mary Katherine Morn, President of UUSC (Unitarian Universalist Service Committee), sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Council of Greater Cincinnati, representing six local UU congregations (First, Gathering at Northern Hills, Harmony, Heritage, Hopedale, St. John’s).
This is an opportunity to learn more about the work UUSC is doing with grassroots partners around the world to resist oppressive systems and advance human rights.
Come enjoy camaraderie and inspiration with your fellow UU justice-lovers!
Come as early as 5:30 if you want to heat your potluck offering.
If the St. John’s parking lot is full, park on the street or in the parking lot of the Fairview-Clifton German Language School, 3689 Clifton Ave. The school is located directly behind the church, and there is a short path to St. John’s. Do not use the parking lot of the Annunciation Church across Resor Ave.
Sunday, April 30 – Joint Service at First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati
10:30 a.m. – 536 Linton Street, Cincinnati 45219
“Connections that Heal: Partnering for Justice“
How do we stop systems based in relentless extraction and move towards ways of being that heal and restore? Communities in the front lines of the climate crisis are leading the way towards the transformations necessary for our collective survival and flourishing.
Join us for a joint service sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Council of Greater Cincinnati as Rev. Mary Katherine Morn, President of UUSC, shares stories of the remarkable work UUSC partners are engaging in around the world with our support.
The service will include a story for all ages and separate UUSC related activities for children during the sermon time. There will be a joint choir composed of singers from several local UU congregations and a joint house band to lead us in singing.
Parking will be available in the lot across Linton Street from the church, and additional parking will be available in the Children’s Hospital lot next to the church. The service will be streamed: Details TBA.
Representatives of the UUSC will be available during the coffee hour to answer questions about the UUSC. Pastries, coffee and tea will be provided. You are welcome to bring additional finger food to share.
Rev. Mary Katherine Morn bio:
After 30 years in faith-based leadership, the Rev. Mary Katherine Morn joined UUSC as president and lead executive officer in 2018. She has helped to grow several progressive congregations serving their members and the larger community.
Rev. Morn contributed to efforts for economic, racial, and social justice with the NAACP in Macon, Ga., at the Economic Opportunity Council/Headstart. She also worked deeply in the reproductive justice movement. In Nashville, Tenn., she collaborated with the Interfaith Alliance and Industrial Areas Foundation. In Fairfax, Va., she worked with interfaith ministries addressing hunger and homelessness, collaborated with LGBTQI+ advocacy organizations, and served on the county’s homelessness task force.
Mary Katherine also served in volunteer leadership with the Unitarian Universalist Ministers’ Association and for four years as director of Stewardship and Development for the Unitarian Universalist Association.