We celebrate the role of our community in our lives this week as we kick off our stewardship campaign and conclude our month exploring resilience. What gifts have we received from being a part of this congregation? What gifts do we hope to leave for … read more.
News & Events
- An Evening Featuring Congressman Jared Huffman
- Honoring Our Early Members
- New Art by B.J. Van Gelder
- Race: the Power of an Illusion
- UU Tours of Alaska now open!
- Winter Solstice Celebration 2019
John Kouns Photographer and Social Activist
Life Can Be Magic
I am proud and glad to be a Unitarian Universalist because when I was photographing in the deep South, there were UU churches in Birmingham, Alabama; Jackson, Mississippi; New Orleans, Louisiana. In these places brave ministers and congregations offered me an oasis in a desert of racial hate.
I am proud and glad to be a Unitarian Universalist and that I participated in the 1965 voting rights demonstrations in Selma and Montgomery, Alabama with about 500 other Unitarian Universalists and more than 100 UU ministers.
I am proud and glad to be a Unitarian Universalist and to be associated with UUCM and the Social Concerns Committee that reaches out to the community, to the poor, to the homeless, to the children, and the elderly.
I am proud and glad to be a Unitarian Universalist and because I met my beautiful wife Anne over a decade ago at the Southern Marin Fellowship of Unitarians, where I was showing photographs and talking about the Civil Rights movement.
Life can be magic.