March 2015 Sunday Services: Remembering Selma

Viola LiuzzoAll Sunday Services
Start at 11:00 am
March Worship Theme: Resilience

Mar 8 – “ Selma Sunday I: From Selma and Jimmie Lee Jackson to today”
– Rev. Dr. Cynthia L . Landrum, Minister

The death of Jimmie Lee Jackson at the hands of law enforcement was a pivotal point in the history of Civil Rights. Today, with the deaths of black men at the hands of law enforcement, are we on the cusp of a new Civil Rights movement? How has the context changed? What is the response of liberal religious groups like ours? Come and examine the questions with us.

Mar 15 – “Selma Sunday II: James Reeb and Why Selma Matters”
– Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Landrum, Minister

Why does Selma matter? Selma had a profound impact on our Unitarian Universalist movement from the ministers who went there to the UUA board itself. Come hear about the impact of Selma on Unitarian Universalism.

Mar 22 – “Selma Sunday III: Viola Liuzzo and Her Legacy”
– Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Landrum, Minister

Viola Liuzzo was a Michigan woman who was killed in Selma fifty years ago. This service will focus on her seldom-told story and her legacy.

Mar 29 – “Radical Hope”
– Lay Leader: Jon Hart

Radical Hope and the Civil Rights Movement what did it take for people in the civil rights movement to carry on? Join lay leader Jon Hart to explore the concept of radical hope, how it influenced the movement, and can inform our present social justice struggles.