Interview with Rev. Rob MacPherson – Minister, Unitarian Church of South Australia

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Rev. Rob MacPherson is a Minister of the Unitarian Church of South Australia. Here we talk about coming to Unitarian Universalism, community, and philosophy. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let’s start with some background questions quite naturally, what was some religious, or non-religious, background? Rev. Rob MacPherson: I was raised … Continue reading

Interview with Rev. Jim Parrish Minister – UU Fellowship of Fayetteville, AR

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Rev. Jim Parrish is the Minister of the UU Fellowship of Fayetteville, AR. Here we talk about coming to Unitarian Universalism, community, and philosophy. *Interview conducted on June 3, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, my line of questions tend to set a tone about a story. We are our … Continue reading

Ask Minister Poppei 3 – Open Reflections and Thoughts Through “Opening Word”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Minister Amanda Poppei is a Senior Leader & Unitarian Universalist Minister at the Washington Ethical Society (Ethical Culture and Unitarian Universalist). Here we talk about some of the Opening Word and Opening Song Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How is the Opening Word important for setting a tone of the service? What have been some recent contents of opening … Continue reading

Interview with Ann. L. Watzel – Humanist Forum, UU Church of Bloomington, Indiana

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Ann L. Watzel is a member of the Humanist Forum of the UU Church of Bloomington, Indiana. Here, we talk about her life, work, views, and some more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, where are you at here? How did you move into atheism and humanism? Ann. … Continue reading

Interview with Eric Townson – Co-Organizer, Humanism With Heart

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Eric Townson is one of the organizers for Humanism With Heart. Here we talk about some of his family and personal background, Unitarian Universalism, Humanism, and Humanism With Heart. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: A brief backdrop for some people reading this today. What is some brief family background, … Continue reading

“Like a lot of Unitarians, my path is a winding one.”

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  Gil Leclair is the Treasurer of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lethbridge Alberta. Here he gives a little insight into a small UU community. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was religious upbringing?  Gil Leclair: I was born in a French Canadian village in southern Manitoba where most people were Roman … Continue reading

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