How do we balance getting socially involved with keeping our spiritual cool?
This evening will be a sharing of the relationship between one's inner life of prayer and/or meditation and the call for involvement in struggles for social justice.
Reverend Art McDonald, of the UU Essex, has years of experience with social activism and personal peace. Please join him for a brief presentation and group discussion. It's ok to bring your questions, hopes and fears.
Activities: Community Organizing work with Essex County Community Organization - faith-based group from Lynn to Rockport. Ballot initiative on taxing millionaires in Mass., Immigration work, Black Lives Matter campaign, minimum wage and earned sick time victories in Mass. Also, work with North Shore Peace and Justice Group, education and witnessing to anti-war issues and sponsorship of Buddhist march for peace every year. Service projects with Open Door Pantry, Grace Center, Family Promise, Beverly (Harborlight) low income housing.
$15 suggested donation.