Caring for and Being Cared for: Stories of Nurturing

High Street Church Zoom Worship with Rev. Sarah Oglesby-Dunegan and Guest Storytellers – May 2, 2021

We often think of nurturing as a role for women and mothers, but all of us can be nurturing and all of us receive nurturing from a myriad of people and places. What happens when we extend ourselves in this way with one another? How is this connected to both the healing of the planet and ourselves simultaneously?

Today, five members share their stories about our church.

The Early Years by Carolyn Milner

Our Piano by Lindsay Holliday

Our Journey Together by Charles Kight

Our Building by Mary Lou Ezell

Unitarian Universalism Here by Lori Johnson

How Can We Help Others In Their Journey Of Becoming?

High Street Church Zoom Worship with Fenika Miller, April 11, 2021

Guest speaker Fenika Miller, who runs a mentoring program in Perry for African American Middle School girls, tells us about her work; with Kim Lynn.

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The Universalism of Jesus: Becoming a Movement for Change

High Street Church Zoom Worship with Rev. Sarah Oglesby – April 4, 2021


How does the Easter story read for UU’s? Who is Jesus for UU’s and what enduring messages from him might we hold onto?

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Ocmulgee Mounds Transition to National Park

High Street Church Zoom Worship with Janisse Ray – March 14, 2021

The Ocmulgee Mounds in North Macon is now Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, and it is in the process of becoming a full National Park, but it needs your help. Janisse tells us the story of the Mounds and what you can do to help.

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What is “#uulent?”

High Street Church Zoom Worship with Rev. Sarah Oglesby – March 7, 2021



Why are so many UU’s embracing this spiritual practice? Rev. Sarah shares her own lenten practices and theology of the oppressed, while examining the practices of UUs reclaiming traditional holidays for non-traditional theology. How can we use these as opportunities to be in conversation with Christianity without feeling co-opted by theologies that uphold oppression?

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DisAbility Justice: A Love Letter

High Street Church Zoom Worship with UU Ministerial Intern Elizabeth Foster – February 14, 2021



On Valentine’s Day, EqUUal Access student minister Elizabeth Foster will offer a love letter of sorts to the overlooked heroes of the disability rights movement. She will preach about hidden disabilities, the ways in which disability has been rendered invisible in our society, and movements within our faith toward disability justice.

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Covenant and Community: Building Resilience Together

High Street Church Zoom Worship with Rev. Sarah Oglesby – February 7, 2021



“The central task of the religious community is to unveil the bonds that bind us each to all…for alone our vision is too narrow to see that must be seen, and our strength too limited to all that must be done. Together, our vision widens and our strength is renewed. ” Rev. Mark Morrison-Reed

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