Rooted in Joy
Joy is one of the reasons why many of us attend church and desire to be a part of a spiritual community. Joy embodies peace, love, happiness, and a sense of belonging. But, the individual and collective choices not to address isms in the world and in the church means that we're okay with only some people experiencing joy. Equity is joy work. We all deserve the experience of joy. Let's explore faith that's rooted in joy.
An interdisciplinary artist, writer, educator, and lay minister, Simone Monique Barnes works in community ministry, and is a regular guest worship leader and lay speaker at Wildflower UU in Austin TX. She loves grounded, centering, and joy filled practices that provide the fuel she needs to stay in “good trouble” doing the work to build and nurture the beloved community.
Children (age 5 and older) and Youth will be meeting in person in their classes after being present in the sanctuary for the first part of the service. Children 6 weeks to 4 years of age are welcome in our Nursery.