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BELIEF: IN JUSTICE, IN LOVE – Rev. Craig Hirshberg

March 13, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Please join us for today’s service led by special guest speaker, Rev. Craig Hirshberg. What are the assumptions we hold onto as we move toward a more just society … and what are some of the assumptions we need to dispel.  Join Rev. Craig Hirshberg, Exec. Director of the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry, as she explores the foundations and the myths of social justice work and how the UU Legislative Ministry of NJ addresses them.

Rev. Craig Hirshberg’s Bio:

Rev. Hirshberg currently serves as the Executive Director of the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey (UULMNJ), representing Unitarian Universalist congregations throughout New Jersey.  UULMNJ strives to be a courageous, compassionate, non-partisan voice for truth, justice and equality in New Jersey public policy, working in collaboration with like-minded organizations through education, research, advocacy, witness, and service. Rev. Hirshberg believes that public advocacy is a necessary component of any spiritual practice.

Rev. Craig Hirshberg came to the Legislative Ministry in May 2011 with a wealth of experience in the pulpit and in the community. She is Minister Emerita of the UU Congregation of Somerset Hills where she served as the founding minister.  She brought to her ministry extensive non-profit experience including training, planning, community organizing and program development.  She has a private practice in spiritual direction and hosts meditation classes, retreats and other spiritual development activities.  She is a graduate of Drew Theological School, and a lifelong student at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. She received her spiritual direction training at Shalem in Washington DC.  Rev. Hirshberg also serves on the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Trauma Response Team, being deployed in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.

Following the service: “Belief: In Justice, In Love” with Rev. Craig Hirshberg, there will be a short session led by Frances Prestianni and Lessie Culmer-Nier of the UU Legislative Ministry of NJ, “How to Make a Better World – One Law at a Time”.  How the Legislative Ministry works with Q&A.

Poster by: Liandra Pires

Poster by: Liandra Pires

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Date:
March 13, 2016
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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UUCP
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Worship Room

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UUCP
228 Grand Ave.
Englewood, NJ 07631 United States
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