Unitarian Universalist president in Columbia
The Rev. Peter Morales, recently elected the first Latino president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, is scheduled to preach on “Religion Beyond Belief” at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday morning services on February 7th at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia in the Owen Brown Interfaith Center at 7246 Cradlerock Way.
“We are honored and thrilled to have Rev. Morales as our guest,” the Rev. Paige Getty said in a statement. “I love his vision that Unitarian Universalism is the religion of our time.”
The UUA is the coordinating body for more than 1,000 member congregations throughout North America. Morales was elected on a platform of growth and multiculturalism, with particular attention to immigration and the environment.
Prior to his election, he served as the senior minister at Jefferson Unitarian Church in Golden, Col. Before entering the ministry, Morales was a Fulbright lecturer in Spain, a newspaper editor and publisher in Oregon, a Knight International Press Fellow in Peru, and a regional manager in California state government.
The Unitarian Universalist Association describes Unitarian Universalism as “A liberal religion with Jewish-Christian roots. It has no creed. It affirms the worth of human beings, advocates freedom of belief and the search for advancing truth, and tries to provide a warm, open, supportive community for people who believe that ethical living is the supreme witness of religion.”