Drew Kennedy has served in the Unitarian Universalist ministry for 40 years, serving congregations in Indiana and New York before coming to Wisconsin in 1986. Retiring after 28 years as Senior Minister of the First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee in 2014, Drew is now that Society’s Minister Emeritus.
Drew writes that his service this Sunday will focus on the need to find ways – if we can — to bless our pain and somehow transform the struggles of our lives into wisdom – arguably a perennial spiritual challenge.
Every once in a while we have an unexpected experience, or a series of unexpected experiences, that changes our lives forever. Sometimes these transforming experiences are painful, but even then they can often prove to be valuable, teaching us something important about ourselves and others. … read more.
What’s spiritual (or religious) about Unitarian Universalism? Moreover, is UUism legitimately a religion or simply an alternative to religion? Drawing on an archetypal image from Ira Progoff, a depth psychologist who studied with C. G. Jung and D. T. Suzuki, please join us as our … read more.
Our Pulpit Guest and longtime friend of UCN, The Reverend Drew Kennedy, will invite us to think about how we ought to live our lives in light of the fact that life is precious and that all of us, one day, must die. … read more.
Reverend Drew Kennedy, will weave together two closely intertwined concepts, namely, the inevitability of change and the importance of seeking to be ever more fully present to our singularly wild and precious lives.
After five successive monthly appearances, The Reverend Drew Kennedy will return to our pulpit one more time this program year on Sunday, February 7, to wrap up our provocative “What Do You Believe?” sermon series. In his own words, Drew says:
Having explored both Eastern and Western views of God, including deism, pantheism, transcendentalism, and Nirvana, along with some non-theistic views such as atheism, existentialism, and a provocative Buddhist concept called Sunyata, this Sunday we will begin to wrap up our “What … read more.
Join us and bring your extended family as we celebrate one of the simplest, yet most beautiful services of the year. The Reverend Drew Kennedy, Minister Emeritus of the First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, will lead the service. There will be special holiday music, carols, … read more.
Please join us in our ongoing monthly “What Do You Believe?” sermon series. The Rev. Drew Kennedy writes: “As we enter the challenging world of the atheists and existentialists, the latter certainly includes Sartre, Heidegger and Kierkegaard, and sometimes includes Nietzsche, Dostoevsky, and Camus.