Pastor Kris Cervantes began leading Community UU Church 3 years ago, through the pandemic and beyond. And now it is her time for a new adventure. Her countless and creative contributions to our community have made so many positive differences in our lives. Let us … read more.
Speaker: Pastor Kristen Cervantes
Better known as “Pastor Kris”, Kris Cervantes has served as UUWaco’s minister since September 2014. She is a lifelong UU and native Texan. She also serves the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Waco, Texas. She received her MDiv (with honors) and a certificate in Sexual and Gender Justice Studies from Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth. She serves on the board of the Greater Waco Interfaith Conference and the Clergy Advisory Board for Planned Parenthood of Central Texas. Kris lives in a little brick house with her husband Robert, son Gabriel (17), and a variety of four-legged family members, as well as lots of books (and dog hair)! Her older son Jack (19) studies print-making and fine arts at UNT. In her spare time, Kris reads (everything), paints, sings, talks to her garden, and drinks far too much coffee with friends.
Join Pastor Kris Cervantes for a journey through the many meanings and measures of Mother’s day. For those of us who are mothers, for those of us who were (and were not) mothered, for those who mother without children or the generally approved gender attachments: … read more.
The seven (or eight!) Unitarian Universalist principles have been a familiar way to express what UU churches and congregants value, and the vision and goals that call us to this religion. A proposal for replacing the seven principles with a statement of values, rather than … read more.
Join us in a treasured annual celebration of Spring, new life, and the diversity and beauty of nature—including people! You’re invited to bring a flower to the service to share, but we will have plenty of extras, too. Happy Easter!
Click on this link to view … read more.
Join Pastor Kris Cervantes as she explores the path of the Passion, from the worker’s gate into Jerusalem, to the vigil and betrayal in the place of skulls, to trial, crucifixion, and burial. Theologian Miguel de la Torre reminds us that the oppressed of the … read more.