The Reverend Theodore Parker once said, “If you lend me your ears, I shall doubtless take your hearts, too.That I may not lead you to any wrong, let me warn you of this: Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect. Be true to your … 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.
Pastor Kris returns to the virtual pulpit, but not alone; she’ll be bringing along examples of the wisdom we can find in words, and how even in isolation, there are beautiful minds to be found and embraced in the pages of our books, in the … read more.
Pastor Kris joins us to share the powerful and provocative words of Vanderbilt professor and writer-in-residence Caroline Randall Williams, a tough, intimate commentary on the moment in which we find ourselves.
Journey with us as we review 2 extraordinary books: “The Traveling Cat Chronicles” by Hiro Arikawa, and “Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death”, the ultimate journey by Irvin D. Yalom.
Click on this link to view a video of our service on YouTube: … read more.
It’s a time for a tale of thrilling adventure! Or, at least time to tell a tale of being stranded overnight in the desert, all alone. Spoiler alert: I made it home! But I was left with a lot of questions, like, what do we … read more.