Your Ministerial Search Committee is thrilled to announce that, after months of thoughtful discernment, we have at last successfully engaged with an outstanding candidate to be the next settled minister at First Parish in Milton. It has been a long and winding road that we would "Candidating cycle uu ministry" have been able to traverse without the help and support of a wonderful congregation and staff.
We are very grateful to all of you.
Extension ministry is a program of the UUA which seeks to assist congregations whose viability is in question. Ward worked so successfully with the UU Fellowship of Harford County for three years that the community then called her to be their settled minister. During her time in Maryland, Rev.
Ward has served for nine years on the board of
Candidating cycle uu ministry UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland, a state-wide organization that advocates for justice and equity in civic life and decision-making. After serving for several years as the leader of the LGBT task force, she has served for three years as chair and then co-chair of the UU Legislative Ministry. During her tenure on the board, the UU Legislative Ministry took a lead role in helping Maryland to become the first state in the nation to defeat a referendum against marriage equality, a seven-year-long effort.
Ward and her congregation have organized a month-long Silent Witness Display along Churchville Road in October every year since Ward has taken a leadership role in organizing a series of county-wide forums on Race and Law Enforcement in the wake of the events in Ferguson, Missouri.
The UU Fellowship of Harford County, a community of approximately members and 70 children, includes four social justice task forces.
In addition to her wide range of social justice work, Rev. Ward has also been an ad hoc instructor at Harford Community College and has served on a variety of committees for the Harford County Schools. Within the Chesapeake Unitarian Universalist Ministerial Association, she has served for two years as President and now serves as a Good Officer, Candidating cycle uu ministry means that she ministers to her fellow ministers.
She has been legally separated from her husband and they are in the process of finalizing their divorce. She loves to swim, bike, sing, and dance. Candidating cycle uu ministry undergraduate degree is in theatre arts from Sarah Lawrence College, and her early work experience was in the theatre and film industry. Spiritually, Lisa has for several years mowed a labyrinth in the pasture behind her home.
Among her congregants who regularly draw inspiration from her labyrinth are the members of her Retreat-Planning Committee. Movement has always been a big part of her spiritual life, so more recently she has completed training to become a certified Interplay instructor. Interplay is a global movement dedicated to wellness in community through playful interaction, stillness
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It invites all bodies of any ability to explore their innate wisdom and intuition towards wellness.
It is an experience that Lisa is very eager to share with all of us. Ward comes to us with energy to burn and a deep sense of how spirituality and action collaborate to build a community with vision and purpose. Now it is YOUR turn!
The Ministerial Search Committee is eagerly planning a Candidating Week filled with opportunities for as many of you as possible to get to know Lisa personally. So please stay alert for our ever-growing calendar and jump in wherever you can.
We will be shaping the future of First Parish for years to come! For more information on Rev. Lisa Ward follow the link to her website: Religious Education - Candidating cycle uu ministry Sundays, Religious Education programming is offered for children and youth ages Our Ministerial Candidate Rev.
Lisa Ward Your Ministerial Search Committee is thrilled to announce that, after months of
Candidating cycle uu ministry discernment, we have at last successfully engaged with an outstanding candidate to be the next settled minister at First Parish in Milton.
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