Rev. Gy Ludvig-McCartney was born in Transylvania, Romania, the birthplace of Unitarianism. However, it wasn’t until much later that they discovered Unitarian Universalism. Currently, Rev. Gy is ordained in the United Church of Christ and in Unity and is also exploring an alternative path to Unitarian Universalism ordination. They have a Master of Divinity from “Egyetemi Fokú Egységes Protestáns Teológiai Intézet” in Transylvania/Romania, and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, Ohio. Rev Gy resides in Portage with their wife, Patti, five dogs, and two cats. Patti and Rev. Gy are long-term residents of the area and enjoy traveling together, camping, gardening, and renovating homes.
Is “political correctness” simply being sensitive to another’s experiences and treating people with the dignity they deserve or is it a soul-crushing cultural force that inhibits free speech and polices free thought?
The first Flower Communion, led by Unitarian minister Rev. Norbert Čapek, was held in Prague one hundred years ago this June. We will join UUs from all over the world in celebrating the centennial anniversary of this beloved tradition and its powerful history. Be … read more.
Often, the reasons we want to maintain the status quo are comfort and control. Trying new ways of being and doing and decentering our privilege to make room for different ideas and perspectives involves taking risks and letting go of our illusion of control.
Last year we decided to re-imagine Easter as a time to celebrate the healing and renewal of the Earth. This year we will take that idea a little further with an Earth Communion and some hands-on activities to help us practice Earth stewardship.
Our spiritual theme this month—Restoration and Reparations—invites us to reflect on how we are called to repair the harm – economic, physical, and psychological — caused to BIPOC folks by the many manifestations of systemic racism in American society. How can we find a common-sense … read more.
Only by working together can we build Beloved Community and make UUCC a place where people of many beliefs can coexist, find meaning together, and encourage one another’s spiritual growth. This is the saving message of Unitarian Universalism: We can do together, what we cannot … read more.