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.
Healthy relationships are an important part of any life-affirming home. This Mother’s Day we will consider the tools we need for creating warm-hearted, loving relationships that bring us greater happiness and deeper fulfillment.
Easter is a difficult topic for Rev. Gy to explore. The story of Jesus’s resurrection no longer resonates as it once did. Finding something new and interesting to say about Easter becomes harder each year. “What if,” Rev. Gy asks, “we re-imagined Easter as a time … read more.
To recycle or not to recycle.. is that the question? As we kick off Earth Month at UUCC, Rev. Gy will help us consider if the small and personal ways we try to act to slow climate change are addressing the problem in a meaningful … read more.
March is Women’s History month and the 31st is Transgender Visibility Day. One wishes it wasn’t necessary to have these special days of awareness but until all of humanity, in all of its beautiful diversity, is seen and valued every day, we need to take … read more.
In 1997, before the kids in our youth group were even born, the UU General Assembly voted to commit to intentionally becoming an anti-racist, anti-oppression, multicultural institution. For a while after this vote, there was some good progress, but then we got distracted and progress … read more.
In the United States, immigration can be a heated and divisive topic of debate often focused on the narrow lens of its effect on us, our jobs, our economy, and our security ignoring the other side of the equation. Immigration can also be looked at as … read more.
There are different ways of trying to make sense of the world but too often we slip into the us-versus-them mentality that oversimplifies problems, vilifies people, and makes it harder for us to solve complex problems and work towards the common good.