Labor of Love

September 3, 2023 @ 10:00am - One Service Only

Eco-womanist teachings ask us to consider all of us in order for our society to work. The labor of caregiving, emotional support, nurturing, and community building, all of which are critical to the survival of families and communities, is underpaid and devalued. It falls disproportionately on the shoulders of working-class and poor women of color. What will happen to our society if we prioritize the labor of love?
Lecretia Williams is a seminarian at Star King School for the Ministry and an aspiring religious scholar and writer. She is also a member of the Unitarian Universalist Ministry Association and an Aspirant to the Unitarian Universalist Ministry.
Before responding to a call to UU ministry, they trained in classical ballet, worked as an ESL teacher, and landscape gardener. Their ministry frequently connects religion and politics, health, black and LGBTQIA+ liberation, and the arts. From 2021 to 2023, they served as Worship Learning Fellow at the Church of the Larger Fellowship and they are a 2023 recipient of the Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley Scholarship.