We’ll look at the fascinating history of some utopian communities in New England (including a famous Unitarian attempt at paradise on earth). What did these groups have in common with MMUUF as “beloved community”? Where did they fail and where did they triumph? Come walk into the space of ritual and celebration, idealism and interconnectedness this Thanksgiving season!
Rev. Jennifer Pader is the Affiliate Minister for Pastoral Care of the Fourth Universalist Society in New York (part-time) and commutes between NYC and VT. She also is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice. Jennifer did her theological studies (M. Div. and S.T.M.) at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Jennifer, her husband Joe Davidson (who works for Cognizant Inc.) and their dashing Scottish Terriers live in Burlington.