Steward’s Corner: UU fostered interest in social justice and political activism

We grew up in Methodist households and John’s father was a minister. Not only was the Church our religious underpinning, it was also the community where we made our friends and found our mates. However, by the time we immigrated to the U.S. in 1967 we were on our way to becoming skeptics.
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Rev. Michael Dowd addresses ‘Religion as if Survival Mattered’

Head-and-shoulders view, Rev. Michael Dowd

Rev. Michael Dowd

Rev. Michael Dowd will present a free program: “Faithful to the Future: Religion as if Survival Mattered (Pro-Future is Good, Anti-Future is Evil: Religious Humanism, Evolving Faith, Active Hope),” 3 to 5 p.m. this Sunday, Feb. 5, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., in Ashland.

Rev. Dowd is also preaching Sunday morning at 10:25 a.m. His sermon is titled, “Ecological Wisdom for Challenging Times.”
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