Speaker: Rev. Betty Jo Middleton

Rev, Middleton is retired from the active ministry after serving eight congregations in the Greater Washington, DC, area and on the field staff of the Unitarian Universalist Association. She has taught courses at Wesley Theological Seminary and Meadville Lombard Theological School. Her book To Touch Inward Springs: Teaching and Learning for Faith Development was published last year, with a grant from the Unitarian Sunday School Society. She and her husband live in Alexandria, Virginia. They have two children and four grandsons.

“Mr. Jefferson’s Wall”

Rev. Middleton will talk about the “wall of separation” between church and state and share some reflections on the meaning of religious freedom.
The Reverend Betty Jo Middleton is a retired Unitarian Universalist minister who has share her thoughts with us on several occasions, most … read more.

“The Uses of History”

The more we know and understand about our history as a religious people, the better we know who we are today. Thus we should make an effort to better understand the less known parts of that history, involving people of color, women, and religious education.Our speaker will offer some thoughts on these aspects of our Unitarian Universalist story.