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Justice is What Love Looks Like in Public

United States > Pittsfield > 112 Easy Street, Pittsfield, Maine > 2016-02-14 > 09:45 am

About The Event

At the 2015 Unitarian Universalist General Assembly, Dr. Cornell West reminded us to “Never forget that Justice is what Love looks like in public.” Valentine’s Day may often seem like it’s all about expensive flowers and candies, but it doesn’t have to be that way. This year join us as we reimagine the love holiday as a day of social justice and celebration that inspires us to make the world a better place. Join us for Standing on the Side of Love: The Month of Love We will have two guests with us On February 14th Melody Fitch, Executive Director, Family Violence Project will help us understand how this project serves Maine, and why it takes the whole community to end the cycles of domestic violence. Rustie MacDonald Author, Talk Show Host, Life Coach Sharing her haunting personal story, Rustie MacDonald speaks about realities of severe poverty and domestic violence. Her talk entitled, “The Cycle Repeats Itself” teaches the lessons of how to live and thrive through the storm. Both speakers will be available during the coffee hour immediately following services. Join Us! 9:45AM, Sunday, February 14th, 2016. First Universalist Church of Pittsfield 112 Easy Street, Pittsfield, Maine For more information, contact our Worship Chair: [email protected]

About The Organization

First Universalist Church of Pittsfield Maine

Organized in 1867, the First Universalist Church of Pittsfield is one of Pittsfield’s oldest continuously worshiping faith communities. It is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (UUA).
Unitarian Universalists are known for their social activism. From reproductive justice to LGBT rights and marriage equality issues, our congregation has been at the forefront of creating positive change in our communities.

For information on how to participate, contact:
[email protected]

About The Organizer

"Twinkle" Marie Manning

"Twinkle" Marie Manning is an award winning television producer, author, poet and the newest member of Pittsfield's Town Council. She is an event planner extraordinaire, having coordinated events from Canada to Florida, Maine to California. Her work focuses largely on Women's Empowerment, Social Justice, and Wellness. She has been given citations by State rep in Massachusetts for her work in Empowering Women, as the executive producer of the Empowering Women Television Series on PEG TV. In 2015 she co-produced the International Women's Day celebrations in Santa Barbara, California. She is an experienced 1 Billion Rising/VDay coordinator, having hosted two events in her former home-town of Concord, MA in 2013 and 2014. She is passionate about ending domestic violence in our communities and in our world.

For information on how to participate, contact:
Twinkle's cell:
(760) 889-5428

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