United Church of Christ

Thursdays for the Soul: It Started As a Love Letter: Resilience in Re-Membering and Story, Movement, Identity and Faith

Join this conversation between Rev. Tracy Howe Wispelwey, and Jocabed Solano as they share their work and insights in the work of leaning into collective memory in a way that builds justice and resilience in our local churches, individual lives and beyond. As Minister For Congregational and Community Engagement at the National Setting, Tracy is tasked with integrating the community building that happens both in the liturgical lives of our congregations, and in the justice work outside our buildings. As a Guna woman and Christian in Latin America, Jocabed also bridges and integrates community building and cultural work among Native people and local churches.

Rev. Tracy Howe Wispelwey is Minister For Congregation and Community Engagement for the National Setting of the UCC. She is a contributing author to an upcoming book and resource on organizing for local churches, a songwriter, activist and cultural worker. You can learn more about her work outside of the National Setting at RestorationVIllageArts.org.

Jocabed Solano is the Executive Director of Memoria Indígena, an organization seeking out and documenting indigenous voices and stories throughout Latin America, and decolonizing the church and theologies in Latin America. Her work can be further explored and supported through //Facebook.com/memoriaindigena and memoriaindigena.org. Thursdays for the Soul: A webinar series to care for the whole church. Topics are wide ranging, and are focused on the spirituality and care of people. Prayer, worship, music, psalm readings, or compassionate teaching are included. This will be a predictable time of gathering for something to feed your spirit, offered by Faith Education, Innovation, and Formation and Justice and Local Church Ministries of the national setting, United Church of Christ. Live closed captioning is provided.


June 25, 2020 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm EST