What a great day! My good friend and colleague Kate Lore was ordained today as a minister in the Unitarian Universalist Association. We worked together at First United Methodist Church until she accepted the position as social justice director at First Unitarian Church of Portland. While in that position Kate earned her Master of Divinity degree at Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago by taking classes on a part-time basis (talk about keeping busy). Just minutes after being ordained she was installed as the new Minister of Social Justice for First Unitarian Church. I’m so proud to know Kate. She is one of the most committed people I've worked with in the world of social justice work and the people of First Unitarian Church are blessed to have her spirit on call as a clergyperson.
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