Aging Gracefully

Rev. Carmen Emerson
BBUUC’s Affiliated Community Minister, Presents
“Aging Gracefully”
Donna Zimmerman, Worship Leader
Eileen Morrison, Accompanist
Mary Avery and Eileen Morrison (Vocals), Special Music

What does it look like in our faith community to age gracefully together, to care for one another, and to make responsible choices for ourselves?

About Our Speaker:

Rev. Carmen Emerson is the Affiliated Community Minister in covenant with BBUUC. Her work as an ordained UU minister in full fellowship happens within the wider Jacksonville community as the Lead Chaplain for Baptist Medical Center Nassau. She is a BCCI/APC Board-Certified chaplain, and her experience as a parish minister includes ten years of full-time service to our UU congregations in Albuquerque, NM (contract); Meadville, PA (called); and Nashville, TN (called).

About Our Member-Musicians:

Mary Avery has been singing since children’s choir at First Baptist Church fifty years ago. She has sung in numerous church choirs, large and small, and in audition-only concert and a cappella choirs at university in Washington DC and Tokyo, Japan, as well as during overseas Foreign Service postings in Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Mexico City and Singapore. She enjoys being one of BBUUC’s song leaders. 

Eileen Morrison has been playing the piano and singing in choirs since she was in elementary school in New Jersey. She was selected as a member of the New Jersey State High School Chorus at one point. She joined BBUUC in 2011 and has been singing at church in the holiday services as well as on occasion with Linda Crawford, Viqui Hilliard, and Debbie Jones.