Living Poetically

Phillip Baber will present

“Living Poetically”

With Caitlin Regan as Worship Leader

In this sermon, Phillip leans on his experience as an English teacher to examine how strategies for reading and writing poetry might help us live more richly and deeply.

About our Guest Speaker:

Phillip Baber is the pastor of The People’s Church of Jacksonville and the Regional Director of the Poor People’s Campaign of Northeast Florida. He is the former pastor of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville and has served as co-president of I.C.A.R.E., the Jacksonville-based Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation, and Empowerment. Phillip’s ministry is dedicated to the advancement of our collective liberation, leading him to advocate in support of criminal justice reform, police accountability, racial and economic justice, justice for refugees and immigrants, and LGBTQIA+ rights.

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