Rev. Dr. Florence Buck is a little known minister in our Unitarian history whose ideas were groundbreaking at the time and many of her goals are ones we still are struggling to implement over the 100 years since she preached them. Find out how to spread the message of this queer, religious educator, pioneering minister who introduced our faith to radical welcome, anti-racism and equity before they were buzz words of Unitarianism.
Denise Cawley is Unitarian Universalist seminarian at Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago. She provides spiritual and emotional care chaplaincy at Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Denise has been a pivotal player in diversity, inclusion, marriage equality and voting rights. Denise serves as the intern minister at Bradford Unitarian Universalist Community Church in Kenosha, WI. As a multi-ethnic woman identified woman at the intersection of many identities, she is keenly aware her own marginalization and privilege. She consciously lifts up voices from the margins. Denise is a visual artist of national regard. Denise has written about and continues to research Florence Buck, one of our queer, anti-oppression Unitarian heroes few know enough about. She also researches and writes on the intersection of spirituality and abortion. She is a mom and lives in Milwaukee, WI.