How Do We Need To Live?

The Reverend Drew Kennedy will invite us to reflect on how we ought to live in light of the fact that life is precious and all of us, one day, must die. Centering on a startling and poignant story of a woman at a crossroads in her life, we’ll explore two of life’s interrelated, basic existential questions: How do we want to die? And how do we need to live?

The Reverend Drew Kennedy has served in the Unitarian Universalist ministry for more than 40 years. Drew is now retired and serves as the Minister Emeritus at the First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. With degrees in philosophy and ministry, Drew has been honored by the Wisconsin ACLU, the Unitarian Universalist Association, and Meadville Lombard Theological School. He has been interviewed by National Public Radio, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ABC World News Report, and has twice been arrested for civil disobedience. Upon retiring from active ministry in 2014, Drew had a book of sermons published called, Playing Soccer with Buddha, which is available at