April 21 – Easter Sunday – Flower Communion – Pam Johnson & Catherine Farmer Loya

In this multigenerational service, we will celebrate Easter with Flower Communion–an annual ritual that celebrates beauty, human uniqueness, diversity, and community. Please bring flowers to share, although if you forget, someone else will probably bring extras.

“Multigenerational” means that this service will be specially designed to engage people of all ages. Children and youth are warmly invited to stay in the Sanctuary with their families. Other RE spaces will not meet today. Loving care will be available in the Nursery for children 4 and younger, should you choose to use it.

Please plan to stay after the service for an egg hunt for all ages and special coffee hour in the Greg McKendry Fellowship Hall. Learn more on our calendar here: http://tvuuc.org/calendar/

This service will be led by Pam Johnson, Ministerial Intern, and Catherine Farmer Loya, Director of Lifespan Religious Education.

Pam Johnson is enrolled in her last semester at Meadville Lombard Theological School and will graduate in May with a Master of Divinity degree. She has served as a ministerial intern at our church for almost two years and is filling in as sabbatical minister until August 1 when our senior minister Reverend Chris Buice returns. Pam will say goodbye to us on August 11 to pursue the next phase of her ministry in Chattanooga, where she will begin a one-year chaplain residency at Erlanger Hospital.

Catherine Farmer Loya is a near-lifelong UU whose roots are sunk deep in the red clay of Georgia, though she spent the first twenty years of her adult life in Southern California. A professional religious educator since 2001, she was recognized as a Credentialed Religious Educator by the UUA in 2011 and served on the Board of the Liberal Religious Educators Association from 2011-2013. Catherine joined the TVUUC staff as Director of Lifespan Religious Education in 2016, bringing her spouse and kid along for the ride.