About Rev. Emilie Boggis

Emilie is Minister of Congregational Life at The Unitarian Church in Summit. She is currently trying to make it through one conversation without mentioning her love of Transylvania and our partner church.

Mar
05

Bringing The Lessons Of Selma to Summit

As people of faith gather in Selma this weekend to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the 1965 March, our Beloved Conversations Circles at UCS – our small groups focusing on race and privilege – began this month’s session by remembering all…
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Mar
05

Returning to Selma Fifty Years Later

In the vicious maltreatment of defenseless citizens of Selma, where old women and young children were gassed and clubbed at random, we have witnessed an eruption of the disease of racism which seeks to destroy all America. No American is…
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Feb
26

A Congregation That Cares. A Lot.

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A Congregation That Cares. A Lot. “Leaning into Caring” by Rev Emilie Boggis. When I was in my early twenties, I believed whole-heartedly in being present for others in times of great need. I had heard how abandoned many people…
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Jan
26

Join the Journey to Civil Rights with Calvary Episcopal Church

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In the wake of the movie SELMA and in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Selma, we hope to travel the same routes and discuss the ideals now recalled in hindsight from ‘Bloody Sunday’ of 1965. The…
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Jan
26

Summit Houses of Worship Invite You To Enter A Dialogue on Race & Privilege

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As we grappled with the Grand Jury decisions and protests around the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, our Summit Interfaith Council rolled up their sleeves and got to organizing. Since 2005, our Council has been working on creating dialogue…
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Jan
05

Podcast: January 4th “The Language of Reverence”

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As we begin the new year, we invite you to listen to Rev. Emilie Boggis as she explores the language of reverence. Reverend Emilie Boggis is our Assistant Minister.  She began her role at UCS in September 2005 and currently is taking on more…
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Dec
07

Listen. Speak Up. Act. This Is Our Task.

As we take in the magnitude of the verdicts in both the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases…. It is a time of listening and learning. Listening within ~ to our own thoughts and feelings. And listening to others, friends…
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