About Emilie Boggis

Emilie is the Assistant Minister 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.

Aug
21

UU-United Nations Office Joins NYC Climate March

More news on the Climate March! You are welcome to sign up individually. Next week we’ll be sharing news on how we, The Unitarian Church in Summit, will march TOGETHER! It will be a day to remember, a story that…
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Aug
21

UUA President’s Call To Join NYC Climate March

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On Sunday, September 21, our congregation will join a worldwide movement to march in New York City for our environment, as world leaders gather at the United Nations to discuss Climate Change. It’s called the People’s Climate March. Our staff…
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Aug
15

Who Will Respond To Ferguson?

On Monday, as I was standing in the Dusseldorf airport, one of our youth turned to me and said, “How do they even begin to teach the Holocaust to students here in Germany? How do they begin acknowledging, ‘We did…
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Aug
14

In Transylvania We Say Yes

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When I first traveled to Transylvania, I made a promise to myself. Throughout the trip, I would say yes to opportunities that I would normally decline —- due to fear of failure or looking like a fool. After all, saying…
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Aug
12

We Are Partners, Not Tourists

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It’s a long old way to Barot. By Thursday evening, when the last of our delegation arrives at 7 pm at the Bucharest airport, our group has been traveling for more than 24 hours and across many miles. Our fatigue…
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Jul
07

July 6: Freedom From, Freedom To

This fourth of July weekend, as the celebrations of freedom rang throughout our land, Rev. Emilie Boggis asked us to consider what in our lives we are seeking freedom from (busy-ness, illness, expenses, demands, fill-in-the-blank).  And then, taking the next step, to…
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Jun
15

How to Respond

Rev. Emilie Boggis, preaching. Reflecting on the book Healing Conversations, and considering how to respond to loved ones and friends, acquaintances and strangers when words fail us.