Rev. Jennifer Hamlin-Navias

Never Not Broken

Easter is about hope, second chances, new beginnings. In that we have a choice. We can embrace our humanness, which means embracing our broken natures and the compassion that remains our best hope for healing. By embracing our brokenness we give ourselves a chance to embrace our wholeness and in that there is salvation.

The Joy of Burnout

Burnout is a hard thing. And what happens when you burnout? And what ways can it teach you a new way? Perhaps even in burnout there is something positive to find.

Where do We Go From Here

Moving into the future. Where are we going? What will we choose to do? What choices can we make to make the world better. How can we leverage our privilege in a way that will lift others up with us.

How Did First UU Get Here

We at First UU love our community and love our building. We built our current building in 1959 so as churches go it is not so old. And what is the story about how we got here to this place our little corner of Syracuse?