Notes from the Inward Sea: Howard Thurman’s Invitation to Depth

Must we choose between deepening our spirituality or expanding social justice? How do we determine our next steps in a broken world? A mystic and moral anchor to the Civil Rights Movement, Howard Thurman, offers a practice of discernment and comfort.

The Rev. Kelli Clement comes to Unitarian Universalism from an evangelical upbringing in Texas, by way of the theatre, work in non-profits, and a lifelong quest for meaning making. She serves both the St. Croix Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Wisconsin, and the First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis. She led the efforts of First Unitarian as a plaintiff in the lawsuit Doe v. Minnesota, which successfully overturned abortion restrictions in Minnesota law. Combining an art and spirituality practice, Kelli is a fellow of the Jewish Studio Project and is currently working on her doctorate in Social Transformation. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband Mike, daughter Sofia, and mini-poodle Memphis.