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Hope Johnson

Full name: Rev Dr. Hope Johnson

Hope Johnson

Hope Johnson served as the Congregational Life Consultant for the UUA's Central East Region and the Southern Region. She brought specialties in conflict resolution and multicultural congregational development.

She was also the former minister of UU Congregation of Central Nassau, NY, where she served for 15 years. Previously, she served as Minister of Spiritual Life at the First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, New York and Director of Religious Education at the First Unitarian of Brooklyn, New York. She also brought a wealth of experience from her years of wider UUA leadership, including the UUA Appointments Committee, the UUA Nominating Committee, the UUMA Continental Good Offices team, and a variety of UU College of Social Justice leadership position, just to name a few.

Hope Johnson passed away in November, 2020.

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DARKNESS and LIGHT: Updated Personal Perspectives

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From Better Together
I’ve been thinking a lot about how tired I am of hearing words that include black, dark, and more, used in a negative way ...
Get In the Way!

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From Better Together
“Get In The Way!!!” Congressman John Lewis has reminded us for years that it is our turn to actively make a difference.
CER Resource Pages: Conflict Engagement and How to Have Difficult Conversations

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From Better Together
Conflict is natural and exists in each and every congregation offering opportunities for growth and change.
The Season of Gratitude

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From Better Together
I believe that when we invite gratitude and appreciation to become a part of our daily practice, Love will follow.
A Time for Reconnecting

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From Better Together
Although there will undoubtedly be a few more warm days ahead, Autumn has started weaving brilliantly colored autumnal threads.
Walls and Windows

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From Better Together
Walls and Windows by Rev. Dr. Hope Johnson
Making Holidays Relevant Today

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From Better Together
February. Black History Month. I celebrate Black History every day of my life so I find it odd to devote one month in the year to celebrating Blackness.
Responding to Violence in Our World

Hope Johnson

From Better Together
A few weeks ago I took my seat on a Jet Blue flight that would take me from San Diego to JFK in about 5 short hours. I had just left the wonderful Mosaic Makers Conference where we figured out ways...
Pumpkins Offer Opportunity for Community and Learning

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From Better Together
UUCCN, the UU Congregation of Central Nassau,Garden City NY initiated the Pumpkin Patch—outreach to our local community, the larger Long Island community,
What on Earth is Juneteenth?

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From Better Together
From its Galveston, Texas roots, the observance of Juneteenth as the African American Emancipation Day began in 1865 and has triggered a series ...

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