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Sean Parker Dennison

Full name: Rev. Sean Parker Dennison

The Rev. Sean Parker Dennison

The Rev. Sean Parker Dennison is a graduate of Starr King School for the Ministry and was ordained in 2000. He has served congregations in Stockton, California; Salt Lake City, Utah; San Luis Obispo, California; McHenry, Illinois. He also considers his active social media presence a part of his ministry, including posting daily prayers on Twitter  and Facebook since 2011. 

Sean has served the Unitarian Universalist Association in a number of ways over the years: serving on the Accountability Group for the Justice General Assembly 2012 held in Phoenix, Arizona; chairing the Journey Toward Wholeness Transformation Committee; serving on the UU Minister’s Association nominating committee; serving on the Starr King School for the Ministry Board of Trustees and chairing its Admissions Committee; and helping found TrUUsT—an organization for transgender ministers and religious professionals in the UUA.

Sean is also a father, grandfather, photographer, painter, and poet.

From Sean Parker Dennison

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Braver/Wiser

Keeping Our Connections Strong

Sean Parker Dennison

From Braver/Wiser
I am not alone. I don’t have to face the world alone and I don’t have to fix the world alone. When I need hope, I find it in on the faces of my people.
Good Intentions and Incomplete Efforts

Sean Parker Dennison

From Braver/Wiser
Until we can hold compassion for ourselves and others, our love is incomplete.
Both the Burning and the Light

Sean Parker Dennison

From Braver/Wiser
It's in one tiny moment in time / for life to shine to shine Burn away the darkness You've got one tiny moment in time / for life to shine to shine To b...
The Celebration in Front of Us

Sean Parker Dennison

From Braver/Wiser
An awakening passed through the whole theatre, and as if touched by some invisible hand, the people stood, clapped, shouted with joy, laughed, and wept…...
Hope for the Heartbroken

Sean Parker Dennison

From Braver/Wiser
October 5, 2016 "The heart was made to be broken." ― Oscar Wilde I'm sitting here broken-hearted. I could try to convince you that it’s about the state...

Skinner House Books

Breaking and Blessing
Meditations

Sean Parker Dennison

From Skinner House Books

In the 2020 volume of the inSpirit Series, Rev. Sean Parker Dennison imagines letters from angels, draws on the natural world, and reflects on love and calling.

UU World

Poem: In praise of praise

Sean Parker Dennison

From UU World Magazine
Yes, even now, / when so much is struggle: / Praise bodies that sweat and tremble...
How to survive the apocalypse

Sean Parker Dennison

From UU World Magazine
Under the weight of destruction, / we will need the strong shelter / of forgiveness and the deeper wells / that give the sweet water of welcome...
It’s time to learn

Sean Parker Dennison

From UU World Magazine
There is no excuse for refusing to learn, when there are teachers all around us.
Hope for the heartbroken

Sean Parker Dennison

From UU World Magazine
I am not alone, and I can choose to be kind and loving to people all around, who may be heartbroken too.

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