Jonalu Johnstone

Rev. Jonalu Johnstone serves as developmental minister of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Manhattan, Kansas. Previously, she has served at the First Unitarian Church in Oklahoma City; the Channing Unitarian Universalist Church in Edmond, Oklahoma; and the James Reeb Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Madison, Wisconsin. She has also served as a growth consultant in the Southwestern Conference of the Unitarian Universalist Association.

From Jonalu Johnstone

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Jesus for Unitarian Universalists.

By Joy Berry, Scott McNeill, Jonalu Johnstone, Crystal Lewis | March 1, 2020 | From UU World
Tagged as: UU Theology

Contextual theologies seek to change society and the use of power in society.

By Jonalu Johnstone | March 1, 2020 | From UU World
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer, Race/Ethnicity, UU Theology, Women

In this insightful guide, minister Jonalu Johnstone provides an introduction to reading sacred texts, discusses Unitarian Universalist views of scripture, and suggests ways to use sacred texts within our congregations.

Book | By Jonalu Johnstone | From Skinner House Books
Tagged as: Multiculturalism, Sacred, Multiculturalism

We gather this afternoon, under this sky with these clouds and sun, connecting with this earth, which nourishes and supports us, to dedicate this natural playground. New things need to be recognized and appreciated – that’s what we do with a dedication. To dedicate means to set something aside...

Blessing | By Jonalu Johnstone | October 17, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Beauty, Body, Building/Space Dedication, Children, Community, Connections, Direct Experience, Earth, Friendship, Gratitude, Joy, Playfulness

We shall overcome. When we can truly celebrate the diversity of contributions and talents offered by all people, we shall overcome hatred and prejudice and oppression. When we can truly extend our hands to one another in loving acceptance, we shall overcome the past that haunts us now. Living in...

Benediction | By Jonalu Johnstone | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Change, Commitment, Juneteenth, Justice, Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Multiculturalism, Race/Ethnicity

UUs’ thoughts on Jesus reflect the diversity of thought encouraged by our liberal faith. Our Principles include a commitment to “a free and responsible search for truth and meaning”; whatever one’s views, there is likely a UU who shares them. Yet we are more than our individual stories.

Pamphlet or Card | By Joy Berry, Dawn Skjei Cooley, Scott McNeill, Jonalu Johnstone, Robin Bartlett | February 8, 2013
Tagged as: Beliefs & Principles, Christianity, UU Beliefs, UU Theology, Publications

The New UU program provides important tools to help Unitarian Universalist congregations welcome, orient, and integrate newcomers into their faith communities.

Curriculum | By Jonalu Johnstone | October 27, 2011 | For Adults | From The New UU

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