Marta I. Valentín

Full name: Rev. Marta I. Valentín

Marta Valentin poses outside a building

Marta I. Valentín is the Professional Development Director in the Ministry and Faith Development staff group.

Her former shared ministries were the Unitarian Universalist Church of Medford, MA; First Church Unitarian in Littleton, MA, and the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA. Her first settled shared ministry was at First Unitarian Universalist Church in New Orleans where she arrived two weeks before Hurricane Katrina. She also brings experience from a number of other Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) wide positions: New England Regional Staff, the UUA's former staff group, Identity-based Ministries, Public Information Office and Beacon Press. She has shared her gifts as well with the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association’s (UUMA) CENTER continuing education team.

She is a published poet and percussionist.

From Marta I. Valentín

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It is time to throw out our exceptional identity and humble ourselves... We have always done good in the world—it is in our DNA. The question is, are we ready to do better for our own people? Because the world includes every person in our faith—many of whom have been micro-aggressioned right out...

Reading | By Marta I. Valentín | June 25, 2019 | From WorshipWeb

MATERIALS Chalice, candle, and matches or LED battery-operated candle Cloth and any chosen decorations for the chalice table, such as stones, shells, or flowers Audio file of “All that You Touch (excerpts)” (10:37) by Rev. Theresa I. Soto Transcript of “All that You Touch (excerpts)”...

By Marta I. Valentín | April 4, 2017

MATERIALS Chalice, candle and matches or LED-battery operated candle Cloth and any chosen decorations for the chalice table, such as stones, shells, or flowers....

By Marta I. Valentín | April 4, 2017
MATERIALS Chalice, candle, and matches or LED battery-operated candle Cloth and any chosen decorations for the chalice table, such as stones, shells, or flowers Audio file of https://uuacdn.s3.amazonaws.com/videos/self-guided-ministry-call-to-fai…;“We Can Do Hard Things” (14:27) by Rev. Elea...
By Marta I. Valentín | April 4, 2017

MATERIALS Chalice, candle, and matches or LED battery-operated candle Cloth and any chosen decorations for the chalice table, such as stones, shells, or flowers Newsprint, markers, and tape Reading: “Let America Be America Again” by Langston Hughes Video:…;“Let America be America Again”...

By Marta I. Valentín | April 4, 2017

The 2014 inSpirit title. The inSpirit Series was previously known as the Meditation Manual Series.

Book | By Marta I. Valentín | From Skinner House Books

In gatherings we are stirred like the leaves of the fall season rustling around sacred trees, tossed hither and yon until we come to rest together, quietly, softly . . . We come to gather strength from each other. We come to give strength to each other....

Poetry | By Marta I. Valentín | March 23, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

(Ahmedabad, India, 2001) Mother Earth is shouting but we do not hear. She is filled with anguish, for all we understand is death. And in her agony she suffers too over the fact that she must kill her own to get our attentionn...

Poetry | By Marta I. Valentín | March 17, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

A Sermon for First UU Church of New Orleans and Community Church of New Orleans Sunday, August 27, 2006 First Presbyterian Church The clouds gather and the rumbling is enough to unsettle anyone....

Sermon | By Marta I. Valentín | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

On April 25, the Supreme Court of the United States began hearing oral arguments about the constitutionality of Arizona’s S.B. 1070 law, a law that broadly targets undocumented immigrants. Many across the country, including Unitarian Universalists and other people of faith, anxiously awaited the...

Meditation | By Marta I. Valentín | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

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