Vanessa Titang

Vanessa, a light-skinned biracial person, smiles. She has on glasses and two necklaces, and a black shirt with sheer flowered sleeves.
Rev. Vanessa Titang (she/her/they/them) is a biracial, first generation African American, pansexual, and disabled minister in Preliminary Fellowship. She attended Smith College for a BA in Philosophy and Sociology, and Wheelock College for a MS in Organizational Leadership, before finding Unitarian Universalism and her call to ministry. She graduated with her M.Div. from Meadville Lombard Theological School in 2022. She is a proud mother. Vanessa is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth, Maine.

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“Queer” challenges the status quo; it dares me to be authentically myself.

Reflection | By Vanessa Titang | June 19, 2024 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: #Pride, 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Acceptance, Coming Out, Direct Experience, Humanism, Identity, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer, Multiculturalism, Pride Sunday, Searching, Self-Respect, Sexuality, Transformation, Worship

Just as I can believe in others, I also believe in me.

Reflection | By Vanessa Titang | January 10, 2024 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Activism, Direct Experience, Discernment, Doubt, Humanism, Identity, Leadership, Ministry, Self-Respect, Worship

In this heartbreak what we carry forth is our humanity in newly revealed form—our hearts tender and delicate.

Prayer | By Vanessa Titang | December 12, 2023 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Brokenness, Community, Compassion, Disaster or Crisis, Grief, Healing, Trauma, WorshipWeb, Worship

May we be our descendants’ bravest heroes, keepers of the flame.

Blessing | By Vanessa Titang | February 28, 2023 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: #BlackLivesMatter, Grace, Healing, Identity, WorshipWeb, Worship

Hold us gently as we gather closer together, comforting each other, healing each other.

Prayer | By Vanessa Titang | May 26, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Community, Disaster or Crisis, Transcendence, WorshipWeb, Worship

May it ignite our energies to dream, to build.

Chalice Extinguishing | By Vanessa Titang | January 21, 2022 | From WorshipWeb

May this precious light shine on.

Chalice Lighting | By Vanessa Titang | January 21, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: WorshipWeb, Worship

we are here, and flowing, in and of, made of, because of You

Poetry | By Vanessa Titang | January 20, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Earth-Centered, Imagination, Nature, Transcendence, WorshipWeb, Worship

I believe in your grace and protection and cannot imagine them slipping through the cracks.

Reading | By Vanessa Titang | September 15, 2021 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Contemplation, Mystery, Presence, Searching, Transcendence, WorshipWeb, Worship

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