Skip to main content

“Creating Beloved Community at Wy'east and in the Wider World” - Rev. Leslie Becknell Marx


In these times of polarization and separation, the vision of Beloved Community is ever more vital. How do we see each other as beloved fellow human beings even in the face of differences? Leslie will share wisdom learned from the teachings and practices of NonViolence.relevant to personal life, congregational life, and community connections.

Rev. Leslie Becknell Marx is currently a UU community minister whose ministry focuses on supporting leaders to care for the whole, bringing complex ideas to life in story, and using Playback interactive theater to bridge differences. Her website is She is joining us as our candidate to be our quarter-time minister.

There will be a "Special Congregational Meeting" immediately following the Service

As reported by the Wy'east Board last month (click here to review), the Ministerial Search Committee has presented a candidate for our quarter-time ministry position to the Board. The Board is pleased to report we have successfully negotiated a contract with Rev. Becknell Marx to serve as our quarter-time minister beginning on December 1st. Following this introductory service, there will be a congregational vote to affirm her as our quarter-time minister.


Listen to the Sermon