Sunday, May 14, 2023 | Dangers of a Static Faith | Pauline Nijander

Sunday, May 14, 2023
Dangers of a Static Faith
Pauline Nijander

One thing that remains constant in our world is change. What happens when we, or our faith traditions, don’t change with an ever changing world? What are the dangers that a static faith can pose to those inside and outside of a faith tradition?

Bio: Pauline E. Nijander just began her fifth year as a Master of Divinity student at the Drew University Theological School in Madison, NJ where she is studying for the Unitarian Universalist ministry, and where she was recently awarded the Dorr Diefendorf Award for excellence in homiletics. Pauline has been a member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton since 2013, where she has served in various leadership roles, including being the ministerial intern in the 2019-2020 academic year, and now, as the Seminarian. As a proud transwoman and lesbian, Pauline has spoken often to different community and student groups about her perspective and life in hopes of educating people through honest and engaging conversation about trans* life and issues. For this work, she was awarded the 2017 Triad House LGBTQ+ Champion Award from LifeTies. Along with her wife, Michelle, and their sweet pitbull, Ingrid, Pauline resides in Ewing, NJ.

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