Rev. Barry Whittemore

Lord, Have Mercy: Psalm 51

We will delve into our May worship theme of Mercy with an exploration of Psalm 51. The Reverend Barry Whittemore is a professor of history at the University of North Georgia and formerly was the minister of GMUUC.

Christmas: My Favorite Religious Holiday, as a Unitarian Universalist

We will try to answer the question, “Do we make too big of a deal about Christmas or not big enough?” Much celebration and singing will be included. The service will also feature guest musician Kathee Tomlin on piano and Celtic harp. The Reverend Barry Whittemore was GMUUC’s minister when he retired from the Unitarian … Continued

Hope: The First Sunday of Advent

In the traditional liturgical calendar the four Sundays of Advent (preceding Christmas) are hope, peace, joy, and love. The first Sunday of Advent also marked the beginning of the church calendar. This service will be all about our hope for the present and future. The Reverend Barry Whittemore was GMUUC’s minister when he retired from … Continued

Amos: A Prophet for Our Times

The Unitarian Universalist desire for social justice did not start in “the Sixties.” It dates back to the prophets of ancient Israel, Amos being among the earliest. What can we learn from this ancient text and how does it apply to us now?

Who's in Charge Here? The Art and Science of Theological Reflection

Come and explore our May worship theme with Rev. Whittemore, a professor of history at the University of North Georgia and formerly the minister at GMUUC. Speaker: Rev. Barry Whittemore The Rev. Barry Whittemore retired from Unitarian Universalist ministry in 2013. Currently he teaches Appalachian and Religious History at the University of North Georgia.