Minister’s Corner: Letting Go

Rev. Jan Mourning

Fall is the season of dramatic changes — leaves creating a canvas of burnt red, fiery orange, and dazzling gold.  And as the radiant display of color nears an end, it seems that the trees willingly release their leaves to allow new ones to grow in the spring. The falling leaves can…

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Minister’s Corner

Rev. Jan Mourning

Climate Control The old axiom, “If you don’t like St. Louis weather, just stick around and it will change” proved true in mid-May. One day we were enjoying temperatures in the 50’s — and the next day it was almost 90 degrees, sending most of us rushing to our thermostats…

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Minister’s Corner

So What? Now What? After a long, snowy winter, most of us were grateful for the arrival of spring-bringing longer days, sunshine, and the first daffodils bravely pushing their heads through the cold earth. An old myth says that on the spring equinox, the day when light and darkness are…

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Meet Our Minister

Jan Mourning holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Missouri, St. Louis. She has been a classroom teacher, administrator, and Coordinator of Staff Development in the Parkway School District and an Adjunct Professor at Maryville University. Jan has been active in First Unity Church since 1997. She served…

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