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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit
4605 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
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[Pride in Confederate ancestors, but not in the Confederacy]

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November 26, 2017
My Heart Wears No Colors: a Sermon in Poetry
Nancy Owen Nelson


In this sermon, Nelson will discuss her process of researching and writing poetry about her Confederate ancestors, and the challenging spiritual journey it entailed.

Nancy Owen Nelson has been a member of First UU Detroit since the Spring of 2012. She has been a college English professor and has published research and creative work. My Heart Wears No Colors is her first poetry (chap)book; it will be published in late 2018.

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