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Lucia Fidelia Woolley Gillette (1827-1905) was one of the first women to be ordained to the Universalist ministry in the United States and probably the first ordained woman to preach in Canada. As a child she assisted her father, Rev. Edward Mott Woolley; as a teen she was writing for Universalist newspapers; later in life she campaigned for woman's suffrage  . . . read more
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Hone Tuwhare (1922-2008) was one of the leading poets of the twentieth-century. Building on his Maori and Scottish background, his poetry reflected, critiqued, and celebrated New Zealand culture and its people. He was a social justice advocate, a defender of the working class, and an advocate for the Maori. Coming from a humble background . . . read more William Thomas (Gwilym Marles) has been called "the founder of modern Unitarianism in Wales". This area, where Welsh Unitarianism flourished, was maliciously dubbed the "Black Spot". Thomas's activism on behalf of his congregation culminated in his, and their, being locked out of the church in 1876  . . . read more Eliza Anne McIntosh Reid (1841-1926) was a social reformer, women's activist, and a leader in the movement to gain access to higher education for Canadian women. A life long Unitarian, her contributions would be continued and expanded by her daughter,  Helen R. Y. Reid . . . read more Unitarian Universalist  History Convocation October 27  30, 2016  Click here to learn more