Connie Simon

Adventure Awaits, Intern Minister Connie Simon

Spring is often a time of transition.  The season is filled with weddings, graduations, life changes and the promise of new adventures.  This Sunday, we celebrate the baby dedication of Soleil Sanders and Intern Minister Connie Simon’s last Sunday in the USG pulpit. 

This is Us, Intern Minister Connie Simon

Beneath all the rhetoric and political division, we’re joined together by our common humanity. Can we acknowledge our past, accept our present and work together for our future? Can we say openly and honestly, “This is Us”?

We Remember Them, Connie Simon, Intern Minister

Transgender Day of Remembrance is an opportunity for communities to come together and remember transgender people, gender-variant individuals, and those perceived to be transgender, who have been murdered because of hate. We remember those who were lost to violence this year and affirm our commitment to … read more.

We’re All in This Together, Connie Simon, Intern Minister

Census reports show that poverty in Philadelphia remains the worst among the nation’s big cities.  Government doesn’t seem to have any answers.  What is our responsibility as people of faith?  How can we work together with interfaith partners to help our community?