July 16, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “The Poet”

Kris CommentThe Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson is pleased to welcome Preaching for Parishioners Graduate, Kris Comment, whose theme is Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “The Poet” and The Interdependent Web of All Existence. The service also is hosted by Worship Associate, Barb Kostick.

This Sunday, we’ll explore “What role do artists play in connecting us all to the interdependent web of all existence? Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “The Poet” invites us to consider this question as we think about art that has touched our souls.

Kris Comment began attending the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson almost exactly two years ago in July of 2015. She holds a Ph.D. in American Literature and LGBTQ Studies from the University of Maryland and has been teaching courses in writing and literature for 25 years. She is a full-time teacher at Belmont High School and a part-time Visiting Associate Professor at Framingham State University. She also serves as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth. She lives in Marlborough with her wife of 28 years, Cindy, and their six cats.