If we consider the future of 21st century faith, we might come to embrace today as a time of “research and development” in our spiritual lives. The question, then, becomes how can the future of our faith be a generative, multicultural paradigm of love, equity, and grace?
Joe Rettenmaier is a minister in the Unitarian Universalist Association. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Meadville-Lombard Theological School. Joe was raised in Kansas and has lived in the Salish Sea since 1988. In 2016, he left a high-tech career to pursue his call to ministry – a call that aims to dismantle systemic racism, develop beloved LGBTQ+ multicultural faith community, and reverse climate change.