This week we welcome guest minister Fred L Hammond from the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Tuscaloosa to our pulpit. Born in NY State, Rev. Hammond lived most of his adult life in Danbury, Connecticut, where he co-founded and directed the Interfaith AIDS Ministry of Greater Danbury. Rev. Hammond received a M.S. in Counselor Education from Western Connecticut State University in 1983, and his M. Div. from Meadville Lombard Theological School in 2007. Rev. Hammond has a blog entitled: A UU Minister in the South located at serenityhome.wordpress.com He writes poetry, short stories, and enjoys taking photographs of nature.