Jamestown, N.Y. – Carmelo Hernandez will be in person to address the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown (UUCJ) at their 10:30 a.m. hybrid service on Sunday, October 2.
The Director of Chautauqua County Community Mental Hygiene Services will speak on “Team Building.” Hernandez will stress the importance of a team and recognize that “it takes a village” to accomplish any task, any goal. He will entertain questions after his presentation.
The message relates to the first two of the seven Principles that Unitarian Universalist congregations affirm and promote: The inherent worth and dignity of every person, and justice, equity and compassion in human relations.
Carmelo Hernandez began his position with the Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene last September. Previously he served as a lead therapist at Alssaro Counseling Services in New Rochelle, N.Y., and a mental health consultant at WestCOP in Westchester, N.Y. Earlier he was a program manager for Wediko Children’s Services and a combat stress recovery specialist for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Hernandez earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from New York University in New York, N.Y. A certified Licensed Master Social Worker, he lives in Westfield, N.Y.
A social time follows the service.
Participation can be either in person at 1255 Prendergast Avenue in Jamestown or online. To join virtually, use the link at UUJamestown.org/calendar.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown is a progressive, liberal religious community serving the southern tier of Western New York and Warren County, Pa. The UUCJ’s mission is to support and celebrate each other, encourage spiritual and individual growth, and serve the wider community.