Morris is a member of First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church in Fort
Worth, Texas. He has served his congregation in many capacities, starting with
a position as Ministry Coordinator Trustee on the Board for two years then
serving as President elect for one, Vice President for one year, moving into
President for two years and past President for one year. Lewis Morris is a
graduate of the Dwight Brown Leadership Experience (DBLE class of 2008!) where
he started on the path of Anti-Racist Anti Oppression Multi Cultural work
within his congregation.
To strengthen his knowledge around ARAOMC work he has
attended many workshops such as right relations, Compassionate Communication,
and workshops that increased his knowledge across the Southwest Unitarian Universalist
Conference. Lewis has led workshops that focused on Race Relations in the
Justice System (New Jim Crow-Mass Incarceration) and celebration of Selma.
Lewis has continued his education in effective cultural work by recently receiving
his certification in Inter-Cultural Development Identification (IDI) and works
in concert with the Regional Staff team to help continue developing and raising
the awareness of Inter-Culturalism across the region.
Lewis has served in District positions on the SWUUC District
Board of Trustees and served as staff at the Dwight Brown Leadership Experience
as part of the Right Relations Team. He has been trained and recognized as a
Smart Church Consultant working in covenant with the Congregational Life Staff
(CLS) across the Southern Region.
Morris holds an Associates degree in Aviation Science and is employed by Bell
Helicopter in Fort Worth Texas. His greatest achievement is being a loving husband to his wife, Tasha Morris, and stepfather to his stepson, Dorian O’Conan, and their rescue