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Celebrating United Nations Sunday is an excellent opportunity for Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations to express their commitment to our Sixth Principle: We Covenant to Affirm and Promote the Goal of World Community with Peace, Liberty and Justice for All.
The UU-United Nations Office’s (UU-UNO’s) theme for UN Sunday 2011 is:
Empower Women for a Better World.
The UU-UNO recommends that congregations schedule a UN Sunday service on October 23, 2011, (or another convenient date) in recognition of the birth of the United Nations on October 24th, 1945.
Congregations participating in the Unitarian Universalist Association’s (UUA's) “Faith Without Borders” (FWB) program will find the organization of this resource into 7 areas familiar:
Congregations who aren’t participating in FWB may find this organizational method helpful as well.
The UU-UNO has created excellent UN Sunday materials. This webpage often references those materials and highly recommends that congregations make use of them.
For more information about any of the suggestions, or to share additional ideas, please contact the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Office of International Resources: international @ uua.org.
During the UN Sunday service highlight the international advocacy work and/or climate change advocacy work your congregation is already involved with, or invite the congregation to consider doing so by:
For more information contact international @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.
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