A UU Pilgrimage to Africa

On November 8, 2008, Reverend William G. Sinkford, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), will begin a 15-day pilgrimage to visit six African countries: South Africa, Uganda, Kenya, Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria. View Map The four general goals of this journey are:
  • To meet with old and new colleagues among the Unitarians and Unitarian Universalists of Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and South Africa,
  • To learn from the experience and wisdom of leaders in Truth and Reconciliation work in South Africa, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu,
  • To learn from leaders of social justice and human rights organizations involved in diverse struggles, including: LGBT Rights, Fair Wages, HIV/AIDS, Women's Rights, and Socially Responsible Investing,
  • To visit the UNESCO World Heritage site and witness to the Atlantic Slave Trade: Île de Gorée.
Individual UUs and UU congregations can participate with Reverend Sinkford during his journey in a variety of ways. Please join with Reverend Sinkford by: For more information about Reverend Sinkford's journey, or suggestions for how your congregation can participate with him, please contact the UUA's International Resources Office.