UUA International Blog Archive
UUA International Blog Archive
International Engagement & Building Peace
  • Unitarians of Bujumbura, Burundi Dedicate New Church Home

    Despite usual hardships and renewed political tensions in the country, Sunday, August 21st was a joyful day in Bujumbura, Burundi, as the Assemblée des chrétiens unitariens du Burundi (ACUB) dedicated its brand new church building (the first UU church built in East Africa) and...
    By Eric Cherry | 9/13/2011
  • UUA Seminarian Scholar writes from Tsubaki Grand Shrine

    Christian Schmidt (the UUA's 2011 Tsubaki Grand Shrine Seminarian Scholar) writes from TGS after the first three days of his two-week stay It’s been a busy few days at Tsubaki Grand Shrine . In my first three days here, I have been given Shinto priest clothing to wear, been...
    By Eric Cherry | 8/17/2011
  • A Week of Service in Haiti

    Two church groups recently went to Haiti in July, each for a week of service. The first group, from Arlington Street Church in Boston, went to work at a school in a camp. The second group –including participants from the First Parish Church in Cambridge – went to provide medical...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 8/4/2011
  • Going to Haiti: Pulling in the Same Direction to Rebuild Haiti

    In this blog post, UUSC President Rev. Dr. Bill Schulz shares the latest from the UUA/UUSC Joint JustWorks Seminarian Trip to Haiti. Leaders from UUSC, the UUA, and our two UU theological schools arrived in Port-au-Prince yesterday to join 10 seminarians (including three who had...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 5/27/2011
  • A New Phase for Project Harvest Hope

    Through twenty years of partnership and pilgrimage, shared faith and common purpose, the mission of Project Harvest Hope (PHH) has been to nurture the Székeley spirit and traditions of rural life in the Unitarian villages of Transylvania. With a core vision of community and...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 5/11/2011
  • Bringing a message of deep condolence, spiritual support, and solidarity to interfaith partners in Japan (Part II)

    The Unitarian Universalist Association ( UUA ) and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee ( UUSC ) have created the UUA/UUSC Japan Relief Fund to support the work of our interfaith partners in the wake of the recent earthquake and tsunami. The Director of International...
    By Eric Cherry | 4/6/2011
  • Bringing a message of deep condolence, spiritual support, and solidarity to interfaith partners in Japan

    The Unitarian Universalist Association ( UUA ) and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee ( UUSC ) have created the UUA/UUSC Japan Relief Fund to support the work of our interfaith partners in the wake of the recent earthquake and tsunami. The Director of International...
    By Eric Cherry | 3/31/2011
  • UUSC/UUA JustWorks Trip to Haiti for Seminarians

    Be part of building resiliency — volunteer at a Haitian eco-village! Central Plateau, Haiti May 24–31, 2011 This past year, members of the Papaye Peasant Movement (MPP), one of Unitarian Universalist Service Committee's (UUSC's) partners in Haiti, set aside several hectares of...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 3/22/2011
  • Empowerment through education

    On February 14, 2011, Rev. Peter Morales, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), embarked upon a two-week journey to India to visit with several partners of the Unitarian Universalist Holdeen India Program (UUHIP) and with leaders of the Unitarian Union of...
    By Peter Morales | 3/1/2011
  • Waste pickers of New Delhi

    On February 14, 2011, Rev. Peter Morales, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), embarked upon a two-week journey to India to visit with several partners of the Unitarian Universalist Holdeen India Program (UUHIP) and with leaders of the Unitarian Union of...
    By Peter Morales | 2/28/2011
  • Sustainability Research Internship in Mexico

    The UU Fellowship of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico has partnered with the following summer research internship opportunity: Research Internship in Mexico June 30-August 1, 2011 Theme: SUSTAINABILITY, MIGRATION AND NAFTA View the brochure (PDF) Learn how NAFTA has been pushing...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 2/25/2011

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