Sharing Global Faith - August Reflections

Sharing Global Faith gathers Unitarian and Universalist voices from around the world in a unique devotional e-resource.Reflecting on various aspects of faith life, participants share spiritual insight into the stories and thoughts that fuel their ministerial call.Distributed monthly from April until September 2009, the publication seeks to deepen international connections and nourish the individual spirit.

In this fifth edition, three global U/U leaders explore the meaning of FAITH to our faith tradition, reflecting on the well-known admonition "Stand by This Faith" by Rev. Olympia Brown:

We are honored to include contributions from:

  • Bishop Ferenc Bálint Benczédi - was installed as Bishop of the Transylvanian Unitarian Church in March 2009 . Previously, he served as minister of First Unitarian Church of Kolozsvar and has worked in Unitarian ministry for over thirty years.
  • Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana - is a former Dominican brother who left the Roman Catholic Church to become a Unitarian. He is now the president of the Assembly of Christian Unitarians of Burundi. A father of a boy, he is active in the local civil society and works for an International organization in Burundi.
  • Rev. John Buehrens - has served as the Minister of the First Parish in Needham since 2002. From 1993 to 2001 he was the President of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Long a leader in interfaith cooperation for peace and justice, he currently serves as national co-chair for Freedom to Marry, as Senior Advisor to the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, as a member of the Needham Human Rights Committee, as President of the Needham Clergy Association, and as President of the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association for the Mass Bay District.

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