2008 News Archive
2008 News Archive
2008 News Archive
International Engagement & Building Peace
- December 24, 2008: iNews
- December 10, 2008: The UU Church of the Philippines has a sabbatical program for ministers
- December 3, 2008: Recently returned from a secondary school teaching post in the Khasi Hills, Sharmila Khare has shared her impressions and experiences in her blog. Check it out!
- November 26, 2008: iNews
- November 24, 2008: Final Webcast from Africa Available Online
- November 17, 2008: Join President Sinkford in a Live Webcast During His Pilgrimage to Africa This November!
- November 13, 2008: iNews
- October 29, 2008: iNews
- October 20, 2008: Join President Sinkford in a Live Webcast During His Pilgrimage to Africa This November!
- October 16, 2008: iNews
- October 3, 2008: iNews
- September 21, 2008: President Sinkford's 2008 Pilgrimage to Africa
- September 19, 2008: iNews
- September 18, 2008: UU-UNO takes lead on LGBT human rights (PDF)
- September 12, 2008: UN Sunday resources from the UU-UNO and from Faith Without Borders are currently available.
- September 10, 2008: Tents of Hope
- September 7, 2008: Video resource now available: Learn about the Project Harvest Hope Pilgrimages to the Unitarian Homeland in Transylvania.
- September 5, 2008: Faith Without Borders announces a new Water Communion/Ceremony resource is now available for congregational use.
- September 4, 2008: iNews
- September 1, 2008: September Global Chalice Lighting now available.
- August 22, 2008: Religions for Peace - USA is cosponsoring a 9/11 Interfaith Unity Walk in New York City on September 15th.
- August 22, 2008: UU United Nations Office succeeds in adding LGBT Human Rights to the agenda of upcoming UN meeting in Paris.
- August 21, 2008: iNews
- August 21, 2008: International themes for Unitarian Universalist (UU) Water Communion service; congregational resource now available.
- August 20, 2008: International Association of Religious Freedom (IARF) Meeting in Belfast Report now available.
- July 30, 2008: Congregational Resource for celebrating "United Nations Sunday" is available.
- July 27, 2008: Messages of care and concern arrive from International U/U organizations in response to the shootings at the Tennessee Valley UU Church.
- July 20, 2008: Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President Sinkford offers a prayer for the 63rd anniversary of Hiroshima Day. Other congregational resources are also available.
- July 8, 2008: UU President Sinkford attends the "World Religious Leaders Summit for Peace".
- June 6, 2008: The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Briarcliff, Croton & Ossining (UUBCO) shares news of an upcoming Youth Exchange with German Unitarians.
- June 5, 2008: Reverend Charles Stephens reports on his recent "Compassionate Listening Tour" to Israel and Palestine.
- May 25, 2008: Information about the IRO's Faith Without Borders program is available on UUA.org.
- May 22, 2008:
UUA Holdeen India Program Advisory Board Meeting
- May 21, 2008:
Ongoing Humanitarian Relief Efforts
- May 20, 2008: UN Global Compact and PetroChina: A broad-based international set of over 80 civil society organizations including human rights, corporate accountability, religious and anti-genocide groups from 19 countries have signed an open letter to the United Nations Global Compact. Read more >
- May 6, 2008:
Khasi Hills Unitarians elect new leaders
- April 27, 2008: A Google map that lists U/U congregations around the world is now available.
- April 23, 2008:
An International Focus during Flower Communion Services
- April 12, 2008: Rev. William G. Sinkford provides Flower Communion Prayer entitled "Remembering our International Family of Faith."
- April 8, 2008:
Picking up the Pieces: Building a Culture of Peace
- March 31, 2008: General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches Annual General Meeting
- March 19, 2008: Profile: Director of UU United Nations Office (UU-UNO), Bruce Knotts
- March 11, 2008: UUs participate in anti-war demonstration
- March 7, 2008: International Women's Day
- February 29, 2008: In Memoriam: Brington Mylliemngap
- February 17, 2008: The UU-UNO's Winter/Spring 2008 "Window on the World" is now available (PDF, 8 pages)
- February 7, 2008: Unitarian/Universalists in Kenya
- February 2008: First Chalice Lighting (YouTube) by UUs of Singapore
- January 17, 2008: President Sinkford's Pastoral Letter on Violence in Kenya and Pakistan
- January 2, 2008: A letter in response to the assassination of Benazir Bhutto