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From the President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA): People of Faith Respond to September 11, 2001

  • Pastoral Letter to Online Unitarian Universalists (UUs) (October 1, 2001)
    "Our faith and our souls have been tested in the past three weeks. Like most of you, my emotions swing from uncertainty to sorrow. But I am filled hope when I think about the outpourings of love from our faith community...."
  • Pastoral Letter to UUs and All People of Faith (September 12, 2001)
    "The events of this week have shattered our sense of safety. Many of us are in shock. Many of us are afraid. Many of us long to know what to tell our children. Some of us grieve the loss of friends or loved ones. All of us search for our response as people of faith...."
  • An Open Letter Regarding Religious Tolerance (September 14, 2001)
    "As this week has unfolded, my fear that Arab and Muslim individuals and communities would be attacked has sadly come to pass. Let me re-state my call to Unitarian Universalist communities to reach out and stand with our Arab and Muslim sisters and brothers who lament the terrorists acts of this Tuesday and grieve with us the losses...."
  • Brief Remarks at All Souls Unitarian, Washington, DC (September 11, 2001)
    "We come together tonight as a community of faith, as people of faith who come together and share a common cry, a common question: Where is God today? Where is God in our lives today? Where is God in the life of our world today? Where is God?..."

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