William G. Sinkford

William G. Sinkford is the Senior Minister of First Unitarian Church of Portland, Oregon. He served as President of the UUA from 2001 until 2009, and as Interim Co-President from April until June 2017.

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From the interim co-presidents: We are committed to making this a time of opportunity and not merely a troubled time to be survived.

By Sofía Betancourt, William G. Sinkford, Leon Spencer | May 15, 2017 | From UU World
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Change

The 2017 edition of the UUA InSpirit series is an anthology of 29 poems, prayers, and reflections about resisting oppression and keeping the faith in social action work.

Book | By William G. Sinkford | From Skinner House Books
Tagged as: Activism, Anti-Oppression, Justice, Anti-Oppression, Social Justice

Unitarian Universalists were ready to redeem the American dream, to take our place in the revolution. What happened?

Feature | By William G. Sinkford | December 1, 2016 | From UU World
Tagged as: America, Anti-Oppression, History, Race/Ethnicity

General Assembly (GA) 2016 Event 265 Program Description The Ministries and Faith Development Staff Group invites you to join us at this service where we honor those who have died, recognize those who have completed active service, and welcome those who have received fellowship, credentialed or...

By William G. Sinkford | May 26, 2016
Tagged as: Online GA, General Assembly

Spirit of Life and Love, dear God of all nations: There is so much work to do. We have only begun to imagine justice and mercy. Help us hold fast to our vision of what can be. May we see the hope in our history, and find the courage and the voice to work for that constant rebirth of freedom and...

Prayer | By William G. Sinkford | April 27, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Freedom, Justice, Love

What is the saving message of your congregation?

By William G. Sinkford | March 17, 2015 | From UU World

The impoverished people of Goz Beida welcomed refugees from Darfur and showed me what radical hospitality really looks like.

By William G. Sinkford | March 17, 2015 | From UU World

Truth be told, I don't think I ever took aging seriously or personally, until recent years.

By William G. Sinkford | March 17, 2015 | From UU World
Tagged as: Personal Stories, Personal Inspiration

One thing our churches are free to do is work with each other.

By William G. Sinkford | March 17, 2015 | From UU World

What's your elevator speech about Unitarian Universalism?

By William G. Sinkford | March 17, 2015 | From UU World

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Sinkford Receives UUA’s Highest Honor

Elaine McArdle

From UU World
Former UUA President William G. Sinkford recognized for decades of distinguished service to the faith.

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