Category: Travel

From Odumase, Ghana: Education is Medicine

Below is a post from our Faith Without Borders blog. Lorella Hess is a member of the UUA delegation that is currently visiting the “Every Child is Our Child” program partners of the UU-UNO in Ghana. In this blogpost she shares reflections following visits to schools near Odumase. Conditions in these schools are primitive. The …

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From the Gray Van – Ghana: Odumase to Accra

Below is a post from our Faith Without Borders blog. Check back for regular posts on our journey. -Peter Our first day in Ghana was filled with formalities as we met The Royals. We had audiences with the Paramount Queen Mother, many more queen mothers and the King of the Krobo people We packed into …

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An Education in Partnership in Ghana

Below is a post from our Faith Without Borders blog. I leave for Ghana in a few days, and I look forward to firsthand experience with the UU-UNO Every Child is our Child program. I have heard so much about this. Check back for regular posts on our journey. -Peter Thirteen Unitarian Universalist leaders, including …

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From the Road: CWA in Boulder

When I lived in Colorado I never attended the University of Colorado’s annual weeklong Conference on World Affairs (CWA). What a mistake. I am spending this week as one of 100 invited panelists. I just returned from a panel entitled “A Spiritual Soup: Defining Faith.” In the previous couple of days I have been on …

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From the Road: Interfaith Rituals

Among the greatest gifts of crossing religious and cultural boundaries is that we come to understand ourselves more clearly. On this trip to Japan I had the opportunity to visit briefly other religious partners: the Konko Church of Izuo (a modern Shinto movement), the Tsubaki Grand Shrine (one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan …

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