Tag Archive: service

Service and Military Chaplaincy

Major Seanan Holland, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (right), administers the oath inducting his fellow UU seminarian, Second Lt. David Pyle (left), into the Army Chaplain Candidate program.

We all know that we live in a pluralistic world—including a world that is religiously pluralistic. Probably no one lives in that world as fully as chaplains that serve the military, hospitals, hospices and prisons. Unitarian Universalist ministers are particularly well suited to chaplaincy in our multi-faith society. We already respect and affirm the wisdom …

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From Odumase, Ghana: Education is Medicine

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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

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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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Crossing Borders and Changing Lives

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One of the areas of work of our Association that I am most excited about is the expansion of our international connections. We have a long and proud history of international work. We also have the opportunity to take it to a new level. One of the ways we are doing this is expanding our …

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