Southern Region Oklahoma Emergency Relief Fund
Unitarian Universalists send care and prayers to those affected by Monday's devastating tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. Eager to lend a hand to those whose lives have been so disrupted, the Southern Region of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) has established a relief fund in cooperation with the UUA. We hope you will give generously to the fund. Your gifts will be disbursed to appropriate local relief agencies as soon as possible.
Order Your Copy of Muhammad: The Story of a Prophet and Reformer
In Sarah Conover's new book from Skinner House, Muhammad: The Story of a Prophet and Reformer , young readers will encounter a man very different from the figure often presented in Western popular culture. Instead, they will meet a radical prophet who challenged the rich and powerful, formed alliances with people of different beliefs, and preached, 'love for humanity what you love for yourself.'
The UUA And Religious Groups Press Big Retailers on Safety Overseas
The New York Times reports that the Unitarian Universalist Association has joined with 123 other religious groups and investors to urge retail giants like Wal-Mart, Target, Sears, and Gap to sign on to the factory safety plan for Bangladesh apparel factories that more than 30 European retailers embraced.
UUA President’s Statement on Marriage Equality in Minnesota
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, issued a statement applauding the legalization of same-sex marriage in Minnesota. It begins, “Last November, Minnesotans defeated an anti-marriage ballot amendment. And yesterday, the governor of Minnesota signed the marriage equality bill that made Minnesota the 12th state to ensure equal rights for its citizens. I applaud the great efforts of all who helped change minds in such a short amount of time in order to secure this victory.'
UUA President’s Statement on Marriage Equality in DE
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, issued a statement applauding the legalization of same-sex marriage in Delaware. It begins, “Yesterday, the governor of Delaware signed the marriage equality bill that made Delaware the 11th state to ensure equal rights for its citizens. I applaud the great efforts of all who helped secure this victory.'
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