Statements on Occupy Wall Street and a Faithful Budget

UUA President the Rev. Peter Morales issued a statement on Occupy Wall Street and accompanying protests around the country. The statement says, in part: “Unitarian Universalism embodies a long tradition of working for economic justice and workers’ rights. Today is another opportunity for us to live our faith, and the Occupy protests are a first step on the road to repairing our country. “I reach out to Unitarian Universalists everywhere to consider how you might be of service to any among us who are struggling to provide for their families, those who have been cheated and abused by financial institutions, and all those whose backs ache under a burden of debt, unemployment, and fading hope. Let the world see the power of our faith in action.”

UUA Witness Ministries Director the Rev. Craig Roshaven also issued a statement on Occupy Wall Street announcing his participation in a national prayer vigil –  a Super Vigil – urging the Congressional Super Committee to develop a proposal for a “faithful budget.”

Read a sermon by the Rev. Charles Ortman, of the Unitarian Universalist Church at Monclair, “Occupy Main Street.”

Read the statement recently issued by UULMNJ’s Economic Justice Task Force.

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