Refugee In My Own Home: A UU Vigil for Gaza

  • 03 Dec 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Zoom upon Registration


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Refugee In My Own Home:
A Unitarian Universalist Vigil for Gaza

Sunday, December 3rd, 2023
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM Eastern
Zoom provided upon RSVP

This vigil, open to all, is to honor the spiritual work toward ending the violence. We are calling for a permanent ceasefire and end to the indiscriminate bombing of Gaza, a release of all hostages/prisoners, humanitarian aid, and an accountability process that is not rooted in revenge. We deeply honor the worth and dignity of all Palestinians and all Israelis.

We aim to be present with one another and deepen our attention to the crises in Gaza as Unitarian Universalists. We are mindful of the deep and complex roots in the minds and hearts of Westerners. The intention of this first vigil is to re-root ourselves in our feelings. 

Join us as we grieve, rage, learn, and find solace together.  The vigil will be held for 45 minutes, with a 30 minute facilitated breakout session for those who wish to connect more intentionally.

RSVP Required for Zoom:

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Hosted by concerned Unitarian Universalist ministers, religious professionals, lay leaders, the Church of the Larger Fellowship, DRUUMM and more. Vigil officiants include Alice Ashrawi, Rev. Mitra Rahnema, Rev. Annie Gonzalez, Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons, Rev. Summer Albayati, Devin Dadah, Rev. Ranwa Hammamy, Rev. Sana Saeed, Rev. DL Helfer, Rev. Sarah Skochko, and more.