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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Knoxville Relief Fund

I just received this about the Knoxville Relief Fund:

Dear Friends,

We are all deeply saddened by the news this weekend of the tragedy at the Tennessee Valley UU Church (TVUUC), which also affected members of the Westside Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

President Sinkford and the UU Trauma Response Ministry Team are now on the ground in Knoxville. For more information on the UU response, click here.

Below, you will find a copy of the press release from President Sinkford. Information is also available at To subscribe to the UUA news announcement listserv, click here.

What you can do to help:

The Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations in collaboration with the Thomas Jefferson District has established the Knoxville Relief Fund to bring ministry, spiritual care, and practical financial assistance to those affected by the tragedy in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Those killed and injured were from two area congregations that were participating in a joint worship service at TVUUC. Letters of sympathy may be mailed to both Knoxville congregations:

Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church
2931 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919-4624

Westside Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
616 Fretz Road
Knoxville, TN 37934-1604

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have at (888) 792-5885 or campaign (at) uua (dot) org.

In faith,

Catherine Lynch
Director of Campaigning

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