Religious Views On Organ Donation
Various religions have different views on organ, eye and tissue donation. Below is a great link to read and educate yourself on your religion’s beliefs on organ donation.
Organ Donation and Religion
National Donor Sabbath
National Donor Sabbath is an ecumenical celebration of life in which clergy and congregations nationwide emphasize organ and tissue donation, and discuss their faith’s doctrine on donation. National Donor Sabbath is held each year during the second weekend in November. Religious leaders and congregations are encouraged to participate in a variety of ways.
The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency provides donation information and materials for distribution free of charge. MORA will secure speakers, donor family members and/or transplant recipients, for congregations interested in a personal message on donation and transplantation.
If you are interested in inviting us to your place of worship, please contact us at 601-933-1000 or fill out the Event Request Form.
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There’s more information about National Donor Sabbath Month at organdonor.gov.
Are you interested in helping promote awareness of organ, eye, and tissue donation? You can help MORA raise awareness by heading to our Raise Awareness section.