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We are a progressive, liberal faith community in the Unitarian tradition. Among us are people of varying spiritual beliefs and practices.
Unitarians might be, among other things, Christians, Buddhists, Jews, Taoists, Pagans, Agnostics or Atheists. We are an inclusive spiritual fellowship that holds central, across our different beliefs, the value of a caring community.
We emphasize the importance of religious community as we believe that each individual’s journey or search for truth and meaning is facilitated by the conscious presence of others who both support and challenge us.
Unitarianism is a vibrant
worldwide religious tradition which developed from two streams:
As a lay-led fellowship we receive inspiration from a variety of sources.
We collaborate on a broad range of social action projects to serve both the local community and the larger world.
Our music program is an integral and dynamic aspect of our weekly worship services.
Our lay chaplaincy program is an outreach service of the fellowship which provides assistance with life-cycle events and milestones in peoples’ lives.
Through our liberal faith, we affirm and promote the following seven principles:
Brief (in the time it takes to ride an elevator) definitions of Unitarianism by AUF members
“A Unitarian is a person who allows and accepts different
beliefs. A Unitarian promotes and affirms same-sex marriage and is
conscious of and promotes social justice in small and big ways.
“Unitarianism differs from other groups, as instead of
defining or dictating ways to be, it celebrates individual beliefs. The
primary purpose of Unitarianism is to support and share a search for
meaning and this includes all in the community. It allows individuals to
be as spiritual or as religious as they want to be - or not. Each Sunday
"service" or get-together is a thought-provoking presentation.”
“If someone were to ask me about my religion I would say:
As Unitarians we support each other on our spiritual
journey. We do not tell you what to believe or not to believe. We may
draw inspiration from different belief systems such as Buddhism,
Christianity, Humanism, Taoism, Hinduism and Earth-based spiritual
practices, to name a few. As Unitarians we believe in the diversity of
human beings and we celebrate diversity. We are a Welcoming Congregation
and we welcome people of all sexual orientations. As Unitarians we
support each other on our spiritual journey. We accept each other and our
place on the journey.’
“Unitarians are a universal organization accepting of all
people of any belief system or sexual orientation. We get together to
support the spiritual and social awareness of each and everyone on their
own individual path of growth.”
“Unitarianism is a religion that attempts to capture the
essence of religious truths and spiritual meaning, based on all the
experiences and sources of wisdom available to mankind. We stress freedom
of thought and tolerance of each other's religious views. We aim to
define and live an ethical life, and to work towards social justice in our
communities and the world. We aim to form caring congregations which
welcome all people regardless of race, religious background, and sexual
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