At the beginning of the 19th century a new nation sought ways to create a sense of nationhood among its various parts. Our speaker returns to the pulpit this morning to describe the part played by the arts in forging a sense of American Identity.
Betty Romer is a docent at the Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield. Her work involves tours for adults at the Museum and in the community as part of the Museum’s Outreach Program.
The Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst begins the search for a settled minister! Learn more . . .
Attention Curious Families! Check out our Director of Religious Education's blog to find out what the children's program is up to.
Dedicated Offerings by our UU Society financially support projects that reflect our guiding Unitarian-Universalist principles. In Fiscal Year 2018, we raised $10,201 for nine organizations:
- North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy
- Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (Hurricane Harvey relief)
- Breast Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital
- Amherst Survival Center
- Sanctuary Fund at First Congregational Church Amherst
- Amherst Community Connections
- Voices from the Inside
- Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services.
- Welcome Rev. Steve Cook, Our New Interim Minister!
- Ministerial Search Committee Update – May 18, 2018
- May Dedicated Offering for Sanctuary Fund at First Congregational Church
- Ministerial Search Committee Update – April 26, 2018
- Search Committee News – March 31, 2018
- Ministerial Search – March 2018 Update
- Search Committee – February Update
- Search Committee – January 2018 UPDATE
- Women's Lunch Group
- Fall Congregational Picnic
- Book Discussion - The Third Reconstruction by Rev. William Barber
My family of origin is very small. Soon after I joined the UU Society of Amherst in 1993, it became the extended family I did not have. Like the members of any family, each of us is unique. But we share a thirst to Read the full testimonial.
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