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The Free and Responsible Search

The fourth principle of Unitarian Universalism is “a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.” What does that actually look like, where can we find these values enacted in our congregation, and how are we called to live this principle?

The Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst
calls Rachael Hayes as our new minister!

Attention Curious Families! Check out our Director of Religious Education's blog to find out what the children's program is up to.

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January Dedicated Offering for Children’s Advocacy Center of Hampshire County

Ninety percent of child sexual abuse victims are abused by someone they know, love and trust. Since 2006, the Children’s Advocacy Center for Hampshire County has served over a thousand children and their families free of charge, offering a child-friendly, safe setting in which children and their non-offending family members receive support and crisis intervention.

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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.

I hadn’t heard anything about Unitarian Universalism until I was twenty-five years old. Even then, my contact with the faith was limited to attending support groups and social events hosted by these liberal congregations who were reaching out to a growing number of people “coming out” Read the full testimonial.

“I have always believed that God is love: a verb, a process, a way of being. When I was in second grade I remember rejecting the idea of a God who damns people who are not Christian— Read the full testimonial.