Upcoming Service

December a Time to Remember

Come to this Whole Congregation Service to learn about Unitarian Universalists who have helped to establish winter holiday traditions and sing songs and hymns you probably know didn’t know UUs wrote, composed or adapted. In this time of darkness and cold, join us in warmth of community. This service is based on The Original Unitarian Universalist Advent Calendar created by The Rev. Ralph Yeager Roberts.

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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December Dedicated Offering for A Positive Place

World AIDS Day is on Sunday, December 1, 2019. A Positive Place, a Northampton organization affiliated with Cooley Dickinson Hospital, offers non-judgmental care for those persons in our region (our community) who are HIV-positive. It has been offering confidential and comprehensive HIV care and prevention services in Hampshire County and surrounding areas since 1991.

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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.