Upcoming Service

The Search for an American Identity: Creating a Usable Past

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.

Black Lives Matter

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.

September Dedicated Offering for Picture Book Theatre

Dedicated Offerings provide a way for our Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst community to recognize and financially support worthy organizations engaged in projects that reflect our guiding Unitarian-Universalist principles. This month’s offering will be for Picture Book Theatre, a local literacy project for children, to provide two tickets and a book to about 20 children and a parent who otherwise would not be able to attend its puppet show.

Testimonials

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.