Upcoming Service

White Fragility

Glen’s sermon will reflect on why it is so difficult for white folks to hear criticism and to accept responsibility for institutional racism. Although now associated with the First Congregational Church of Amherst, Glen has long been a friend of, and active participant in, our UU Society. He has  spoken  on several occasions from our pulpit, giving us inspiration and thought-provoking ideas. He was also one of the founders of the Wednesday morning Community Breakfast 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.

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November Dedicated Offering for The Friends of the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke, Inc.

Dedicated Offerings recognize and financially support worthy organizations engaged in projects that reflect our guiding Unitarian-Universalist principles.

The Friends, an all-volunteer organization, raises funds for programs and equipment that are not state budgeted. It provides stimulating activities for the 300 elderly veterans at the Home. It also purchases equipment to provide immediate and technologically advanced medical care.


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.