Upcoming Service

A Festival of Lights — Defying the Darkness

The RE MinistryThe Rev. Cynthia A. Frado

This service will also include a Dedicated offering for the Sanctuary Program at First Church. Please make checks payable to “UUSA” and write “Sanctuary Program” in the comment section.  Thank you for your generosity!

Annual Potluck Holiday Lunch after the service

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.

December Dedicated Offering for the Sanctuary Program at First Church

Since mid-October, First Church has been providing sanctuary to Lucio Perez. Area faith communities and individuals have also stepped forth to help. Dedicated Offerings by our Unitarian Universalist Society recognize and financially support worthy organizations engaged in projects that reflect our guiding UU principles. We hope you will give generously on December 17.



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