Upcoming Service

Christmas Pageant

A whole-congregation service featuring a partly improvisational Christmas Pageant.

Today is our Dedicated Offering Sunday.
Our Holiday Lunch Potluck will immediately follow the service.

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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December Dedicated Offering for The Literacy Project

Dedicated Offerings recognize and financially support worthy organizations engaged in projects that reflect our Unitarian-Universalist principles. The Literacy Project offers free adult literacy and high school equivalency classes in Amherst, Northampton, Greenfield, Orange and Ware, building students’ reading, writing, math and computer skills while nurturing critical thinking and the confidence to take the next steps in life. Please give generously on December 16.

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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.