Upcoming Service

For What Does the Soul Hunger?

The Rev. Cynthia A. Frado

Today we are in the midst of the Jewish High Holy Days. With anti-Semitism on the rise, let us draw from the wisdom of the sages that transcends the rhetoric that harms, and which inspires thoughts, words, and deeds that encourage healing and promote self-reflection and personal growth.  Beautiful music, too!

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 North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy

North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy (NQCA) provides protection and advocacy for vulnerable people by fostering and supporting freely given, one-to-one relationships between people connected to the nine towns of the North Quabbin area. The program focuses on developing relationships for individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities and/or mental impairments and for elders with degenerative conditions which affect their mental capacity.


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.