Courage and Sacrifice: The Story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp
The Sunday Services Committee
We will focus on the difficult sacrifices Unitarian minister Rev. Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha, as well as other courageous humanitarians, have made during wartime in order to serve what they believed to be a greater good. The Sharps are honored as two of only five Americans to be named “Righteous Among Nations” (non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during World War II) at Vad Yashem.
The Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst (UUSA) enters a new phase this year!
Stone Soup Bazaar and Cafe
December 3 from 10am to 4pm at UUSA
- Connecticut River Clean-Up Highly Successful
- Green Sanctuary Committee Exposes Hidden Problems in Cut Flowers – Anne Perkins
- UUSA Religious Education Open House – September 18th from 9:45 -10:15 AM
- Our Interim Minister, Cynthia Frado, begins Sunday Services September 11!
- UUSA Participates in AMHERST BLOCK PARTY – September 15th, 5pm
- Green Sanctuary Committee Hosts a Debate with State Rep Candidates on Climate Change Policy
- Stone Soup Bazaar Seeking Vendors
- New Trustees Elected at Annual Meeting
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.