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Beginning Again

As part of last month’s sermon, “Forgiving Ourselves,” we shared a “Litany of Atonement” from our hymnal that invited us to “Forgive ourselves and each other, and begin again in love.” How might Unitarian Universalists understand that?

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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February Dedicated Offering for the Treehouse Foundation

Dedicated Offerings recognize and financially support worthy organizations engaged in projects that reflect our Unitarian-Universalist principles. In the Treehouse Community in Easthampton, families adopting children from foster care live next door to elders who have chosen to help provide the hands-on care children need. Since 2006, more than 102 children have lived in the community with 125 older adult “grandparents.” Please give generously on February 17.


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.