Upcoming Service

How War Humanized Me

Pete was a Captain and career military intelligence Army officer when he went to Vietnam in 1968. He will talk about how his journey since then transformed him.

The Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst
calls Rachael Hayes as our new minister!

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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June 16: Minister's Discretionary Fund Appeal

The UUSA is a caring community: The Minister’s Discretionary Fund allows our minister to help both congregation members and people from the greater community by providing discreet financial support. The fund is currently depleted. We will be taking a collection for the fund Sunday, June 16. Please contribute if you can.


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.