Upcoming Service

The Promise of Passover

Next Friday night many of us will be remembering the ancient liberation story of the Jewish people from Egypt through a ritual Seder dinner.  Today, we will be exploring liberation in general, and the human journey in particular.  Liberation sets us free from what is holding us back, and a chosen destination is our ultimate goal, but perhaps it is the journey that is our greatest gift (and sometimes our greatest challenge).  This is a fabulous Sunday to join us in the Meetinghouse!

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.

March Dedicated Offering for Voices from Inside

Voices from Inside (VFI) helps women in Western Massachusetts who are currently or formerly incarcerated to make changes in their lives and engage positively with their communities through creative workshops, facilitator training and public performances and readings. Participation in VFI workshops has often inspired them to further their education. They have gone off to community colleges as well as four year universities, including Ivy League colleges.


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.