Upcoming Service

A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with One Step

The wisdom of Lao Tzu is our inspiration for this morning’s service. Focused on the inner and the outer life, he challenges us to find that place where they meet.  His teachings help us to see more clearly the simplicity that is implicit within our complex lives.  This is a great Sunday to bring a friend to church!

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.

April Dedicated Offering for Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services

Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services is located in Springfield. It mostly serves African Americans, Latinos, and immigrants from many nations. The Center provides essential services to the neighborhood including after-school programs at two locations, a food pantry serving 475 families each week, mental health and homeless services, a gym offering safe haven for youth, and many unique programs.


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.