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Walking through the Open Door – Mary Herman, UUA Affiliate Minister

Life offers us countless invitations to meaningful relationships, and these invitations are always before us. But while we yearn for people who offer us a genuine welcome, attention, affirmation, and affection, getting to know one another doesn’t just happen, it takes intention and risk. (See more in NEWS or EVENTS)

Black Lives Matter

The Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst (UUSA) enters a new phase this year!

Summer Worship Information

In June, July and August, our Sunday worship is a bit different.  Most of the summer Sunday services are led by lay members or other guests.  In addition, the final Sunday in July features a breakfast, hosted by men of the congregation, in the Willie Eaton Social Hall in place of the service. Our regular service schedule starts Sunday, September 11 which will be the first time our interim minister, Rev. Cindy Frado, will be in the pulpit.


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.