October 4: “The 8th Principle Project” (Online Service)

Presenter: Rev. Monica Dobbins

Unitarian Universalism is a faith in which, it is said, “revelation is not sealed”. Our faith tradition evolves as we learn more about the world and our sense of justice expands. Now, our faith has an opportunity to grow once more, as some Unitarian Universalists propose adding an 8th principle to the seven we have now.

What’s the process for adopting an 8th principle, and what will Unitarian Universalism look like if we do?

The proposed 8th principle: “We covenant to affirm and promote – Journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.”

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Unitarian Universalists covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another. Our congregations are places where people from different religious paths or none at all are always welcome.

February 2: “This Little Light of Mine”

Presenter: Mary Beth Bolin [BUUF Intern Minister]

BLMAs we enter into Black History Month, Our Intern Minister Mary Beth Bolin will draw our attention to the grassroots movement within our Unitarian Universalist (UU) faith to accept an 8th principle, drafted and promoted by members of Black Lives of UU (BLUU):

“We covenant to affirm and promote:  journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural beloved community by our actions that dismantle racism and other oppression in ourselves and our institutions.”

In this service Mary Beth will share what the 8th principle means to her, and the way it has illumined her personal calling to speak up for racial justice and specifically for reparations both in our UU faith and our nation at large.

Unitarian-Universalism honors the differing paths we each travel. Our congregations are places where we celebrate, support, and challenge one another as we continue on our spiritual journeys. As Unitarian-Universalists, we covenant to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another.

Newcomers of all religious paths or none at all are always welcome. We are working on becoming handicapped-accessible but are not fully there yet. To avoid steps into the sanctuary please enter through the rear entrance to access a sloping hallway to the sanctuary. Please park in the rear of the building or on the street, in front or the side of the building. Child care is available during the adult portion of the service.