Religious Education Overview

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At the First Unitarian Universalist Society, we believe in lifespan religious education and faith development. Lifespan, or life-long, learning has become a buzz term to describe learning for your entire life, not just as a child. We are all learners and we are all teachers.

Putting Our Beliefs into Practice

In our challenging world, it's hard to know how we can really make a difference. How can we counter the messages we hear daily of fear, hate, intolerance and misunderstanding with acceptance and love? Our religious education program at the First UU Society puts our beliefs into practice. We believe that everyone has the potential to become a contributing member of society, given the right environment and resources.

Resources and Environment

By providing the resources and right environment for our liberal community to learn and grow together, we hope to provide more than just a program. We want to escape the values of our fast-paced, me-first world to nurture something deeper and more meaningful in all of us.

A Covenant, Not a Creed

According to the First UU Society Director of Religious Education, Martha Dallas:

We believe there is no single answer to life’s ultimate mysteries; therefore, we do not require the adoption of a creed, or set of particular beliefs. Instead, we make a covenant – a sacred promise – to support and encourage one another to continually develop an authentic meaning of our lives by exploring wisdom and experiences from diverse sources. When we do this, paradoxically we deepen our identity as Unitarian Universalists.

Learn More!

Our Religious Education Program is constantly changing and growing. You can see a recent program guide to learn more about what we do. Please don't hesitate to contact Martha Dallas, if you have any questions. We hope you'll join us soon!

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