Sunday, March 29, 2009

Becoming Unitarian.

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After more than a year of attending services, I finally joined our local Unitarian church.


Here's what Unitarians believe:


  • The inherent worth and dignity of every person;
  • Justice, equity and compassion in human relations;
  • Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations;
  • A free and responsible search for truth and meaning;
  • The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large;
  • The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all;
  • Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

    Unitarian joke:

    It is show-and-tell day at school, and all the children are requested to bring in an item which illustrates their religious beliefs. David stands up and says "This is a star of David and I am a Jew". Dorothy stands up and says "This is a crucifix and I am a Catholic". Jimmy stands up and says "This is a casserole and I am a Unitarian".

    Famous UUs:


    Frank Lloyd Wright
    John Adam
    John Quincy Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Kurt Vonnegut
    Alexander Graham Bell
    Samuel Morse
    Charles Darwin
    Linus Pauling
    Isaac Newton




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  • 2 comments:

    Noel said...

    At least, for me, you miss on famous UUs. That is Doris Liu Lee :) Congratulations :)

    Rena said...

    Congratulations. It is good to have a belief. Any belief is to achieve a peace of mind and help each other.

    And UU is similar to Buddhism, which tolerates any other religions.