Here are the things that we believe. These are the Unitarian Universalist Principles:
We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote:
- 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.
Kids & Youth Principles of U.U.
We believe another world is possible. Our principles are our guideposts to help us treat ourselves, each other, and the planet with care and love. These principles help you to be the best person you can be. And when you mess up, they show you a way out. The principles also help to show you how to treat other people and how to behave in community. When you’re not sure the best approach to something, look at the principles. Which one applies to your situation? How can you make the best choice possible, and cause the least harm to any one or any thing?
- Each person is important.
- Everyone deserves to be treated fairly and with kindness.
- We accept one another and learn together.
- We are all free to search for what is true and right.
- We all have a voice in things that concern us.
- We work toward a peaceful, fair and free world.
- We care for our planet, the home we share with all living things.
- Diversity and equity are beautiful and we lift each other up, together.
These aren’t always easy. That’s ok, we can practice together.