The Sources of Unitarian Universalism

The bylaws of the Unitarian Universalist Association name six sources of our living tradition. What are those sources, and how can we make sense of them in the life of our congregation and our movement? How do they relate to our history and our inclusive … read more.

What happened at General Assembly?

And why should we care? Each year, the delegates of the member congregations of our association gather for a five-day annual meeting and conference in a large convention center, usually far away from most of us. This year in Kansas City, Missouri, our Fellowship was … read more.

Making this Fellowship your home

Most people know that you feel the deepest connections where you are most involved. This service will present opportunities for involvement in the activities of the congregation that will deepen your connections with this caring community in activities that are meaningful to you. It is … read more.

The Challenge of Food Insecurity

The last Sunday of September this year, at 2:00 PM, is Waynesboro’s CROP Walk, which we have participated in as a congregation for several years. In preparation for that action, we will explore what food insecurity is and how it can be overcome today. In … read more.

Picnic Service with Harrisonburg UUs

Our service will NOT be in its usual location in our Fellowship Hall on Pine Avenue this Sunday. Instead we will meet together with HUU under the pavilion at Grand Caverns Park in Grottoes, Virginia. After our 11:00 AM lay-led joint service, we will share … read more.

Indigenous Peoples Day

What does it matter that white settlers of our country took the land from the indigenous peoples who were already here? Wasn’t that a long time ago? Is there anything the nation and the white beneficiaries of this history can do to right the scales … read more.

The First Source

The first-listed source of our tradition named in our association’s bylaws is: “Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces that create and uphold life.” How … read more.

TJ Ball at GA 1993

Our member, retired minister Barbro Hansson, looks back to the 1993 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association in Charlotte, North Carolina, where a ball was planned at which people were invited to dress in costumes representing the time of Thomas Jefferson. Black Unitarian Universalists … read more.