What We Believe
Members of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington affirm and promote…
- The inherent worth and dignity of every person
- Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
- Acceptance of one another and encouragement of 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
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington (UUFH) is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). The UUFH is a liberal religious congregation which welcomes everyone regardless of race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, religious heritage, age and ability.
The following is from the bylaws of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), an association of congregations in the United States, Canada and several other countries. The UUA principles and sources of faith are the backbone of our faith and our religious community.
Unitarian Universalism (UU) draws from many sources:
- 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 which create and uphold life;
- Words and deeds of prophetic women and men which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love;
- Wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life;
- Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God’s love by loving our neighbors as ourselves;
- Humanist teachings which counsel us to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science, and warn us against idolatries of the mind and spirit.
- Spiritual teachings of earth-centered traditions which celebrate the sacred circle of life and instruct us to live in harmony with the rhythms of nature.