Unitarian Universalist Principles
These principles and sources of faith are the backbone of our religious community.
|We, the member congregations of the
Unitarian Universalist Association,
covenant to affirm and promote:
|As Unitarian Universalists, we agree that:|
|1. The inherent worth and dignity of every person;||1. Every person is important and valuable.|
|2. Justice, equity and compassion in human relations;||2. All people should be treated
fairly and kindly.
|3. Acceptance of one another and encouragement
to spiritual growth in our congregation;
|3. We should accept one another
and keep on learning together.
|4. A free and responsible search for truth and meaning;||4. Each person should be free to
search for what is true and right.
|5. The right of conscience and the use of the
democratic process within
our congregations and in society at large;
|5. All people have the right to speak
out and have a say in things that matter to them.
|6. The goal of world community with peace,
liberty and justice for all;
|6. We should help build a peaceful, fair and free world.|
|7. Respect for the interdependent web of
all existence of which we are a part.
|7. We need to take care of the earth.|