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Our Purpose: "The purpose of our Fellowship is to further individual freedom of belief and to grow in understanding of and concern for ourselves, our community, and our universe."

We Unitarian Universalists believe that creating a rich, spiritual life is our most important life accomplishment. We create that spiritual life following these three guidelines:

Unitarian Universalism is a liberal religion. Generally, we do not consider ourselves a Christian religion, although we espouse many of the Judeo-Christian teachings and beliefs.

Flaming Chalice Unitarian Universalists do not have a single creed. Our symbol is the flaming chalice, not a cross. Like all symbols, it has many meanings:

The flame of truth.
The light of reason.
The single candle you light instead of cursing the darkness.

The chalice symbolizes sharing. Although we do not think alike, we all agree that the quest for spiritual truth is easier if you have friends to share the journey.

The Unitarian Universalist Association, our national organization, adapted these Principles and Purposes at the 1984, 1985 and 1995 General assemblies:

We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote:

The living tradition which we share draws from many sources:

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