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Join our free discussion group on RACISM

Starting Monday, February 22, 6:30pm.  We will meet for 5 consecutive Mondays, for 60-90 minutes depending on the number of people in the group.

Supplies needed: The book, Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad, and a journal.

Structure: We will be using her step-by-step reflection process to examine … read more.

Unitarians and God

Views on God

Not all Unitarians believe in God or even use the word. Some find the word ‘God’ meaningless, others believe it is too burdened with wrong ideas to be useful.

But many Unitarians continue to believe in God in a real sense, or use the … read more.

UU History Corner: Lydia Maria Child

Lydia Maria Child (1802- 1880) – abolitionist.

Lydia Maria Child was brought up in Medford, Massachusetts in the Calvinist First Parish Church and went to local schools. Her brother went to Harvard and became a Unitarian minister, but like most women of the time Child was not … read more.

VIUF Word Search

On Jan. 3, 2021 we celebrated our first Sunday together.  Alix Clarke led an amazing service which helped us to reflect on the year behind us as well as prepare for the year ahead.  Part of the service involved two activities that involved words that … read more.

UUs: Celebrating the New Year 

On the Sunday closest to January 1st, many Unitarian Universalist congregations find creative ways to celebrate or mark the beginning of a new year. Themes can include reflection upon the year that has just passed; letting go of regrets and pain; hope for the promise … read more.

A Message from Kirk, our Treasurer

Hello dear VIUF members and friends. Kirk Barker, your humble treasurer, here to announce that you can expect (by the end of January 2021) an email or written information regarding your financial contributions you’ve made during Calendar Year 2020 and Quarter 1 and Quarter 2 … read more.

January Book Club – Book Announcement

VIUF Book Club has chosen the book: The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams, Avery ( an imprint of Penguin Random house),  2016.

In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama’s home in India … read more.