Frank's Unitarian Universalism Page

What Is Unitarian Universalism?

I was raised as a Unitarian Universalist. We are a non-creedal liberal religion. Our purposes and principles are:

We believe in:

  1. The inherent worth and dignity of every person.
  2. Justice, equality, and compassion in human relations.
  3. Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations.
  4. A free and responsible search for truth and meaning.
  5. The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and society at large.
  6. The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all.
  7. Respect for the interdependant web of all existence of which we are a part.

See the Unitarian Universalist Association for more information on our faith.

One of the things I enjoy the most is attending conferences and camps. One conference I used to attend yearly was SPECTRUUM, a Young Adult conference hosted at Sangraal by the Sea, an American Youth Hostel on the Chessepeake Bay over Easter weekend. Another camp is SUUSI (South East Unitarian Universalist Summer Institute) which is a week long intergenerational camp held in western Virginia. Over 1000 people attend this camp!

See UU Camps for information on Unitarian Universalist camps and conferences.

Another main interest is in promoting young adult (ages 18-35, non-exclusive) participation in our faith. We hold conferences, pot lucks, brunch after church, and other activities to encourage young adults to participate in our faith.

See C*UUYAN for more information on Unitarian Universalist Young Adult activities.

My last main interest is being an advisor for YRUU (Young Religious Unitarian Universalists) which is for high school students. The youth host their own conferences. YRUU provides an opportunity for youth to explore leadership and individuality among an accepting group of peers.

First Unitarian Church of Portland

The church I now call home is First Unitarian Church of Portland .

Portland Unitarian Universalist Young Adults (PUUYAG)

PUUYAG is the young adult group for the Portland Oregon area. It is mostly centered at First Church.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh (UUFR)

I used to call UUFR home for over 10 years.

Young Adult Unitarian Universalists (YAUUs)

The YAUUs is UUFR's young adult (or 20's and 30's) group. Contact the UUFR church office for current information on this group.


Some of these links may be dead, but they are provided for historical reference.

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