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Existence of a Higher Power in Unitarian Universalism

What do we believe about God?

“‘God’ is not God's name. Referring to the highest power we can imagine, ‘God’ is our name for that which is greater than all and yet present in each.” For some, “the highest power is love, goodness, justice, or the spirit of life itself.” 

― Rev. Dr. Forrest Church, writing in The Cathedral of the World: A Universalist Theology

Unitarian Universalists are naming the sacred in a multitude of ways. Some believe in a God; some don’t believe in a God. Some believe in a sacred force at work in the world, and call it “love,” “mystery,” “source of all” or “spirit of life.” Unitarian Universalists are agnostic, theist, atheist and everything in between. We are thousands of individuals of all ages, each influenced by our cultures and life experiences to understand “the ground of our being” in our own way.

We come together not because we have a shared concept of the divine. Rather we gather knowing that life is richer in community than when we go it alone. We gather to know and be known, to comfort and be comforted, to celebrate the mystery that binds us, each to all.

We welcome you in the fullness of your beliefs. Join us in exploring life’s deepest questions in a spiritually diverse, supportive, and challenging community. We are excited to meet you where you are, and see how we can all learn and grow together.

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Last updated on Monday, November 24, 2014.

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