Reason has been a valued part of our religious tradition since it began in the Reformation. Unitarian historian Earl Morse Wilbur wrote, while Unitarianism has often been understood “as a movement or a sect characterized primarily by certain beliefs about the being of God and … read more.
The Regathering Team and Board of Trustees have decided to go ahead with plans for a hybrid regathering event on August 15. We are largely making this decision based upon the percentage of our congregation that has been vaccinated according to the survey we sent … read more.
Our August Touchstones theme is “Communion.” Communion is a powerful word and a powerful concept, but many of us dismiss it because of the symbolism of the Christian ritual of Communion, especially given the Catholic Church teaching of transubstantiation in which the bread and the … read more.
Our Touchstones theme is “Journey.” So, here’s the deal. You are born. You take your first breathe, gasping like a fish out of water, which, in a sense, you are. Everything sounds strange because now sounds travel through air instead of the amniotic fluid … read more.
The last year and a half has been a difficult time for our world. Like many congregations and houses of worship, here at AUUF, we found ourselves closing our buildings due to the threat from the COVID-19 pandemic that swept the world. Even as … read more.
Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (AUUF) seeks to hire two Nursery and Children Caregivers at our Auburn, Alabama campus for 3 hours per week on Sunday mornings starting immediately to:
Open and set up the nursery (i.e. check for cleanliness, organize activity areas) and ensure the absence … read more.
Our June Touchstones theme is “Care of the Soul.” Spirit & Soul. Energy & Essence. In Hebrew, the word ruach means “wind,” “breath,” or “spirit.” The fact of our breathing is evidence that we are alive. The Hebrew word nepesh means “soul” or “living … read more.
As the Pandemic has dragged on and on, we have done our best to be science-lead, prioritizing your safety and wellbeing. Thank you for your patience and your grace in what has been a trying time for us all.
Continuing to trust the science, such as … read more.
Our May Touchstones theme is “Acceptance.” The word “accept” comes from the Old French and means to “take what is offered.” The Latin root acceptare means to “take or receive willingly.” Acceptance involves give and take, both literally (e.g., I offer acceptance and you receive … read more.
In his book, The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thích Nhất Hạnh shares the following story. “In the United States, I have a close friend named Jim Forest. When I first met him eight years ago, he was working with the Catholic Peace Fellowship. Last winter, Jim came to visit. I … read more.