Reimagining Article II — Wellspring

Reimagining Article II — Wellspring

Join Director of Religious Eduction Robin Slaw for eight Thursday afternoon sessions to look at our own understandings and beliefs about what Unitarian Universalism is, and where we might choose to go. Developed by Wellspring, this series will have a deeply spiritual emphasis.

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What is Article II?

Article II is the section of the UUA Bylaws that contains the 7 Principles of Unitarian Universalism, the 6 Sources of Unitarian Universalism, as well as statements of inclusion, freedom of belief, and the UUA’s purposes. 

Background

Our UUCC congregation is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Article II of the UUA Bylaws contains the Principles & Purposes that serve as the foundation for all of the work of the UUA and its member congregations and covenanted communities. It is the covenant to which congregations and covenanted communities pledge themselves when they become members of the UUA.

The Board of Trustees of the UUA has appointed a Commission to review Article II. The Commission is charged with revising, replacing, and restructuring Article II of the Bylaws to reflect and serve the future of the UUA.

To read more about the Commission: http://uua.org/a2sc

What does the Commission have to do with this RE class?

This  8-part discussion series facilitated by Robin Slaw, our Director of Religious Education, is a way for our congregation to engage in the Commission’s work. In our discussions together, we will imagine together the version of Article II — including our Principles & Sources — that will guide us into the future as a religious community. Opportunities to give feedback to the Article II commission will be part of this series.

Sessions will be on Thursdays, February 10 to March 31, 2:00-4:00 pm.

  1. Creating Our Covenant
  2. Covenant and History
  3. Who Is “We”?
  4. Inspiration:: Past, Present, Future
  5. Shared Vision
  6. Inspiration: What Do We Do?
  7. Uncomfortable Questions
  8. Being Together

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