UUA Connections

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA):

The mission of the UUA is to equip congregations for health and vitality, to support and train lay and professional leaders and to advance Unitarian Universalist values in the world. The UUA is the central organization for the UU religious movement in the United States. The UUA’s 1000+ member congregations are committed to our Seven Principles. Each congregation is autonomous but are in covenant with one another in a shared faith. Congregations vote for the leaders of the UUA who oversee resources. Reverend Susan Fredrick-Gray is our elected President and the denomination’s public spokesperson.  www.uua.org

The UUA sponsors additional organizations that work to enhance our lives, provide special services or fill specific needs. Below are several important groups affiliated with Unitarian Universalism:

Long Island Area Council of UU Congregations (LIAC):  LIAC promotes cooperation and communication between congregations on Long Island. They sponsor several programs and assist societies in developing projects which express UU philosophy and principles to promote growth of the denomination.  www.liacuu.org

UU Central East Region:  www.cer@uua.org

UU Office at the United Nations:  The UU Office promotes the goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all as reflected in the UN Charter.  www.unitednations@uua.org

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU): BLUU was formed in 2015 to expand the power and capacity of Black UUs within our faith. Further, BLUU provides support, information and resources to Black UUs. They search for justice-making and liberation through our faith.  www.blacklivesuu.com

Diverse & Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM): DRUUM is a UU People of Color Ministry and anti-racist collective bringing lay and religious professionals together to overcome racism through resistance and transform Unitarian Universalism through their multicultural experiences. DRUUMM is a collective of people who identify as People of Color. Allies are welcome and organized as Allies for Racial Equity.  info@druumm.org  and www.are.org

UU Women’s Federation (UUWF):  UUWF strives to advance justice for women and girls and promote their spiritual growth. UUWF amplifies the voices of UU women. There is a focus on key public priorities: reproductive justice, immigration reform, economic justice, and other issues as they impact women and girls. www.uuwf.org

Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF): CLF is a congregation without walls, connecting people all over the world to Unitarian Universalism for spiritual growth, worship, learning and mutual support. Their Quest for Meaning site engages 3,500 members and families.  www.questformeaning.org