We hold there are as many paths through life as there are people – and we help each other find our way
Together, we learn from ancient wisdom, philosophy, science, art and poetry. We pray, meditate, find stillness in nature. We work on a common cause.
We pay attention to our inner life; to what we see as sacred, holy.
Unitarian history has been one of open-minded, loving community, from our origins with the dissenting Christians of the 17th and 18th centuries, through to reflecting the diversity of values and beliefs in Britain today. Our ethos is grounded in freedom and enquiry.
Our Object today is “to promote a free and inquiring religion through the worship of God and the celebration of life; the service of humanity and respect for all creation; and the upholding of the liberal Christian tradition.”
We have always combined reason and science with spirituality and faith, with a strong commitment to using our power to create a more just and fair society. We are committed to approaching all of the world’s religions and belief systems with an attitude of tolerance, open-mindedness and respect. We are grounded in our current reality, and this drives our evolution.
Our radical spirituality calls us to take a stand on the big questions and challenges facing our world. Here you can find our positions, statements and actions.
If you’re interested in how a Unitarian church is different to other denominations, find out more here.
To get a flavour of Unitarian spirituality, you can watch the closing worship service of our Being Together online gathering in Spring 2020:
Our community is constantly evolving and learning – and has been for over 300 years. We would love you to be part of its future.
Most Unitarians believe in something greater than ourselves. Some call it God, some use another name. Here, some of our members share their perspectives on God.
And you can watch this video to find out more about what it means to be a Unitarian: