1 00:00:00,000 --> 00:00:00,500 2 00:00:00,500 --> 00:00:03,950 Speaker 1: We are Unitarian Universalists. 3 00:00:03,950 --> 00:00:06,910 We are people of many paths who are brave, 4 00:00:06,910 --> 00:00:11,110 curious, and compassionate thinkers and doers. 5 00:00:11,110 --> 00:00:14,480 Every day, people are inundated with information, 6 00:00:14,480 --> 00:00:16,420 overwhelmed by demands, and pulled 7 00:00:16,420 --> 00:00:20,290 by a culture that seeks to divide us from the web of life. 8 00:00:20,290 --> 00:00:22,950 Unitarian Universalism reconnects, 9 00:00:22,950 --> 00:00:27,350 bringing people together with meaning and inspiration. 10 00:00:27,350 --> 00:00:30,110 We are a house without walls, a congregation 11 00:00:30,110 --> 00:00:33,050 without spiritual limits, and a movement 12 00:00:33,050 --> 00:00:38,330 that calls you to put more faith in yourself, your community, 13 00:00:38,330 --> 00:00:40,280 and your beliefs. 14 00:00:40,280 --> 00:00:46,160 We are a faith that honors your mind, your heart, your journey. 15 00:00:46,160 --> 00:00:49,440 Simply put, we are a guided path towards a better 16 00:00:49,440 --> 00:00:52,600 you and a better world. 17 00:00:52,600 --> 00:00:56,240 Grounded in hundreds of years of thoughtful religious 18 00:00:56,240 --> 00:01:00,960 communities, we are people of many generations, ethnicities, 19 00:01:00,960 --> 00:01:04,800 genders and sexualities, and spiritual backgrounds. 20 00:01:04,800 --> 00:01:08,420 People engaged in making the world a better place. 21 00:01:08,420 --> 00:01:12,640 People focusing on what really matters-- love, justice, 22 00:01:12,640 --> 00:01:15,160 integrity, and hope. 23 00:01:15,160 --> 00:01:18,230 Unitarian Universalists have different beliefs, 24 00:01:18,230 --> 00:01:20,120 but shared values. 25 00:01:20,120 --> 00:01:23,690 We are Unitarian Universalists, and at the same time 26 00:01:23,690 --> 00:01:28,570 we may also be agnostic, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, 27 00:01:28,570 --> 00:01:35,250 humanist, Jewish, Muslim, pagan, atheist, believers in God, 28 00:01:35,250 --> 00:01:37,890 and those who let the great mystery be. 29 00:01:37,890 --> 00:01:39,670 The diversity of beliefs you'll find 30 00:01:39,670 --> 00:01:42,180 in a Unitarian Universalist community 31 00:01:42,180 --> 00:01:44,260 is one of our strengths. 32 00:01:44,260 --> 00:01:46,090 We are always learning how to see the world 33 00:01:46,090 --> 00:01:48,480 from a different perspective. 34 00:01:48,480 --> 00:01:51,400 What unites us are our core principles that 35 00:01:51,400 --> 00:01:54,350 uphold seven real world values. 36 00:01:54,350 --> 00:01:57,680 Believing in the worthiness of every person. 37 00:01:57,680 --> 00:02:00,240 Showing compassion and fairness. 38 00:02:00,240 --> 00:02:03,840 Accepting others for who they are. 39 00:02:03,840 --> 00:02:07,450 Growing through a personal search for truth. 40 00:02:07,450 --> 00:02:10,810 Leading with democratic spirit. 41 00:02:10,810 --> 00:02:12,730 Working for justice. 42 00:02:12,730 --> 00:02:16,650 And understanding that everything is interconnected. 43 00:02:16,650 --> 00:02:19,770 Seven days a week, Unitarian Universalists 44 00:02:19,770 --> 00:02:22,410 live these principles by doing. 45 00:02:22,410 --> 00:02:29,440 When we gather we worship, reflect, and remind ourselves 46 00:02:29,440 --> 00:02:31,860 what matters most in life. 47 00:02:31,860 --> 00:02:34,030 Whatever our age, we learn to live 48 00:02:34,030 --> 00:02:38,680 with more wisdom, more awareness, more gratitude, 49 00:02:38,680 --> 00:02:40,640 and more soul. 50 00:02:40,640 --> 00:02:43,640 We show our values by showing up to answer 51 00:02:43,640 --> 00:02:46,090 the call for social justice. 52 00:02:46,090 --> 00:02:49,760 We have a track record of standing on the side of love 53 00:02:49,760 --> 00:02:54,890 for civil rights, LGBTQ equality, immigration reform, 54 00:02:54,890 --> 00:02:58,440 environmental sustainability, reproductive justice, 55 00:02:58,440 --> 00:03:01,000 racial justice, and more. 56 00:03:01,000 --> 00:03:04,950 Find what it means to live your deepest values out loud. 57 00:03:04,950 --> 00:03:09,880 Join us on this extraordinary adventure of faith. 58 00:03:09,880 --> 00:03:17,419