A: Unitarians date from 1568, when some Christians in Transylvania declared that they did not believe in the trinity -- the understanding that three persons (Father, Son, Holy Spirit) are united as one God.
The first Unitarian Church in the United States was established in 1794 in Northumberland, Pa. They believed that a loving God would never damn a person to hell. The first Universalist Church in the United States was founded in 1770 in Gloucester, Mass. A: They consolidated in 1961, after several years of discussions. Unitarian Universalists believe that every human being needs to be absolutely free to follow his or her own conscience.
This is a list intended to cover notable Canadian Unitarian Universalist (UU) churches as either congregations or as buildings or as both.
UU congregations in Canada are members of the Canadian Unitarian Council (CUC).
The UUA does promote seven largely secular principles that emphasize human dignity and justice.
Membership in the UUA dipped in 2011 for the third consecutive year, to 162,800, a loss of about 1,400 members. The UUA was formed in 1961 by the merger of two small, historic groups: Unitarians, who believe in one God, rather than Christianity's traditional Trinity; and Universalists, who hold that God's salvation extends to all, regardless of race, creed or religion.
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Current building constructed in 1967, it's memorable for its soaring spire and beautiful interior design. Craig, won second place in an annual city design contest run by the Ottawa chapter of the Ontario Association of Architects for his work on the building. In 1954, the Church was affiliated with the Universalist Church of America.
There are numerous Unitarian churches that are listed buildings in England, that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States, or that are noted on other historic registers.
This article includes churches notable either as congregations or as buildings or as both.
My friend’s wiki post goes so far as to refer to what he calls making “sacred choices.” He emphasizes that if “something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t the time for it,” and that basically it all comes down to trust.
He says, “Whether or not you should move forward in a relationship, back away, or keep it right where it is depends on how well you can trust the person with friends, with family, but most importantly, you.” This is pretty heavy stuff—but it is measureable.