A New UU Statement of Values — Adopted In A Momentous General Assembly Vote in the USA

“After a democratic process involving thousands of Unitarian Universalists discussing the faith’s values and core theology over the past three-plus years, delegates at the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) General Assembly 2024 voted decisively to approve a new statement of values and beliefs for Unitarian Universalism.”

Shared values flower, © Tanya Webster (chalicedays.org)

The new statement puts “love at the centre,” surrounded like petals of a flower by six other shared values: interdependence, equity, transformation, pluralism, generosity and justice.

This US process and vote is distinct from what happens in Canada, but parallels similar discussions and changes in our faith tradition over recent years.

Read more about this milestone in this UU World story by Elaine McArdle.