An online magazine of faith based on a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. The mission of Unitarian Universalism: A Way Of Life ministries is to sanctify the world by helping people become holy.
The correct answer is A. "the search." After the "dawning", the person realizes that there is a better way to live his/her life and turns off the path of the ego onto the path of the spirit. The initial steps on the path of the spirit are called "the search" and the person searching is called "the seeker."UUs are known for welcoming people who are searching. How good they are at engaging them and retaining them is questionable. UU is losing members. This not due to attracting seekers but in failing to engage and retain them.The failure of UU to engage and retain seekers may be due to the lack of theological substance and guidance provided for the search on the path of the spirit. The exception to this observation is the UU Wellspring program offered in a few UU congregations.