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Sunday, April 2, 2023

How big is Unitarian Universalism?

 Unitarian Universalism (UU) is a liberal religion with roots in the Judeo-Christian tradition, but which has evolved to include a wide range of beliefs and practices, including humanism, atheism, agnosticism, and spiritualism.

It is difficult to determine the exact size of the UU community, as it is a decentralized religion without a central governing body, and many individuals who identify as UU may not be affiliated with a particular congregation or organization. However, according to the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), the largest UU organization in the world, there were approximately 217,000 members in the United States and Canada as of 2020, and approximately 1,050 congregations in North America.

There are also UU communities and organizations in other parts of the world, such as the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists (ICUU), which represents UU groups in over 30 countries. Overall, while UU is not as large as some mainstream religions, it has a dedicated and active community of individuals who value its emphasis on inclusivity, social justice, and personal spiritual exploration.

Unitarian Universalism can be better understood if one investigates its seven principles and six sources.

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