When Unitarians and Universalists came together in 1961, they adopted six
principles — really our values — for which Unitarian Universalism strives to live
by. In the 1970’s, women UU’s started a movement to change the more sexist
language of the principles. In 1984, the language of the original six principles
was reworked, and a seventh principle added, all of which were almost
unanimously agreed upon.
Now we’re considering an eighth principle, which will work to build a diverse
multicultural Beloved Community and strive to dismantle racism and other
How do our principles play a part in congregational life?
How can these principles play a part in camp life?
How can we use our principles as a guide to settle disagreements and upsets?
Can the principles help us to be more compassionate when we don’t agree?
Can the principles be a sort-of-guide in how we carry ourselves with fellow
Starting Sunday, March 6th, at 5:00 pm for four (4) weeks, we will dive into
two principles per workshop session. Workshops will be presented via Zoom and
facilitated by Amy Brunell, one of our Camp Deans and a Professional Facilitator
in navigating stimulating discussions.
Attend one session, some, or all! We’ve focus on two principles each week, in
sequential order. These workshops will be held at 5 pm on four consecutive
If you have any questions regarding the content of this workshop, please
contact Amy Brunell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Direct questions regarding
registration to Laura Chamberlin at email@example.com
We look forward to seeing you at Camp Connect, your camp away from Camp.
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