Our beliefs are diverse and inclusive. We have no shared creed. Every Sunday at First Unitarian Church of Toledo we recite the following Covenant:
- Love is the doctrine of this church,
- The quest for truth is its sacrament,
- And service is its prayer.
- This is our great covenant:
- To dwell together in peace,
- To seek the truth in love,
- And to help one another.
Though Unitarianism and Universalism were both liberal Christian traditions, this responsible search has led us to an inclusive spirituality drawn from six sources: from scriptural wisdom to personal experience to modern day heroes.
In Unitarian Universalism, you can bring your whole self: your full identity, your questioning mind, your expansive heart.
We are united in our broad and inclusive outlook, and in our values, as expressed in our seven Principles. We are united in shared experience: our open and stirring worship services, religious education, and rites of passage; our work for social justice; our quest to include the marginalized; our expressions of love.
Together, we create a force more powerful than one person or one belief system. As Unitarian Universalists, we do not have to check our personal background and beliefs at the door: we join together on a journey that honors everywhere we’ve been before.
Unitarian Universalists believe more than one thing. We think for ourselves, and reflect together, about important questions:
- The existence of a Higher Power
- Life and Death
- Sacred Texts
- Inspiration and Guidance
- Prayer and Spiritual Practices