We hope this curated selection of pamphlets from the Unitarian Universalist Association provides you with a short, accessible, and clear introduction to Unitarian Universalism and our congregation.

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Belief and Belonging
UUA
“A perfect introduction to our open, inclusive, and creedless community—this pamphlet is a must-have for your pamphlet rack.”



Addiction and Your Faith Community
Ken And Cathlean


“A compassionate resource for those coping with alcoholism and other forms of addiction.”


Death and Grieving
Natalie Maxwell Fenimore


“A thoughtful resource that addresses Unitarian Universalist beliefs about death and offers support to those looking for a faith community in their time of need.”


A Faith Home for Elders and Caregivers
Esther Hurlburt


“A warm welcome from Unitarian Universalist congregations to elders and caregivers



The Faith of Unitarian Universalist Buddhists
Kathleen McGregor

“Unitarian Universalist Buddhists reflect on their spiritual journeys within Buddhism and Unitarian Universalism and the meaningful intersections of these faith traditions and communities.”

Faith of Unitarian Universalist Christians
Robin Bartlett

“Unitarian Universalist Christians reflect on their faith, their unique position within Unitarian Universalism, and the great diversity of spiritual practices and worship cultures across their community.”


Home for Multifaith People and Families
Sarah Gibb Millspaugh
“A warm welcome from Unitarian Universalist congregations to couples and families with multiple faith backgrounds and beliefs. We are Buddhist-Jewish, Atheist-Christian, Hindu-Muslim, Catholic-Methodist, Agnostic-Modern Pagan, Taoist-Humanist, and more… and we are all Unitarian Universalist, committed to a vision of a more just and compassionate world. Personal stories of multi-faith families woven throughout.”

The Faith of Unitarian Universalist Humanists
John Hooper
“A collection of reflections from Unitarian Universalist Humanists on their beliefs, how Humanism calls them to be their best selves, and their unique position within UU communities.”

Faith of Unitarian Universalist Jews
Marti Keller
“Jewish Unitarian Universalist community members address questions of faith and tradition as they work toward honoring two religious and cultural backgrounds, while retaining what is meaningful to both.”

Faith of Unitarian Universalist Pagans
Jessica Zebrine Gray
“A collection of reflections from Unitarian Universalist Pagans on their Pagan faith, the extent and diversity of modern Paganism, and their unique position within UU congregations.”

Family Prayers
Irene Praeger
“A collection of 16 eloquent short prayers, graces, and chalice lightings for children and families to use in the home. Includes prayers from a variety of cultures and faith traditions.”

Finding What We Believe
Adrian L. H. Graham
“In a personal, heartfelt testimony, the author addresses common questions about belief for Unitarian Universalists.”

Journey to Belonging
Marie Luna
“A heartfelt welcome to Unitarian Universalism and a helpful map on your journey to belonging.”

Making a Home in Unitarian Universalism
Connie Goodbread, Richard Speck
“Deepen your connection to your faith community and turn your congregation into a real faith home with this collection of suggestions and ideas.”

Science and Religion
Gary Kowalski
“Five Unitarian Universalist scientists thoughtfully reflect on science and religion.”

Spiritual Home for LGBTQ People
Annette S. Marquis
“A warm welcome from Unitarian Universalist congregations to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people, and others on the spectrum of gender identities and sexual orientations.”

Spiritual Home for Young Adults
Annie Gonzalez Milliken, Elizabeth Nguyen
“Profiles of five young adults offer examples of how Unitarian Universalists ages 18–35 engage with their faith and navigate adulthood.”

We are Unitarian Universalists
Carey McDonald
“An introduction to Unitarian Universalism including our beliefs, our history, and our community. Perfect for visitors looking for a spiritual home.”

The Spirituality of Service
Nic Cable
“Looking to become more involved in your faith community? With thoughtful questions and wisdom, this pamphlet can help guide the ways you share your gifts and grow in spirit.”

To the Point
Alicia LeBlanc
“Quick! What’s Unitarian Universalism? Here is a diverse collection of responses to that question.”

Unitarian Universalism and Sacred Texts
Erica Shadowsong
“A helpful introduction to the Unitarian Universalist Principle of “a free and responsible search for truth and meaning” and how Unitarian Universalists connect with the sacred.”

UU Justice Partnerships
Susan Leslie
“An introduction to the dynamic new wave of interfaith and community partnerships that UU congregations are joining for social justice. Includes information on congregation-based community organizations and the Standing on the Side of Love campaign. Plus a helpful list of best practices for successful congregational justice ministries.”

UU Kids Say Church Is . . .
Beth Graham
“Children describe unique relationships to their Unitarian Universalist spiritual homes.”

UU Mystical Experiences
Susan Manker-Seale
“So many people describe surprising moments of insight or perception that awoke their spirits and changed them forever. But such experiences are mysterious. What are they really? Personal stories of mystical experiences illustrate this deeply intimate encounter with the transcendent.”


UU Religious Education and Your Child
Gaia Brown
“Answers to frequently asked questions illuminate the unique approach Unitarian Universalist congregations bring to religious education.”

UU Views of God
Paul Rasor, Paul Rasor
“Seven Unitarian Universalists share their different beliefs about God, reflecting the wide range of conceptions of the divine among Unitarian Universalists.”

UU Views of Evil
William F. Schulz
“Unitarian Universalists reflect on evil, where it stems from in society and in the individual, and how to challenge its hold.”

UU Views of Jesus
Joy Berry
“Six Unitarian Universalists share about their connections with Jesus, demonstrating the variety of views from across the faith.”

UU Views of Prayer
Erika Hewitt
“Unitarian Universalists reflect on prayer, its manifold meanings and practices, and their personal relationships to this sacred way of connecting.”

Values in Our History
Gail Forsyth-Vail
“A helpful introduction to some highlights of Unitarian Universalism’s history and the long-held values that make up our faith.”

Welcome to Our Community
Shana Lyngood
“A friendly and welcoming introduction to Unitarian Universalism for newcomers and anyone interested in basic information. Includes the seven Principles, the six Sources, and a brief description of the historical origins of the faith. A list of resources shows how to learn more.”

You Are Not Alone
Paul Langston-Daley
“As humans, we seek communities to which we can belong, especially in times when we feel alone because of who we are or what we are passionate about. In these times, with so much polarization, it can be hard to find a place to belong, especially if one lives in an environment hostile to one’s values or to one’s identities. But you are not alone. Whoever you are, our Unitarian Universalist community is here to inspire and encourage you to live a life of integrity, service, and love, just as you are. This heartfelt pamphlet is a powerful introduction for visitors looking for a spiritual home.”