Principles of Unitarian Universalism
First Parish is a welcoming Unitarian Universalist congregation that seeks ways
to deepen spiritually, build community,
and make a positive difference in the world.
First Parish in Concord strives to make the world a better place by encouraging open and respectful discourse and collaboration on social justice issues, in accordance with our mission statement and the Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism.
|The inherent worth and dignity of every person;
|Justice, equity and compassion in human relations;
|Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations;
|A free and responsible search for truth and meaning;
|The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large;
|The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all;
Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part;
Journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.