In "Building Bridges," a Tapestry of Faith program
Participants hear a brief history and introduction to Unitarian Universalism.
Distribute Handout 2. Invite the youth to examine the religions from which Unitarian Universalism emerged.
Ask participants if they know what "Unitarian" and "Universalism" mean. If no one gives an appropriate answer, explain that historically a Unitarian was someone who believed in the unity of God, rather than the Trinity (God in three parts, consisting of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit). Historically, a Universalist was someone who believed in universal salvation, that no one will be condemned to hell.
Give a short history of Unitarian Universalism using the information in Leader Resource 1. Then lead a discussion with these questions:
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
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