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Discussion Forums on

You can participate in online discussions on one of the discussion forums. Each forum is on a specific subject. Some forums are unmoderated, so new discussions posts and comments appear immediately, while others are moderated, with a UUA staffer or volunteer reviewing each post and comment before it is published.

Most forums on are in private sections used for online classes.

Participating in a Forum

No login is needed to read posted material. If you want to post or to subscribe to email notifications, you will need to log in. If you don't already have one, creating a account is easy (you can even log in using your Facebook or Google account). With your account you'll also be able to like, bookmark, or comment on pages in other parts of

  • Please be respectful of all participants and their respective comments.
  • Keep on topic: Responses to a particular post should stay on-topic and pertain to the discussion.
  • On a discussion page, select "Add post" to create a new post.
  • Type into the comment box to comment on a post.

In order to discourage spammers, most forums require you to "join" (similar to subscribing to a mailing list) before posting. Either your subscription will happen immediately, or there will be a delay until a UUA staffer approves your subscription.

Posts on all forums must adhere to our commenting policy.

The messages on forums do not necessarily represent the views of the UUA, UUA–affiliated organizations, or any UU congregation. Members of the UUA staff, Board of Trustees, and Committees who participate on forums do so solely as private individuals, and should not be assumed to be participating in any official capacity unless otherwise stated. are managed by the UUA Web Team.

Moderated Forums

In a moderated forum, a moderator reviews all posts and comments before they are visible on The moderators are UUA staff or volunteers.

Public Forums

To see what an online forum looks like, go to the GA Forum for a discussion about the next upcoming General Assembly.

More Information

Conflicts on both moderated and unmoderated forums follow similar procedures to those used on UUA-sponsored email lists.

Instructions for moderators of forums.