Benefits of Membership

Becoming Part of a Community
When you become a Member of our congregation, you become part of a growing, living institution. Our community is one of give and take, supporting and nurturing, exploring and growing.

Support and Comfort
At the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville you can expect a community that, if given the opportunity, will support and comfort you during personal and family transitions and passages. When you are in need, please contact the office.

Opportunities for Growth
You can expect any number of social, educational, and spiritual outlets and opportunities at the church as ways to broaden friendships and self-understanding. You can expect to be challenged in your theological assumptions, nudged to explore beyond the accepted and everyday religious “sound bites,” urged to deepen your spirituality, and to be supported in your search for a meaningful faith.

Religious Education for Children and Youth
If you have children, you can expect an environment and program that will support them in their own questioning and searching. We have an outstanding children’s program with high commitment from our adults.

Adult Education
There are ample opportunities (forums and classes) for adults to explore various topics and expand their knowledge.

Acceptance
You can expect to find free-thinking religious people who place great value on freedom, reason and tolerance. You should expect to be supported as you practice different spiritual practices within our principles.

A Welcoming Congregation
Our congregation is a Welcoming Congregation for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) persons. The congregation became a Welcoming Congregation in 1999 after a multi-year period of study and reflection by congregation Members.