Fifth Principle Project – – a grassroots initiative to “reinvigorate the right of conscience and renew the democratic process in the governing of our denomination.” An interactive discussion on topics related to Article II, mostly opposing the revision.

North American Unitarian Association – – “Helping Liberal Religion Thrive.” The NAUA is an alternative national Unitarian organization created in response to the divisive expulsion of ministers deemed to be “out of covenant.” The Association describes itself as “embracing freedom, reason, and tolerance.”

Save the 7 Principles – – Advocates for the current Article 2 that guarantees and supports individual freedom of belief, individual conscience, congregational autonomy, true inclusion, and democratic governance. It supports “holding fast” the UUA’s primary purpose to serve member congregations.

Truly Open Minds and Hearts – – “Helping liberal religion live up to its promise.” A blog with sermons and notes by UUs “who love Unitarian Universalism and other ‘liberal’ faiths but worry about our direction, who fear that we are drawing our circle ever smaller.”

Unitarian Universalist Association – – The UUA is an association of UU congregations, of which UUCC is a member. These UUA links are especially relevant to Article II:

Statement from the UUA Board About Proposed Revisions to Article II

Article II Study Commission |

Reports and Reflections of the Article II Study Commission

Article II Proposal (amendments listed separately below)

New Article II Congregational Resources from the Field |

Bylaws and Ruleshas a link to the most up-to-date version of UUA bylaws

Unitarian Universalist Multi-Racial Unity Council – – “UUMUAC exists to fight racism by fostering multiracial unity. We are committed to the Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism as the only tools required for this work.” See the MAC Arrow newsletters, along the other resources on the site.


Casper, Frank & Kiskel, Jay (2021) Used to Be UU: The Systematic Attack on UU Liberalism – What you Need to Know – What You Need to Do, Amazon.

Schneider, Dr Anne (2019) The Self-Confessed “White Supremacy Culture”: The Emergence of an Illiberal Left in Unitarian Universalism. Amazon.

Takahashi, Rev Leslie (Chair) (June 2020) Widening the Circle of Concern Report of the UUA Commission on Institutional Change. Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association. (pdf, 198 pgs) Also available at UUCC, UUA Bookstore, Amazon.