The Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson Believes in Living our UU Principles in Religious Education
1. We believe that each and every person is important.
- Safety is out first concern!
- Children in Nursery – 4nd grade must remain in classrooms or supervised areas until picked up by parents. Older children and youth may be unsupervised in designated areas providing they behave in a safe and respectful manner.
- Only gentle play is appropriate on church grounds.
- Treat everyone with respect. Use caring language and behavior.
2. We believe that all people should be treated fairly and kindly.
- Listen and follow directions.
- Be polite. Take turns.
- Care about one another.
3. We believe that we should accept one another and keep on learning together.
- Make a commitment to regular attendance. Your friends and teachers depend on you.
- Include everyone in activities and planning.
- Friends are welcome. Let them know our rules.
- Participate with enthusiasm.
4. We believe that each person must be free to search for what is true and right in life.
- Share your ideas and respect the ideas of others.
5. We believe that all persons should have the right to speak out and have a vote about what concerns them.
- Express your opinions constructively.
- Respect the decision of the group.
6. We believe in working for a peaceful, fair, and free world.
- Ask for help when you need it.
- Do your best to get along with others and to be helpful.
- Be willing to listen to reminders about your behavior.
- Participate in church social action projects.
7. We believe in caring for our planet earth, the home we share with all living things.
- Take good care of our church. Help clean up.
- Be careful with our space, furniture, and materials.
- Use only what you need. Recycle.
- Be gentle with plants and animals. Do not climb trees or fences.
*First developed at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, Texas.
For more information contact:
Rev. Lyn Oglesby, Ph.D., Interim Minister (302)-747-6633
4831 E. 22nd Street Tucson, AZ 85711