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Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson

Our Mission

We transform ourselves, our community, and our world by intentionally living our Unitarian-Universalist principles.


Welcoming Congregation

Greetings and WelcomeRev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

Welcome! We are so glad you have found your way here. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson has been a beacon of liberal religion and a place to pursue a free and responsible search for truth and meaning in Tucson for over 70 years. If you are looking for a place where you can explore your own spiritual truths in community with others, you have come to the right place! As Unitarian Universalists, we believe that we need not think alike to love alike. Our community is bound together by our Seven Principles which include: the dignity and worthiness of all people, equity and compassion in human relations, and respect for the interdependent web of life. We take inspiration from multiple religions as well as humanist, secular, and scientific thought. Come join us to learn more!  Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe (minister@uuctucson.org)

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Worship Service

Fall Equinox

Sunday September 22, 10:30am


Childern & Youth: RE program and nursery care available.


  • Grief & Support: Reed @ 12:15pm

Your Sunflower

Sunday September 29, 10:30am

Rev. Matthew Funke Crary, Bordlands UU Congregation in Amado

If "forgetting is something that time alone takes care of, but forgiveness is an act of volition," as Simon Wiesenthal states in The Sunflower, what is your will for forgiveness? 

Childern & Youth: RE program and nursery care available.


  • Grief & Support: Reed @ 12:15pm


We Forgive Ourselves

Sunday October 6, 10:30am

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

How we know when we have caused harm, and what is the first step in seeking forgiveness.

Childern & Youth: RE program and nursery care available.


  • Grief & Support: Reed @ 12:15pm


We Forgive Each Other

Sunday October 13, 10:30am

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

We lean into the Jewish practice of seeking forgiveness as a way to understand our own forgiveness practices.

Childern & Youth: Intergenerational - No RE program but nursery care available.


  • 2nd Hour
  • Grief & Support: Reed @ 12:15pm


Sundays of Hospitality and Grace

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           The “ask” for Sundays of Hospitality and Grace is as follows: Will you practice radical hospitality and grace, especially to visitors and guests, for one Sunday each month? See your suggested Sunday in the table below.   Some examples of UUCT radical hospitality and grace are listed here, but please add your own to the list.

  • Greet visitors outside the Church or as they enter our front doors
  • Introduce yourself to one person you do not recognize or know
  • Escort a visitor to the welcome table in the lobby
  • Leave your “comfort zone” – Sit somewhere different than where you sit on most Sundays
  • Sit with someone you do not know. Offer to sit with a visitor.
  • Explain how the hymns and readings are numbered and located in the hymnbooks
  • Try to answer newcomers’ questions about the order of worship, our congregation, or Unitarian Universalism
  • Invite a visitor to meet our minister after the service
  • Accompany a visitor to coffee hour in Goddard after the service
  • Discuss the purpose of our Welcome Center and escort a visitor there
  • Mention our religious education program
  • Offer a tour of our campus
  • Mention our Covenant of Respectful Relations
  • Discuss our Getting to Know UU Sessions and when a newcomer can sign the membership book
  • Introduce a visitor to other Church members or friends that you know
  • Stretch your own comfort zone in order to make someone else feel welcome and comfortable at our Church
  • Invite visitors to return

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All Church members and friends


“This is what I have learned: For each time I don’t reach out to someone who might join this faith, for each time I hesitate to be hospitable, out of shyness or solipsism, I may be leaving someone’s life poorer than it might be.” Kay Montgomery, former UUA Executive Vice President, in The Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide, p. 55.

Thank you for helping to make the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson a place of hospitality and grace.

                                                              August 1, 2019                   

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Our Seven Principles

We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote:

  • The inherent worth and dignity of every person
  • Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
  • Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations
  • A free and responsible search for truth and meaning
  • The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large
  • The goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all.
  • Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

Religious Education

Our Vision

Our lifespan learning community seeks to nurture and stimulate the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and social growth of people of all ages, stages of faith and levels of religious experience.

We envision a program that is rooted in our UU principles and a free and responsible search for meaning that through the thoughts and actions of our lives, transforms us, our community, and our world.

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No More Deaths - No Más Muertes

UUCT adopted No More Deaths as a ministry of the church in the summer of 2008. No More Deaths provides humanitarian aid to end the death and suffering of migrants crossing the US/Mexico border in southern Arizona.