• Exploring Faith

    We define faith as the process of finding and making meaning out of our lives and the world, understanding that we all find and make meaning in different ways.  Our fourth principle calls us to “a free and responsible search for truth and meaning,” and we intentionally draw upon a diverse body of wisdom, as …..

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  • Practicing Inclusivity

    Our church welcomes all people without regard to age, race, national origin, ableness, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We welcome people of diverse theological perspectives, including atheists, agnostics, theists, and polytheists.  We welcome those who identify as Pagan, secular humanist, Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Hindu, religious humanist, Muslim, Jewish, and more.  We draw the …..

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  • Living Justice

    Our second principle calls us to “justice, equity and compassion in human relations.”  We are strongly committed to putting our beliefs and values into action, and so we work hard to effect change and bring justice and healing to our hurting world. The picture of our flaming chalice, the unofficial adopted symbol of Unitarian Universalism, …..

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Our Beliefs

We are an intentionally diverse religious community, welcoming all people without regard to age, race, national origin, ableness, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We embrace freedom of belief for those beliefs that are unknowable and unprovable, with our members holding a variety of beliefs about the existence  of God, what happens to us …..

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Sermons – Listen Online

We record our sermons every Sunday, so that anyone who missed can listen, and anyone who wants to listen again has the option to do so.  The audio of every Sunday sermon is thus posted below, usually by Wednesday the following week.  The entire archive of our sermon history is available as well, so you can go …..

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Our Mission & Vision

Our mission: “Exploring faith.  Practicing inclusivity.  Living justice.” Our vision: “We, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie, are a church family, relating to one another with love, kindness, fellowship, humility, joy and generosity. We encourage open, lifelong religious exploration, drawing upon reason, spirituality, and curiosity. We strengthen one another, offering acceptance, nourishment, and mutual support. We welcome …..

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Our History

The Unitarians and the Universalists were two separate Christian denominations with a long history in the United States, going all the way back to the 1600 and 1700’s.  The Unitarians derived their name from being primarily identified theologically as believing in the unity of god, as opposed to the more common Christian doctrine of the …..

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Recent Posts

01 Feb

The Power of Feelings

There’s been a trend in much of United States more liberal or “emotionally-tuned” in culture to lift up and celebrate the importance of feelings. The standard line goes something like this: “There’s no such thing as an invalid feeling. All feelings are valid.” The reason for this pushback, of course, is that there has been …..

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01 Feb

Metaphors of Power

I have a problem with the concept of power. When I think of power, I think first of power exercised over vulnerable individuals and populations. It seems that “power” too often means power over, the power to intimidate, to bully, to take advantage, in short, to hurt and to harm. What immediately comes to my …..

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13 Jan

What Does It Mean to Belong?

Belonging means to be accepted some place for who you are, whereas fitting in means you have to change who you are in some way to be accepted. In a sense then, belonging is the feeling we get when we are the recipients of unconditional love – when we are loved just for who we …..

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Meet Our Team

Rev. Julia Corbett-Hemeyer

Community Minister

Nadine Tringali

Director of Lifespan Religious Education

Christie Williams

Office Administrator

James Helton

Director of Music

Rev. Elizabeth Carrier-Ladd

Coordinator of Youth Programming

Megan Wenning

Membership Coordinator

Matt Davis

Web Site Administrator

About Us

We are an intentionally diverse religious community, actively engaged in a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.  All people are welcome, without regard to age, race, national origin, ableness, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We embrace freedom of belief for those beliefs that are unknowable and unprovable, with our members holding a …..

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Testimonials

  • “Our church is a voice in Muncie for religious freedom and tolerance, for justice and generosity, for understanding and reason.”

    Holly Hanauer
  • “I believe we come to church to be a service to others. Yes, we’ll benefit personally, but what a joy we may be to others we encounter, just be being there and making them feel welcome and a part of our UU community.”

    Linda Gregory
  • “Here at UUCM, I have felt a profound sense of acceptance and understanding that has been nourishing, rewarding, and fulfilling, and because of that, I have been able to find and share more of my strengths.”

    Caroline Curlin

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