#121 | John Sykes | Keep 7 Principles and add an 8th

Submission 121
John Sykes)
UU Society of Southern Delaware

What is your suggestion or idea?

My recommendation is to keep the original seven principles including
the proposed 8th, while conducting congregation wide workshops on
building one’s own theology. This would include ideas on how they would support
our major issues such as racial inequity, climate change, the rise of fascism
and autocracy and the lack of loving kindness in every day lives. This should have all of us imagine that this becomes our aspired identity for ourselves, our congregations, and our wider

What is the reason for your amendment idea?

Have you discussed this idea with your congregation or other UUs?



If the Commission had started off this way, it would have gone a long way to engendering trust as well as providing useful input.