#203 | Lisa Fuller | "Working toward a better world"

Submission 203
Lisa Fuller
Berrien UU Fellowship (Saint Joseph, MI) 5423

What is your suggestion or idea?

Section C-2.2. C-2.1. Purposes.

The Unitarian Universalist Association will devote its resources to and use its organizational powers for religious, educational and humanitarian purposes.

Its primary purposes are to assist congregations in their vital ministries, support and train leaders both lay and professional, to foster lifelong faith formation, to repair historic injustices, to advance our Unitarian Universalist values in the world and actively engage its members in the transformation of the working toward a better world through liberating Love.

What is the reason for your amendment idea?

Repair vs heal, since we cannot ‘heal’ others.
I don’t know what ‘liberating Love’ is so I would strike it.
Transformation implies an improved world. I prefer the explicit: working toward a better world.

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

Yes. Others also find ‘liberating Love’ vague.