BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (Warrington, PA) 7425
What is your suggestion or idea?
In Section C 2.2 Values and Covenant, under the graphic, begin with a full definition of ““love””. The only definition I have found in what has been presented is that love is justice in action. That’s a start but hardly enough to be the central value for the other 6. Its lacking compassion, grace, humility and whatever else we UUs embrace when we use the word ““love””.
What is the reason for your amendment idea?
If ““love”” is our central value, it needs a definition that is broad, deep and strong enough to support the other 6 values. The current Article II draft does not contain such a definition. Surely ““love”” was discussed in great detail by the Study Committee, however the outcome of that discussion about ““love”” is not reflected in the Article II draft. This is a serious omission of what is being proposed as UUA’s fundamental value.
Have you discussed this idea with your congregation or other UUs?
Our congregation has not yet had a congregation-wide discussion about the revised Article II, although it has been shared via newsletters and several different committee meetings. We hope to have a broader discussion when our minister returns from sabbatical and when guidance is received from the UUA.