• 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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Bazaar in the Woods!

BAZAAR in the Woods 2017: Celebrating Our 120th Year…and We’re Still Here! Saturday, November 4, 2017 8:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Since 1897 Muncie’s oldest “Bazaar in the Woods” has continued to bring its distinctive, delightful, and delicious wares for sale. Visitors will see unique goods from area artists, cooks and crafts persons. Pottery, Woodcrafts, …..

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Recent Posts

01 Oct

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

“I’m not very creative.” This was my statement to our staff, last fall during our staff retreat, when we were talking about ways in which we could bring more creativity to our work. Our wonderful, caring, thoughtful staff – they pushed back at me: “That’s not true, you’re very creative administratively. You come up with …..

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01 Oct

From the Stories of Our Living

There’s a lot to like in the hymn “The Fire of Commitment.” I won’t speculate on what all Mary Katherine Morn and Jason Shelton, who penned the lyrics, wanted their words to say. I’m sure it’s a lot broader than my interpretation of the small part that gives the hymn a very special meaning for …..

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01 Sep

The Practice of Welcome

What does it mean to be welcoming? One might think, for example, that a long-time Unitarian Universalist who moved to a new city and joined a new UU church might fit into and feel welcome in their new community rather easily, since they know the ropes. One longtime UU shared with me though his experience, …..

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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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