Welcome to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Wilmington. We are a congregation of people who through our faith seek to create a better world. We are a vibrant community of people who explore our faith in an open and free environment, supporting one another in our search for truth and meaning.

Our Congregation

The Mission of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Wilmington is to:

    • Be a community of individuals who accept and support each other, celebrating our diversity and commonality in a safe and nurturing environment that embraces a wide range of spiritual beliefs and practices.
    • Offer diverse formal and informal worship services and forums that cultivate our spiritual and intellectual growth.
    • Provide vibrant religious education for youth and adults that encourages free expression of ideas in the search for meaning.
    • Engage in social action that promotes justice, freedom, and compassion in the greater community.
    • Accept our shared responsibility for the health and well-being of our congregation and the larger UU community.
    • Foster friendships and fun by gathering for social activities.
    • Adopted June 1, 2014

Our Covenant

We value each other’s beliefs, cultures and spiritual paths.

We intend to:

  • Welcome everyone with warmth and kindness.
  • Be curious and appreciative of differing perspectives.
  • Affirm, support and care for each other.


We communicate with and about each other openly, kindly and respectfully.

We intend to:

  • Listen deeply to understand and appreciate the perspectives and opinions of others.
  • Engender trust by sharing information honestly and responsibly.
  • Be mindful of our tone and words in person, and in written communications.

We work together to nurture and strengthen our beloved community through shared responsibility

We intend to:

  • Give with joy, through financial, personal and material contributions.
  • Encourage the participation of everyone in the life of our congregation.
  • Express appreciation for the contributions of everyone who builds and sustains our church community.
  • Honor the policies and practices enacted by the congregation.


We resolve to make a difference in our lifetime by caring for the earth and its people.

We intend to:

  • Educate ourselves on social issues.
  • Participate in activities that promote justice, freedom and compassion
  • Engage in social action that strengthens our connections to others and the earth


We seek constructive resolutions if conflicts arise.

We intend to:

  • Assume that everyone in the congregation acts with good intentions.
  • Communicate directly with individuals or groups with whom we may have a conflict.
  • Be forgiving and loving when mistakes are made.
  • Apologize, when warranted, and seek to make amends.
  • Call on congregational resources when help is needed.

Adopted June 2016