The Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence believes that the spiritual life is not a destination but a journey.  We providehannah busing Zyx1bK9mqmA unsplash adult religious education classes and forums to help members and friends along the path they have chosen for that journey.  Some offerings specifically address religious questions, while others explore social justice and parenting.  All are intended to stimulate reflection, discussion, and fellowship. 

22-23 Adult Education and Faith Formation

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Small Group Circles

Small Group Circles offer a wonderful opportunity for newcomers and long-time UU members to get to know one another in a deeper way. The monthly meetings are built around quotations and questions addressing a different topic each month. Click here to register for a small group

Young Adult Group

Our Young Adult Group offers monthly in-person and online gatherings for young adults, aged 18-35. Contact our Youth and Young Adult Coordinator, Cauli Williams, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

Starting Points - UU 101

This 3 session class provides an introduction to Unitarian Universalism and our congregation. You will explore your own journey and path to Unitarian Universalism, as you learn about the history and theology of UUism and our own congregation. FMI: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Spiritual Practices

Each month, a member of the congregation will share a spiritual practice that is important to them, such as meditation, Zentangle, writing. Starting in Oct. FMI: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Creative Inspirations

Each month we will offer a variety of ideas to inspire your creative expression based on the monthly worship theme, including writing prompts, art ideas, movement opportunities, etc. At the end of the month, you can choose to meet together with others to share. FMI: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Older Adult OWL

A holistic sexuality education program for older adults (aged 50+) that models and fosters caring, compassion, respect, and justice. It balances knowledge-building with exploration of attitudes, values, and feelings about one’s own and others’ sexuality. Fourteen two hour workshops that will meet in person & online, Jan-March. FMI: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Parent & Caregiver Groups

How To Raise an Antiracist Book Group
Parents, caregivers, teachers, and everyone who works with children is invited to participate in a book group to discuss Ibram X. Kendi’s book, How To Raise an Antiracist. We will meet over Zoom to share ways that we apply Kendi’s suggestions and support each other in raising antiracist children. 

UU Parenting
Meet monthly to share and support each other in the pursuit of raising children with love, justice, and rituals. Explore a different topic each month to inspire parenting with UU principles and traditions.

Parents & Caregivers as Sexuality Educators
Ten 90-minute sessions invite parents and caregivers to explore their role as the primary sexuality educators of their elementary through teenage children. Using a small group ministry format, adults engage with topics including Gender Identity, Relationships, Social Media, Unintended Pregnancy, and Consent. 

For more information

Contact Jessica Harwood at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..