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Beliefs and Legacy

The First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis has a unique history. While affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Association of congregations, its origins were not churchy. Instead it grew out of a circle of free thinkers who saw the value of a congregational structure. Under the ministry of John Dietrich (served 1916-1938), we became the birthplace of what we now call congregational humanism. You didn’t stop by this site to read long theological discourses, but you can get a feel for the legacies from which we grew on these pages:

It is important to note that we do not impose any kind of creed in terms of religious belief–those are a matter of individual conscience. Instead we are bound by common aspirations and values.

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