Racial Justice Team
We, the members of First Parish Lexington affirm and promote journeying to spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppression in ourselves and our institutions*.
Central to our faith development as Unitarian Universalists are the actions we take – Within, Among, and Beyond – to deepen our commitment and accountability in our own personal development, church-wide development, and community development, for undoing white supremacy, dismantling systemic racism, embracing multiculturalism, and building Beloved Community.
First Parish offers opportunities for individuals to work with others in discussion, discernment, development, implementation, and aspirational sustainability across identities and communities to address oppression in all its forms. All persons of faith are invited to create this widening circle of transformation as a central tenet of our shared UU values, principles, and purposes in our faith movement and our world.
*The Eighth Principle of Unitarian Universalism was adopted by the First Parish Lexington congregation on June 13, 2021.
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