Unitarian Universalist Values Expressed in Action

  • We welcome people of all ages, from infants to elders, and build meaningful connections across generations.
  • We welcome newcomers as well as old friends.
  • We appreciate each other's unique attributes and embrace diversity.
  • We encourage people to connect and grow through volunteering and to share their strengths and interests.
  • We appreciate those who give to the community, including the Board, staff, and volunteers.
  • We experiment in new realms of understanding and expression.
  • We value and foster leadership from among our participants.
  • We encourage economic diversity by providing financial assistance.
  • We provide speakers and other high quality programs.
  • We explore religious, social and global concerns in small group discussions.
  • We share our stories, play together, and come together in worship.
  • We encourage truthful and respectful communication, and face conflict constructively and conscientiously.
  • We honor each other's worth and dignity through gracious words and actions.
  • We balance the need for a safe community with the need for personal freedom.
  • We respect the facilities and property where we meet and support the people who host our conferences.
  • We renew our bodies and spirits in the shelter of Nature and in quiet meditation.
  • We sing, laugh, play, dance, celebrate, feast, and worship.
  • We take the wisdom and energy we have gained back to our home communities.
  • We move toward the future with creative change, and honor our past through treasured traditions.

Adopted by the Eliot Institute Board of Directors January 26, 2001

Eliot News

==> What a loving UU community! Really liked seeing so many youth being a real part of the whole community and almost everyone mostly "unplugged"!
First Time Camper from Washington.