Florida District Unitarian Universalist Association
Mission and Ends Statements (as revised 02/20/2010)
Mission: The Florida District creates joyful Unitarian Universalist congregations covenanting in love and faith.
The Florida District of the Unitarian Universalist Association is a community of interdependent congregations transforming lives and the world by living our Unitarian Universalist principles.
There are five subsidiary Ends that further characterize what we hope to achieve:
A. Members and leaders of congregations are dedicated to lifelong faith development.
B. Congregations are generous, fiscally sound and effectively managed and led.
C. Congregations are inviting and diverse, characterized by respectful, compassionate and deep engagement with each other, our communities and the earth.
1. Congregations will have vibrant youth and multigenerational programming. (Priority 1)
D. Florida District congregations will be connected with each other and the larger community to enhance the impact of Unitarian Universalist values personally, congregationally and communally, while balancing their internal and external focus.
1. Congregations are connected to their neighboring congregations in organized clusters.
2. Florida District congregations have covenants with each other. (Priority 1)
E. Florida District congregations, working together to become more welcoming, transform themselves and their communities to achieve racial, economic, and environmental justice. (Priority 1)