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auckland unitarian church, auckland unitarian church, unitarian universalists, new zealand, UU, auckland historyThe Auckland Unitarian Church is an open, progressive and welcoming faith community. We walk diverse spiritual paths to find purpose and meaning in our lives, but we are united in our belief in the inherent worth and dignity of every person.

Whatever your spiritual journey, you are welcome here.

We welcomed Rev. Clay Nelson in September 2014 as our new minister. Some Sunday sermons are still delivered by members and guest speakers.

Our regular Sunday Services start at 10.30am. Additionally, a variety of events are held at the church including, fellowship & spiritual development groups (circle groups), fortnightly Men’s Sharing Group, collaborative community group, Rafters Music Club and three community choirs. See our Calendar for more details of upcoming services and other church events.

A Religious Education programme is provided for school age children during the service.

Can Love Trump Hate?

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Rev. Clay Nelson

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Rev. Clay Nelson © 21 August 2016

This election year has seriously challenged this Unitarian’s efforts to live out our first principle: “To affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person.” Even during the primaries when I was feeling the Bern, I managed to view Hillary with respect even though I agreed more fully with my candidate’s positions on the issues and trusted him to follow through. I managed to do this even when some Hillary supporters, who are my friends, disparaged him and me for daring not to support her pre-ordained right to be president. I managed this even when it was confirmed that the game was rigged just as Bernie’s supporters had long believed. Of course it was. Those in power have never given it up easily. Continue reading Can Love Trump Hate?

Mexica Spirituality: honouring the earth, water, fire and wind.

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Dr Yaocihuatzin Yao

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Dr Yaocihuatzin Yao © 14 August 2016

Dr. Yao is the mother of three boys, all of whom were born at home in the temazkal (sweat lodge). She is also a wife, ceremonial woman, Mexica dancer, doula, midwife assistant, artisan, activist, author, and scholar. She is the co-founder of Traditional Doula Arts. She is the author of Decolonizing Nahua/Mexica/Aztec Children’s Literature, Blooming Flower, Shooting Star, and Boys Can Have Long Hair, Too. Currently, she is studying to be a certified midwife. Continue reading Mexica Spirituality: honouring the earth, water, fire and wind.

A Celebration of Imbolc

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Kim Jewel Elliott

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Kim Jewel Elliott © 31 July 2016