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While children may be dedicated and welcomed into our church community as infants, true membership in a Unitarian Universalist congregation comes when a person decides they are in basic agreement with our UU Principles, and makes a commitment to a particular church. In our congregation, we ask that you think seriously about your decision to join, and consider the following steps to help you discern your level of commitment. 
  • Attend several services over a period of six months to a year

  • Read our newsletter to familiarize yourself with the life of the church

  • Join some church activity or interest group where you can meet others

  • Talk to a member of the Volunteer Co-ordination Committee about where your gifts fit in

  • Attend the “New UU” Newcomers Orientations offered by the Membership Committee

  • Read our Unitarian Universalist Principles and Our Church’s Mission Statement to see if you are in basic agreement with them

  • Read up on Unitarian Universalist History

  • Contribute generously to financially support the church and its ministries

  • Make an appointment to meet with a person on the Membership Committee or the Minister to ask questions about our faith or our church, or ask for a “Church Mentor” 

When you decide to become a member, your decision will be celebrated in a special Ceremony of Welcome for New Members held twice a year. You will be eligible to vote, to chair Committees and task forces, to participate fully in the life of the church and to benefit from its many ministries.

Member Canadian Unitarian Council
The First Unitarian Church of Hamilton
170 Dundurn Street South
Hamilton ON  L8P 4K3
Phone: 905-527-8441  Fax: 905-527-6420

General Email: info@firstunitarianhamilton.org