By Jack Zavada Unitarian Universalism, one of the most liberal religions today, welcomes atheists, agnostics, Christians, Buddhists, and believers of other faiths.The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) has more than 221,000 members in the United States and abroad.The Universalists organized in the United States in 1793, with the Unitarians following in 1825.The consolidation of the Universalist Church of America with the American Unitarian Association created the UUA in 1961.
Administration duties are carried out by an elected president, three vice presidents, and five department directors.
In North America, the UUA is organized into 19 districts, served by a District Executive.
Michael Servetus, Joseph Priestley, John Murray, Hosea Ballou.
The UUA includes more than 1,040 congregations worldwide, served by more than 1,700 ministers.
Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the Unitarian Universalist Association calls itself the fastest growing liberal religion in North America.Unitarian Universalism can also be found in Canada, Romania, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, the Philippines, India, and several countries in Africa.