The Unitarian Church of Sharon, Massachusetts, is a progressive faith community striving to reach out to the world, in all of its beauty, with open minds and open hearts. There are no requirements to come here, only a respect for different ways of living. The congregation supports and defends the dignity of all and promotes living in harmony with nature. This is a “Welcoming Congregation,” which means the membership celebrates diversity, including gay, lesbian, transgendered and bisexual people.
Sunday morning worship services include a 10 a.m. service for families (children and adults) and a 10:30 a.m. service for adults (while children attend religious education classes). The service and the religious education classes both end at 11:30 a.m. and are followed by a time of refreshment and fellowship. During the summer (typically beginning mid-June and going through mid-September), there are no religious education classes and all are invited to services held at 10:15 a.m. each Sunday (childcare is provided).
The Unitarian Universalist Association selected the Unitarian Church of Sharon as a “Breakthrough Congregation,” celebrating its significant achievements in the past few years. An article was published in an issue of the Unitarian Universalist World Magazine describing the “breakthrough” work of the congregation.