(Video) Many people find Unitarian Universalism after feeling disappointed or hurt by other religions. Our members may like to define themselves as "spiritual, but not religious." And yet we are a religion, one with centuries of history and tradition that inform who we are today. What does it mean to be "religious" as a Unitarian Universalist? And why does it matter?
Our guest speaker, the Rev. Libby Smith grew up in the Unitarian Society of York, PA (now the UU Congregation of York) where her mother is still an active member. After five years of working in religious education and tending bar on the side, she earned a Master of Divinity degree in 1992 and was ordained the same year. Since than she has served congregations in Rockport, MA, Warrington, PA and Langhorne, PA. She also spent five years as chaplain at UU House, a retirement and nursing home in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.