Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans
Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans
Abbreviation CUUPS
Formation 1985
Type religious organization
Purpose/focus To serve Unitarian Universalist who define themselves as Pagans or Neopagans.
Location United States
Website http://www.cuups.org/
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The Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (CUUPS) is an association of Unitarian Universalists who define themselves as Pagans or Neopagans.

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History

CUUPS was formed at the 1985 UUA General Assembly and incorporated as a not for profit organization in 1997. It was an Independent Affiliate of the Unitarian Universalist Association until 2007[1] and is now a Related Organization.[2]

Purpose

CUUPS works to enrich and strengthen the religious pluralism of Unitarian Universalism; promote the study and practice of contemporary Pagan, Earth-, and nature-centered spirituality; enable networking among pagan-identified Unitarian Universalists; develop educational/liturgical materials on Pagan spirituality for Unitarian Universalist congregations; encourage theological inquiry into the contemporary Pagan resurgence; promote inter-religious dialog; and work for the healing of the Earth. Members and friends receive the online CUUPS Bulletin, which reports continental and local chapter activities and explores contemporary Paganism.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Adler, Margot (2006). Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America Today. Penguin. pp. 525. ISBN 0-14-019536-X. 
  2. ^ "UUA: Related Organizations, Theology/Academic Groups". Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations. 13 May 2010. http://www.uua.org/aboutus/organizations/search.php?category=11669. Retrieved 3 Jan 2011. 
  3. ^ Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans, Inc., official web site

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