Missions and Ends

Mission of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin


At First UU Church of Austin, we gather in community to nourish souls, transform lives, and do justice.


Ends Statements

 First UU Church of Austin is an intentionally hospitable community where:

  • All people are treated with respect and dignity
  • All people of goodwill are welcomed
  • People are supported in times of joy and need
  • People find connection with one another in fellowship
  • We are fully engaged and generous with time, treasure and talent
  • We invite people of goodwill to find a spiritual home with us
  • We engage as UUs in public life


First UU Church of Austin nourishes souls and transforms lives by:

  • Engaging and supporting one another in spiritual practice and growth
  • Providing worship, programs and activities that awaken meaning and transcendence
  • Providing a caring, supportive and safe place to rekindle the spirit


First UU Church of Austin witnesses to justice in our personal lives and beyond, by:

  • Practicing liberal religious values in the public arena
  • Empowering all people to access the richness of life
  • Providing leadership to the greater UUA community to expand the reach of our movement
  • Partnering with the interfaith community to live our shared values