The Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (CUUPS) is an organization dedicated to networking Pagan-identified Unitarian Universalists (UUs), educating people about Paganism, promoting interfaith dialogue, developing Pagan liturgies and theologies, and supporting Pagan-identified UU religious professionals.
The CUUPS About Us pages contain information on our organization, people, history and activities.
|Who is CUUPS?||Our Vision Statement is intented to direct the goals of our organization and our purpose. This is the foundation of CUUPS. Read about the evolution of our organization in CUUPS History. We have gone through several changes over the years and this has led to our recent incorporation.|
|Membership & Chapters||Any person may join CUUPS at anytime. To find out more visit our Membership section of this site. CUUPS Chapters are connected to existing UU congregations. Chapter activities may include discussion groups, ritual groups, teaching circles, and worship services for UU congregations. Chapters are autonomous in deciding their own levels and types of activity. There are currently several dozen officially recognized chapters. Contact CUUPS for a current chapter listing or information on how to start a chapter. CUUPS has created for members, chapters and their relationship with congregations and the communities they reside in. To learn about there go to the section on CUUPS Resolutions.|
|Organizational Structure||CUUPS Organizational Structure is run in alignment with the denomination's honoring of the democratic process. We have a well rounded elected Board of Trustees and Committees. The Membership votes inform the Board of Trustees the direction the Membership would like to see the organization head. Given the democratic nature of our organization, you can find our Financial statements here. We believe we do our best when we work in concert with and are held accountable to an informed and active membership. This section helps to provide some of the tools to make that happen.|
|Paganism & Unitarian Universalist Association||Learn about Unitarian Universalism in our About the Unitarian Universalist Association section, where you'll explore the Purposes and Principles, the foundations of the Unitarian Universalism, and the bedrock of the principles that CUUPS was based on.|
|Continental Activities & Resources||CUUPS, Inc. participates in the UUA General Assembly every year with a table of information, workshops and rituals for the UU community. This is a source of networking within the denomination. Our Chapters nationwide have a variety of events and activities in their home congregations that are open to all. CUUPS also provides a number of educational sources and is connected to organizations in the nature-centered community globally in our Resources section. You will find lists of books, music, video and internet materials in our Education section of this website. In this section, you will also find important Resolutions CUUPS has created for the wellness of their chapters and their relationship with congregations and the communities they reside in.|