There is a gratitude which depends upon circumstances, for example good luck, or relief from worry. But there is also gratitude which derives from knowledge, an awareness of how many ways we depend upon one another and also upon nature. The first gratitude is vulnerable and transient. The second is fixed and secure against the vagaries and vicissitudes of life.
MVUUF is a liberal religious congregation guided by democratic principles whose mission is to engage members in a shared quest for spiritual and intellectual growth leading to lives of service, compassion and justice.