The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rock Valley is a diverse group of spiritual seekers, offering an open and tolerant faith community in which people can share ideas regarding their personal religious quests. We are located in Rockton, Illinois, a small town near the Illinois-Wisconsin border.
As Unitarian Universalists we are brave, curious, and compassionate thinkers and doers. We are diverse in faith, ethnicity, history and spirituality, but aligned in our desire to make a difference for good in our communities and our world. We have a track record of siding with love, justice and peace, and believe that religion is ultimately about how we live our lives.
As Unitarian Universalists we have radical roots and a history as self-motivated spiritual people: we think for ourselves and recognize that personal life experiences influence our viewpoints. We are people of many beliefs and backgrounds: people with a religious background, people with no previous experience with religion; people who identify as
Families may come to us with a multifaith identity.
We are Unitarian Universalists who believe that we need not think alike to love alike.
Unitarian Universalists have been on the forefront of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer inclusion for more than 40 years. We are people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Our congregation completed all the requirements to be recognized by the Unitarian Universalist Association as a Welcoming Congregation on June 6, 2018. When receiving the notification from Rev. Michael Crumpler from the UUA, he said “I am always struck when a small congregation such as UUCRV takes on this important work.”