Our History

Here you will find some articles about the history of our church.

Historic hindsight could label the years 1812-1813 as the hinge of American history.

Planet-wide the coming of the industrial revolution meant that political economy was no longer a zero-sum situation – all could gain by the knowledge of science and technology and the social permission of free institutions: both religious and secular.

Lightning Strikes, May Festivals, Same-Sex Weddings, Dances, Fires and Rock Concerts are among the many events experienced by the Unitarian Universalist Church building on Main Street during its long life. The main activities in the building, of course, have been the worship services and church meetings of the 199 year old Unitarian Universalist Church, still formally known as the First Universalist Society in Wakefield.