Unitarian Earth Spirit Network

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Unitarian Earth Spirit Network
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The official logo of the UESN, based upon the flaming chalice motif and featuring a tree.
Abbreviation UESN
Formation 1990
Type religious organization
Purpose To serve the Nature / Earth / Creation centred religious voice within British Unitarianism.
Location United Kingdom
Key people
Rev Peter Roberts
Affiliations General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches
Website www.ukunitarians.org.uk/earthspirit/
Former name
Unitarian Pagan Network,
Unitarian New Age Network

The Unitarian Earth Spirit Network (UESN) is an association of Unitarian Universalists based in the U.K. that seeks to represent a Nature / Earth / Creation centred religious voice" within the movement. was , assisted by Jo Rogers as Sec/Treasurer. but that another mode of thought that was not formally represented, The UESN provides a forum and creative expression for this and has become a recognised, credible part of the British Unitarian movement.

History[edit]

Founded in 1990 by Rev Peter Roberts, the UESN started life as a part of the British Unitarian known as the Unitarian Pagan Network. This name was eventually changed because some members were unhappy with the term 'Pagan' was perceived to have negative associations. For a while, it became the Unitarian New Age Network, until the group eventually settle upon "Unitarian Earth Spirit Network."

Affiliations[edit]

In addition to its links to the main British Unitarian community, the organization maintains ties to the U.S.-based Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans, which serves a similar role of representing contemporary Pagan spirituality in the American Unitarian community.[1]

UESN publishes a quarterly newsletter called the File, which members receive with an annual subscription.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ UESN Background, UESN official web site
  2. ^ [1] Unitarian Views on Earth and Nature - and Introduction

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