We welcome and affirm people of all abilities. We have taken the following steps to ensure that no one is excluded from full participation in the life of our church.


Our sanctuary, parlor, and religious education classrooms are fully accessible to those using wheelchairs or having limited mobility.


We have listening devices available for those with hearing impairments or difficulties. Please contact an usher on Sunday mornings for more information.

Chemical Sensitivity

We use odorless candles and we ask people not to wear perfumes or other scents.

Special Needs Children

If you would like your child to participate in the religious exploration program and feel that they may require special accommodation due to learning disabilities or behavioral issues, please contact the Director of Religious Exploration at dre@uuithaca.org in advance so the best possible arrangements can be made.

Pastoral Care

We provide pastoral care to all members regardless of ability. To build the beloved community, the volunteers on the care team receive special training to assist those who may feel unwelcome, patronized or marginalized because of their disability. They may not be able to fully remedy every situation, but they can provide a compassionate ear and a willingness to enlist the help of others. If you have a hidden disability that you think it’s important for someone to know, please contact pastoralcare@uuithaca.org to share your information in confidence.

Service Animals

We welcome service animals to our Sunday service and church events. No other animals are allowed on the premises. If you have any questions not answered or concerns not addressed, please contact the church office to seek further information.