There have been research and reports out in the last decade about the financial and numerical viability of mainline congregations in the United States. I participated in a national study last year and the mixed results are just in. Within the UUA many questions are being asked, and there is some real anxiety and concern. And yet, I am still optimistic about First Unitarian Church and Unitarian Universalism. As we being our monthly worship theme on "faith," come find out why I have faith in us.