UUCL is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Association international denomination headquartered in Boston, MA. UUs practice Congregational polity meaning the leaders are elected by the church members who are empowered and guided by a Mission, a Covenant and By-Laws, written and voted on by the congregation. A UUA accredited Minister is the spiritual mentor with a supporting staff to administer the facilities, finances and organized Shared Ministry of the congregation. The Minister is in covenant with the congregation and the UUA.