Are you planning a visit? Information for Newcomers here.
We worship every Sunday at 11:00AM in our historic Gothic Revival Sanctuary
on Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights
February 1st: Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons will preach, "Seeing Your Shadow"
Please stay for coffee, tea and fellowship following the service. All are Welcome.
Whoever you are, whomever you love, wherever you are on your life's journey,
you are welcome here!
Doorman Ana Levy-Lyons January 25, 2014 First Unitarian, Brooklyn A few weeks ago my family and I moved into a doorman apartment for the first time. I’ve become fascinated by the idea of the doorman – someone, a guy, who stands there and opens the door over and over again for people who are |...|
Marielle Murphy - Soprano
Songs of Love (for Better or Worse) Love has been a favorite topic of composers and lyricists since the dawn of music. From opera and art song, to Broadway and the American songbook, composers have explored heartache, happily-ever-after, and everything in between. Join us for an evening of |...|
Events spurred by the killing of Michael Brown have galvanized the nation and led to massive protests. Join us in the Sanctuary as we examine what happened, why it happened, why masses of people are acting now, and what can we expect in the future. SPEAKERS will include: Reverend Clinton Miller, (Pastor of Brown Memorial Baptist Church), Candis Tolliver, Assistant |...|
When the first Malaysia Airlines plane, flight 370, disappeared last March, it created a feeding frenzy for bloggers, tweeters, and conspiracy theorists. No one could understand why the pilot hadn’t radioed for help — why there was no communication at all before the plane disappeared off the map. Then there was the parade of |...|
The second Community Sabbath Sunday for this program year will take place on January 11th. This month’s event is planned as an opportunity to exhale after the busyness of the holiday season. The day will be begin at 10:15AM with a group meditation in the Library or quiet contemplation in the Sanctuary. Following worship and |...|
Prodigal Son, Prudent Son — Ana Levy-Lyons If life is going to be anything but excruciatingly boring for someone with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, he or she is going to need regular doses of high-intensity experiences. It takes more stimulation for their dopamine to kick in with that yummy pleasure and excitement feeling than it |...|
First Unitarian Congregational Society 12/14/14 Homily James Rohrbach Worth Fighting For Good morning. My name is James Rohrbach, and I am a new member of First U and one of our lay leaders this year. When Rev. Ana first suggested that my homily, scheduled for this week, take as it’s starting point the |...|
A kid comes up to her dad and says, “If you don’t believe in God, why do you go to synagogue all the time?” He says, “Oh, people go for all kinds of different reasons. Take my friend Garfinkle. He’s Orthodox. He goes to talk to God. Me, I go to talk to Garfinkle.” |...|
Non-Judgment Day is Coming Ana Levy-Lyons December 7, 2014 First Unitarian, Brooklyn You might have seen the bumper sticker or the t-shirt or the button that says, “Non-judgment day is coming.” It’s the kind of smug quip that would elicit an LOL if it were a text message, even though probably no one is |...|
The First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn Announces its Annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Family Service is Planned for 4:00PM
This year’s 5 o’clock Candlelight Christmas Eve program at First Unitarian will feature several new arrangements of traditional spirituals and carols, by First U’s new Music Director, Adam |...|