The First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn is a joyful, caring, religious community that inspires and empowers people to Grow spiritually, Care for one another, and Work for justice and stewardship of the earth."

Sunday, August 9th, 11:00AM: Abby Grosslein will lead, "The Meaning of a Spoon" 

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See the summer worship schedule here

 

Join us on Wednesday evenings at 6:30PM for Evening Prayers - a contemplative service of readings, meditation, and candle lighting. 

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To ensure our members and visitors are safe, we have cancelled all programming in our building until further notice.  Worship services will be presented on-line only via Zoom and on Facebook. For a link contact Garnett Losak (garnett@fuub.org)  

Join us for any or all of our opportunities to Connect.  

See our Schedule for the week beginning August 3rd here

See our Schedule for week beginning August 10th here.

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Watch our February 9th Multi-Generational Service here.

 

            

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The Transcendentalist Activists of 1854 By Allan J. Kone

2020 July 19
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by DoMC
The Transcendentalist Activists of 1854 First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn Allen J. Kone July 19, 2020 A little over three years ago, a UU minister[1] (whom I have never met) published a sermon that concerned me greatly. In it, he stated: In 1850, when news of the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act reached many |...|

Homily: “God’s Gonna Trouble the Water” by, Andrea Shasgus Parkinson

2020 July 7
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God’s Gonna Trouble the Water Andrea Shasgus Parkinson July 5, 2020 I spent my first week as a middle school dance teacher talking myself out of quitting. According to the students, I was the third to come and go within the span of five months. Class after class, my eighth-grade students, who are mostly black |...|

Raising our Voices & Waving Our Sanitized Palms on Palm Sunday By Rev. Michael J. Crumpler

2020 April 6
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by DoMC
Raising Our Voices and Waving Our Sanitized Palms on Palm Sunday Rev. Michael J. Crumpler, Sabbatical Minister First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn April 5, 2010  Tuesday, March 31st was International Transgender Day of Visibility when we celebrate transgender people around the globe and the courage it takes to live openly and authentically, while also |...|

Sermon: Self & Selflessness: Thoughts on Connection While Quarantined by Ethan Loewi

2020 March 23
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by DoMC
This audio file includes much of the service including the prayer and anthem. It begins at 11:45.   Self and Selflessness: Thoughts on Connection While Quarantined March 22, 2020   Friends, it is a joy to be with you, and our whole First Unitarian Community, on this very normal Sunday. In this very normal |...|

Sermon: Amplify What We Love by Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons

2020 March 8
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by DoMC
 

Sermon: Heretic Pride: Servetus, Calvin, and the Fire of Faith by, Ethan Loewi

2020 February 17
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by DoMC
Heretic Pride: Servetus, Calvin, and the Fire of Faith First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn Ethan Loewi February 16, 2020 Like a lot of Unitarian Universalists, I take my heresy quite seriously. It’s not just a hobby, it’s a passion. For one thing, heretics are in excellent company: Joan of Arc, Socrates, and Galileo were |...|

Biblical Migrations: Jonah and the Big Fish Parts 1, 2, 3

2020 February 9
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by First U Bklyn

Loving Thy Neighbor & In The Service Of Love: A Sermon in Two Parts by, Lauren Webb & Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons

2020 February 2
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by First U Bklyn

Sermon: New Year, Same You by, Ethan Loewi

2020 January 26
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by First U Bklyn
New Year, Same You First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn Ethan Loewi, Intern Minister January 26, 2020  Friends, today is January 26th—which means, according to the national average, that 80% of us have already failed our new year’s resolutions. If I had a DJ setup here on the pulpit, I would play a sad trombone |...|

Sermon: Value the Invaluable

2020 January 19
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Value the Invaluable Ana Levy-Lyons January 19, 2019 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   Last week we dramatized an archetypal story of slavery and liberation – the biblical story of the Israelites in Egypt. We don’t know for sure whether this particular story happened in history, but it has echoed down through the generations because these kinds |...|