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 social justice and stewardship of the earth 

We meet every Sunday at 11AM. Worship services are followed by coffee, tea, and fellowship.  All are Welcome!

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Sunday, November 24th, Hunger Communion and Community Fast, Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons preaching

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Sermon: Modern Confessions: Augustine and the Stained Glass Self by Ethan Loewi

2019 November 17
by First U Bklyn
  Modern Confessions: Augustine and the Stained Glass Self   A short way above our heads, nineteen figures watch over us, immortalized in glass. I like to imagine that the window people are secretly alive, like in Toy Story or Harry Potter, and when the sanctuary’s empty they all hang out. Maybe Martin Luther and |...|

Sermon: Biblical Migrations – Noah And The Ark by Ana Levy-Lyons

2019 November 10
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Biblical Migrations: Noah             Ana Levy-Lyons November 10, 2019 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   Approximation of Scripture Reading (Genesis 3-6) It’s a few years into the humanity experiment and God is looking around, bummed out. “This is not at all what I had in mind when I made the adam – the human. First I give |...|

Sermon: Breath of our Ancestors, by Meagan Henry

2019 November 5
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by DoMC

Sermon: Radical Self-Acceptance by Ana Levy-Lyons

2019 November 3
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Radical Self-Acceptance Ana Levy-Lyons November 3, 2019 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   A few years ago, a friend of mine who directs a large non-profit organization, posted a picture on Facebook of herself and her husband, decked out in their finest, at the White House Christmas Party. I was a little taken aback. This is a |...|

Sermon: Wrestling with Faith by Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons

2019 October 20
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Wrestling with Faith Like so many well-meaning progressives, Paul started out his faith journey assuming that justice and compassion will speak for themselves. He assumed, as many of us would have, that it’s self-evident that poor people having homes is more important than wealthy people having parking. And that simply explaining this in a calm |...|

Sermon: Biblical Migrations: Exile from Eden

2019 October 13
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Biblical Migrations: Exile from Eden Ana Levy-Lyons October 13, 2019 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   Part 1 Adam and Eve are alone in a vast and beautiful garden. It is lush with every kind of fragrant fruit tree and edible plant, all that they need and more. It’s a paradise. Maybe there’s a pizza tree and |...|

Sermon: A Culture Of Forgiveness by Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons

2019 October 6
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
A Culture of Forgiveness Ana Levy-Lyons October 6, 2019 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   Today is right smack in the middle of the Jewish High Holidays – between Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the creation of the world, and Yom Kippur, the celebration of our capacity to mend and heal and turn and return to |...|

Sermon: What We Talk About When We Talk About Faith by, Ethan Loewi

2019 October 1
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by DoMC
What We Talk About When We Talk About Faith Ethan Loewi First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn 9/29/2019 I’ve come here to make an outrageous proposal. To share an idea about faith that is flatly absurd, laughable, and some would say borderline demented. If I were to tell you this idea right now, at the |...|

Sermon: Why I Don’t Talk About Trump

2019 September 22
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
  Why I Don’t Talk About Trump Ana Levy-Lyons September 22, 2019 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   My kids have been wanting a small cabinet to keep their art supplies in. Actually, to be precise, I’ve been wanting them to have one so that their markers and crayons would no longer be all over the |...|

Sermon: Living a Religious Life, by Rev. Ana Levy Lyons

2019 September 15
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Living a Religious Life Ana Levy-Lyons First Unitarian, Brooklyn September 15, 2019     People do not like being told what to do. Take it from me – I’m the mother of two nine-year-olds and I can testify to this basic truth. I’m also the minister of a Unitarian Universalist congregation and I can |...|