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We worship every Sunday at 11:00AM in our historic Gothic Revival Sanctuary on Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights

November 23rd: Hunger Communion, Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons will preach "The Parable of The Yeast"

November 30th: TJ Fitzgerald will preach, "Bound in Action"

Reuse, Reduce, Recycle! Unifair is coming Saturday, December 6th! 

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!

For events, meetings and celebrations: Google Calendar or Facebook page.


Sermon: The Parable Of The Yeast

2014 November 23
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
I have two children and they are both 4 years old. They’re twins named Micah and Miriam. They love each other a lot and they also fight a lot. They want everything to be exactly fair. If you give one of them something, you have to give the other one exactly the same thing |...|

Sermon: Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor

2014 November 16
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
When Dr. Craig Spencer took his temperature a few weeks ago and saw that it was 100.3, he went to the nearest hospital and was diagnosed with Ebola. You probably know the story: he had recently come back from treating Ebola patients in Guinea and he had been enjoying his time home in New York, |...|

Sermon: Citizens Of Heaven

2014 November 9
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Citizens of Heaven Ana Levy-Lyons November 9, 2014 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   A rabbi I know tells a story of when he was just starting out in the rabbinate, he visited a maximum-security prison to offer pastoral care to the inmates and teach a class about Judaism. The group he was working with was |...|

Saturday,December 6th, 10AM-4PM – 35th Annual UniFair

2014 November 7
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by DoMC
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle this holiday season!  First Unitarian members and friends are busy preparing for their 35th UniFair, a huge tag and rummage sale that has raised over $350,000 since its beginnings.  This year the congregation is focusing on the event as an opportunity for members of the community to ecologically dispose of unwanted |...|

Sermon: Halloween Unmasked

2014 October 26
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
If an alien came down to earth at Halloween time, it would probably be really confused. Halloween is such a strange holiday. Not typical of earthling holidays. Most holidays are fun happenings about happy things, like a new year or giving thanks or the birth of someone really awesome. Halloween is also a fun |...|

Sermon: Moderation in Moderation

2014 October 19
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Back in the old days, people used to pay for the privilege of sitting in particular pews here. The better pews, front and center, went for more money and the less desirable ones, maybe in the back under the balcony, were the cheap seats. Of course to some of us the back corners are |...|

Sermon: Invitation to the Banquet

2014 October 12
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
  I’ve heard that some of us in this room, if we’re invited to something that we don’t want to go to, have been known to get out of it by making an excuse. I personally have never done that but I’ve heard of it being done. Kids are a great, all-purpose excuse. If you |...|

Forward First UU hosts Focus Groups on Congregational Purpose Statement

2014 October 8
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by DoMC
First Unitarian is embarking on a strategic planning initiative this year to envision together the future of our congregation. This process is led by the Forward First UU team which includes Sean Fischer, Meagan Henry, Ana Levy-Lyons, Koren Manning, Rachel Michael, Lee Pardee, Kurt Steele, Coco Wilde, and Nancy Witherell, in collaboration with consultant John |...|

23 Months And Counting: Aboard Lifeboat Earth

2014 October 5
by First U Bklyn

Community Sabbath Sunday Coming to First Unitarian on October 12th

2014 October 2
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by DoMC
“An experiment in how a liberal religious community can be transformed by celebrating a joyful Sabbath together.” – Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons Last year Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons inspired many of us with her sermon and workshop on the commandment to “keep the Sabbath holy”.  This year we are planning four Community Sabbath Sundays and inviting everyone |...|