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.

 

  

 

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

May 1st: 11:00AM - Flower Communion.  Bring a bloom to share. Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons will preach, "Wake up One Morning". 

Worship is followed by coffee, tea and fellowship.

 

Spring 2016 Worship Calendar

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Woke Up One Morning

2016 May 1
by First U Bklyn

Constraint-based Living

2016 April 17
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by First U Bklyn
By Ana Levy-LyonsDuring a concert that has gone down in history, the great violinist Itzhak Perlman broke a string. Instead of stopping to replace it, he kept playing, finding the melodies on the three remaining strings. When the piece was finished, the astounded audience gave him a standing ovation and clamored for him to |...|

Redrawing Our Lines

2016 April 17
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by First U Bklyn
By John Lenker When I was only 5 years old, tragedy struck—at least from the perspective of my Aunt Barb, who, at age 10, was more like an older sister. You see, Barb had been working meticulously on a coloring book for days. And she was careful to make sure that each picture was |...|

Sermon: Creation Series Day 6, Part 2 – Land Animals and Humans

2016 April 10
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
  If you’re like me, which, being humans, you are, you’re probably especially interested in the sixth day of the Genesis creation story. On this day, God makes an earthling. The Hebrew word for it is adam, which comes from the word adamah, which means, “earth.” God makes an earth creature. And the way it’s |...|

Sermon: The Living Daylight

2016 March 27
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
The Living Daylight Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons March 27, 2016 Every month about 43,000 men go out and buy a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. They buy it despite the fact that it’s expensive, gets poor gas mileage, can’t seat many people, and despite the fact that the Car Talk guys, when they were on the |...|

Sermon: Walking Into The Storm

2016 March 20
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
If each of us gets fifteen minutes of fame, Jesus got his on Palm Sunday. You could say that he’s had two thousand years of fame; that, contrary to what John Lennon said, he’s bigger than the Beatles. But really, as far as his own experience, it’s the day he rides a donkey into |...|

Kevin Jagoe to join First Unitarian as Ministerial Intern

2016 March 18
by DoMC
From the Ministerial Intern: I’m writing you on a chilly morning in Minneapolis, but I am imagining us together at FUUB this September as a new and energized church year begins. My name is Kevin Jagoe and I am excited to be your Ministerial Intern this fall. I am in my first year of three |...|

Sermon: Creation Series, Day 6, Pt. 1: Land Animals & Humans

2016 March 15
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Creation Series Day 6 – Land Animals Ana Levy-Lyons March 13, 2016 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   Creation stories, religious and scientific, invite us into a headspace of humility. They call us to zoom our camera out and see ourselves in the context of literally everything. To see time and space as realities that didn’t have |...|

Palm Sunday, March 20th, The First Unitarian Choir and Soloists Directed by Adam Podd present Missa Mundi Mixta

2016 March 9
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by DoMC
Missa Mundi Mixta, which translates to Mass of Eclectic World Music, will include the four traditional movements of the Christian mass (Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei) from four different composers and musical traditions. It is to be presented in the Sanctuary of First Unitarian during the congregation’s regular worship service at 11:o0AM.   The |...|

Sunday, March 20th, 1-3:30PM – First Unitarian Sustainability Fair

2016 February 29
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by DoMC
Learning about and living a more sustainable life will be the theme of the first Sustainability Fair sponsored by First Unitarian Congregational Society on Sunday, March 20th from 1:00 until 3:30 PM in the McKinney Chapel on Pierrepont Street between Clinton Street and Monroe Place. The event is sponsored by the Congregation’s Sustainability Group and |...|