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

Please stay for coffee, tea and fellowship following the service.  All are Welcome. 

 December 21st: Our children and youth will present, "Festivals of Light"

 Join us on Christmas Eve4:00PM: Family Service.  5:00PM: Candlelight Music Service

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Homily – “Worth Fighting For” By, James Rohrbach

2014 December 14
by DoMC
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 |...|

Sermon: A Great Miracle Happened There

2014 December 14
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
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.”   |...|

Sermon: Non-judgment Day Is Coming

2014 December 7
by First U Bklyn
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 |...|

Christmas Eve Worship at First Unitarian

2014 December 2
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by DoMC
The First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn Announces its Annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Family Service is Planned for 4:00PM

First Unitarian Choir

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 |...|

Celebrate the Holidays at First Unitarian!

2014 November 30
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by DoMC
December 14th: 11:00AM, Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons will preach. December 21st: 11:00AM: Our children will present their annual Winter Festival with a special jolly old guest.  December 24th:  4:00PM: Family Christmas Eve Service of lessons and carols, 5:00PM: Candlelight Music Service December 28th: 4:00PM: Mid-holiday vespers service led by music director, Adam Podd, followed by cookies |...|

Sermon: Bound In Action by, TJ FitzGerald

2014 November 30
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by First U Bklyn

Sermon: The Parable Of The Yeast

2014 November 23
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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
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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 |...|