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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, October 20th, Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons preaching

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Worship is followed with Coffee, Tea, and Fellowship.                    

Fall 2018 Worship Calendar

Religious Education classes for children and youth begin on September 15th

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

2019 October 6
by First U Bklyn

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

2019 October 1
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 |...|

Sermon: Spiritual Meanderings: Our Jobs; Our Work, by Christopher Johnson

2019 September 9
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by DoMC
Spiritual meanderings: Our Jobs; Our Work. By, Christopher Johnson First Unitarian Congregational Society September 1, 2019 Introduction Good morning. Today we are speaking about being a channel of Gods light, especially through our jobs. In writing this, I thought back on my various careers so as to give me some perspective. I realized that within |...|

Sermon: The Bank of The River by Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons

2019 September 8
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
The Bank of the River Ana Levy-Lyons September 8, 2019 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   Water is trending. We’re talking about it all the time these days. Too much of it; too little of it. Water in the wrong place at the right time and water in the right place at the wrong time. The |...|

Sermon – The Moment of the Rose by, Ethan Loewi, Intern Minister

2019 August 25
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by DoMC
The Moment of the Rose Ethan Loewi August 25, 2019  Good morning! Lovely to be here with you. For those who don’t know me, which at this point is all of you, I’d like to take a moment to introduce myself. My name’s Ethan Loewi—I’m a second year seminarian at Yale Divinity School, and it |...|

Announcing First Unitarian’s New Intern Minister, Ethan Loewi

2019 August 21
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by DoMC
First Unitarian is thrilled to announce that Ethan Loewi will be joining our staff as Intern Minister beginning August, 2019.  Ethan is an M.div. student at Yale Divinity School.  He has an undergraduate degree in English from Harvard and an MFA in creative writing from New York University. He will be with us part time |...|

Sermon: Lessons for UUs from India’s Anti-Caste Activists, from Buddha to Ambedkar, By Amit Mehta

2019 July 28
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by DoMC
Lessons for UUs from India’s Anti-Caste Activists, from Buddha to Ambedkar Summer Sermon, First Unitarian Congregation Society of Brooklyn Amit Mehta July 21, 2019 When my wife Marci suggested I speak on caste, I told her I didn’t know my caste or think it impacted my life.  She answered that she knew my caste, from |...|

Sermon: In Tragedy Lies Opportunity by Bridgette Raes

2019 July 10
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by DoMC
In Tragedy Lies Opportunity First Unitarian Congregational Society, Brooklyn, NY Bridgette Raes July 7, 2019 It was October 27th 1997.  The social worker assigned to my dad’s hospice care was coming by to check in with my family and help us understand the status of my dad’s health. The daily routine for weeks leading up |...|