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 

Worship services take place in the Sanctuary at 11AM and are followed by refreshments and fellowship.

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November 18th, 11:00AM, Annual Hunger Communion & Community Fast. Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons Preaching, "What Are You Hungry For?".  Lots of activities throughout the day followed by a 3:45 worship service led by our sister congregation, Original Blessing, and a community break-fast at sundown.  All are welcome! See more about the afternoon's activities here.

Fall 2018 Worship Calendar

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Sermon: Technology & Religion: God As Consumer

2018 November 11
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
The Gazelle Project. This is what Amazon called a new initiative to work out contracts with small publishers. The Gazelle Project. This name was coined after Jeff Bezos instructed his team to approach these small publishers “the way a cheetah would pursue a sickly gazelle.”   Amazon’s approach to large publishers was not much |...|

Sermon: “Sanctuary” by Rev. Audette Fulbright

2018 November 4
by First U Bklyn

Sermon: Love in the Time of Hate by Kevin Powell

2018 October 30
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by DoMC

Stock Options In Dignity

2018 October 21
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by First U Bklyn

Sermon: Technology & Religion: God As Virtuality

2018 October 14
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
“Open your eyes. You are a fisherman in the Pacific, a weaver in the Philippines, and a journalist on the front lines. You act with kindness; you fight with courage. You swim the depths of the oceans; you float the heights of the skies. You walk on top of the world and you are |...|

Sermon: Satyagraha

2018 October 7
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
When Christine Blasey Ford stood before the senate judiciary committee and swore to tell “the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth” you could have heard a pin drop across this entire nation. People huddled together around laptops in offices and around TV screens in the suburbs. People stopped on the sidewalks |...|

Sermon: The Family Photo: Exposed by Meagan Henry

2018 September 30
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by First U Bklyn
What image comes to your mind when you hear the phrase, “family photo?” Imagine your family photo. Who is in the photo? How many people are there? Are animals included in your family photo? Is everyone wearing matching outfits? Where is the photo taken and what is the backdrop?   I recently read about |...|

Sermon: The Portable Gift Economy

2018 September 23
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Over the summer my family and I spent a week on a little island off the coast of Maine called Cranberry Island – the same one I talked about a couple years ago, for those of you who were here. We went back to this same island because we had loved it the first time |...|

Sermon: Lessons In Apology

2018 September 16
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Back in May, a man named Quai James made a video of a little four-year-old Hasidic boy in his neighborhood with Quai’s own voice making fun of the boy because of the boy’s haircut. The boy’s hair is shaved in some places, long in others, and he has peyot – the curly locks – |...|

Sermon: The Ripple Effect

2018 September 9
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Fifty years ago there was a war going on. It was called the Vietnam War and many people believed that the war was wrong and that the United States should get out of it. People led dramatic protests that made the government look really bad. The government didn’t like this and so they would sometimes |...|