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We worship every Sunday at 11:00AM in our 1844 Neo-Gothic Sanctuary.
April 18th, 5:00PM: Good Friday Communion Service, Rev. Jude Geiger Preaching
April 20th: Easter Sunday - Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons will preach, "The Art of Battling Giants"
Join us for coffee, tea and fellowship following the service.
We offer Religious Education classes for children and youth
Whoever you are, whomever you love, wherever you are on your life's journey, you are welcome here!
Celebrating Flower Communion is also an opportunity for Unitarian Universalist congregations to recommit to our Sixth Principle: We covenant to affirm and promote the goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all. The Flower communion service was created in 1923 by Unitarian minister Norbert Capek, who founded the Unitarian Church in Czechoslovakia. |...|
By, Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons As Jesus was preparing to enter Jerusalem a week before his dramatic death and whatever happened next, he apparently gave some thought to how he might stage his entrance. He and his disciples were gathered in a neighboring village. The disciples were waiting for a signal from him. “Go into |...|
Wadjda (2013) is the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and directed by a Saudi Arabian woman, Haifaa Al-Mansour. It is the first film to be submitted to the Oscars from Saudi Arabia. The film is delightful and subtly subversive. Wadjda is a rebellious ten-year-old, free-spirited girl who wants to buy a bicycle so she can ride |...|
Ah, the old “thou shalt not kill.” So pleasantly non-controversial. So easy to agree with. So easy to follow. So accessible. So unambiguous. So comfortably devoid of any ancient, foreign religious weirdness. Right? Especially if you translate the Hebrew verb ratzach, as many do, as “murder” rather than “kill.” Then we’re only talking |...|
For many years it has been the tradition of First Untarian to offer a music service on Palm Sunday. This year, The First Unitarian Choir will offer Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cantata 79, Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn’ und Schild (God, the Lord, is our Sun and Shield). One of Bach’s most stirring and majestic works, |...|
Calling all Artists & Artisans! We are looking for talented participants to showcase their handiwork including (and not limited to) photographs, artistic knitting and crocheting, water colors, ceramics, one-of-a-kind jewelry and paintings. You can choose to simply showcase your submissions or price them to sell to our audience with a small portion of the proceeds |...|
The Self-Help Commandment: Do Not Covet Ana Levy-Lyons March 23, 2014 First Unitarian, Brooklyn It turns out that evangelical Pastor Mark Driscoll of the 13,000-member Mars Hill Church stole my idea and he is also doing a sermon series on the 10 Commandments. His are a little different from mine, though. We haven’t been |...|
Join us for an evening of delicious food and drink, fellowship and the chance to bid on one-of-a-kind items and experiences all in the name of supporting a good cause! The spring auction is one of First U’s biggest fundraisers and is also a chance to book your social calendar for the year ahead with |...|
All are invited to join members and friends of First Unitarian to commemorate the liberation of the Israelites and acknowledge contemporary struggles for freedom. The Seder will be led by Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons, Michael Alcoff and Cara Muller. Please call the church office (718-624-5466) before April 12th to make a reservation, so our chefs can prepare for |...|
Naquasia LeGrand, the 22-year old KFC worker who has become a rock star of sorts through her work for Fast Food Forward, and Ruth Milkman, a labor scholar and professor at CUNY Graduate Center will be our guests at the initial meeting of the Living Wage Task Force. Ms. |...|