Celebrating 175 Years in our

Historic Gothic Revival Sanctuary

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 on Sundays and are followed by refreshments and fellowship.

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Sunday, February 24th, 11:00AM - Meagan Henry, Director of Education & Family Ministry preaching "Lift Up Your Voice"

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Homilies: Getting To Humility

2019 February 17
by First U Bklyn

Sermon: Religion & Technology: God as Attention

2019 February 10
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
In 1833, the year this congregation was founded, the newspaper was a luxury item. Newspapers cost six cents. They were published for wealthy, white customers by wealthy, white men who had some political or philosophical axe to grind. Newspapers had little of interest for the average reader and most New Yorkers did not read |...|

Sermon: Jazz, Coffee, and Purpose

2019 February 4
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by DoMC

Systemic Racism Part 2

2019 January 27
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by First U Bklyn

Systemic Racism Part 1

2019 January 27
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by First U Bklyn

Sermon in Two Parts: Time, Love & Death by Amit Mehta and MLK’s Afterlife by Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons

2019 January 24
by DoMC
Time, Love and Death Amit Lucia Mehta January 20, 2019   On January 6, 2008, a car struck and killed my mother on her way to temple.  She died at 63, weeks after retiring.  Her death began my year adrift at sea.  To re-anchor, I combed through religion, near death experiences, memoir, and |...|

Sermon: Religion and Technology: God as Algorithm

2019 January 14
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by DoMC

Sermon: Pushing the Envelope

2019 January 10
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by DoMC
   

Sermon: The Second Best Time to Plant a Tree

2019 January 7
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Ana Levy-Lyons December 2, 2018 First Unitarian, Brooklyn A hairy, naked male and a hairy, naked female crouch over the body of an antelope they’ve just killed. They’re looking up with fear and fight in their faces as a huge bird of prey swoops down to try to steal their kill. A jackal lurks in |...|

Semon: Christmas Eve, 2018: By A Different Road

2019 January 7
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by First U Bklyn