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Sunday, September 22nd, Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons preaching. "Why I Don't Talk About Trump"

Fall 2018 Worship Calendar

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Semon: Leading a Religious Life, by Rev. Ana Levy Lyons

2019 September 15
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Semon: The Bank of The River by, Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons

2019 September 15
by First U Bklyn

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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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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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 |...|

Sermon: We Are One And We Are Loved

2019 June 9
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
We Are One and We Are Loved Ana Levy-Lyons June 9, 2019 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   Someone asked me recently, “so, we are one and we are loved – what does that mean anyway?” These are the two statements with which I end my benediction here every Sunday. Those of you who are children |...|

On Flowers And Blunders

2019 June 2
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by First U Bklyn

Finding Joy In The Cycles Of Our Lives

2019 May 26
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by First U Bklyn

Sermon: Technology & Religion: God As Singularity

2019 May 12
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Technology & Religion: God as Singularity Ana Levy-Lyons May 12, 2019 First Unitarian, Brooklyn   Some of you have observed that in my sermon series on technology and religion this year, I’ve seemed pretty down on technology. I’ve accused Amazon of destroying publishing and authorship. I’ve trashed smartphones for addicting us and turning us |...|