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We worship every Sunday at 11:00AM in our historic Gothic Revival Sanctuary on Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights

October 5th: Rev. Susan Karlson, CERG Disaster Response Coordinator, will preach, "23 Months and Counting: Aboard Lifeboat Earth" 

Sunday School will be in session.

 

 

Please stay for coffee, tea and fellowship following the service.  All are Welcome.

 

you are, whomever you love, wherever you are on your life's journey, you are welcome here!

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Put Me In, Coach

2014 September 28
by First U Bklyn

Sermon: The Greenest House

2014 September 21
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
In 1961 Hannah Arendt went as a reporter for The New Yorker to the trial of Adolf Eichmann. Eichmann was a Nazi lieutenant colonel who had been responsible for the operations side of the project of forcing millions of Jews into concentration camps and later deporting them by train to places like Auschwitz. If |...|

Sermon: Universalism Ain’t Fair

2014 September 14
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
The parable of the workers in the vineyard in the book of Matthew in the Christian Scriptures: “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his |...|

New Forward Team to Study First U Growth

2014 September 11
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by DoMC
HOW Many People Were at First U Last Sunday!?! Solving a Good Problem If you have been attending First U for a year or longer, you have certainly noticed that more and more people are finding their way to our worship services, activities and membership.  And this is wonderful – so many great new people |...|

News About the September 21st, People’s Climate March from Rev. Peggy Clarke, Racial and Social Justice Consultant, UU Metro NY District

2014 September 10
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by DoMC
The massive Climate March is happening in 10 days! I hope to see many of you there. Here are some things to know including the details many of you have been craving: This Climate March is the international community’s way of making our voices heard as the world’s leaders gather at the United Nations for |...|

September 21st – People’s Climate March Sunday, Worship Schedule Change

2014 September 8
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by DoMC
Please note that in order to accommodate participation in the People’s Climate March on September 21st. Worship will begin at 9:30AM preceded by coffee hour beginning at 8:30AM.  There will be no coffee hour following worship.  Please join us for this special worship service celebrating our planet.    

Sermon: The Triangle Player

2014 September 7
by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Please note: the podcast for this sermon only includes part 2.  You may read the entire sermon below. Part 1: The late George Plimpton was famous for being a “participatory journalist.” This means that instead of just watching and taking notes on his subject from afar, he would literally get into the act of |...|

Two New Section Leaders Join First U Choir

2014 August 27
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by DoMC
We are thrilled to be welcoming two new section leaders, Dominick Corbacio (tenor), and Jon Dendy (baritone).  Both are wonderfully spirited singers with excellent musicianship, and a contagious love of music.  Dominick and Jon will be joining returning section leaders, Marielle Murphy (soprano) and Melissa Paul (mezzo-soprano) and new Music Director, Adam Podd. We’re sure they will all be welcomed warmly |...|

Why Can’t I Get It Right? By, Ari A. Hoogenboom

2014 August 7
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by DoMC
“Why Can’t I Get It Right?”  By Ari A. Hoogenboom First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn August 2, 2014   The last few years, the education world has been abuzz with the work of Carol Dweck on the growth versus fixed mindset.  If you believe in the fixed mindset, you assume that your intelligence and |...|

Our Relationships With Animals Make Us Human, By, Carolyn Haft

2014 July 21
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by DoMC
Our Relationships With Animals Make Us Human By, Carolyn Haft, First Unitarian Congregational Society, July 20, 2015               Do you remember your first pet? Now see if you can recall the memory of picking it out from the litter and holding it for the first time, or realizing the solemn responsibility of caring for |...|