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We worship every Sunday at 11:00AM in our historic Gothic Revival Sanctuary on Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights
October 26th: Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons will preach, "Halloween Unmasked". Guest Musician: William Skeen, cellist. Mr. Skeen's trio, AERIS, will perform at 3:00PM. Tickets can be purchased here.
Our children will celebrate Halloween. Costumes encouraged.
Please stay for coffee, tea and fellowship following the service. All are Welcome.
Whoever you are, whomever you love, wherever you are on your life's journey, you are welcome here!
Back in the old days, people used to pay for the privilege of sitting in particular pews here. The better pews, front and center, went for more money and the less desirable ones, maybe in the back under the balcony, were the cheap seats. Of course to some of us the back corners are |...|
I’ve heard that some of us in this room, if we’re invited to something that we don’t want to go to, have been known to get out of it by making an excuse. I personally have never done that but I’ve heard of it being done. Kids are a great, all-purpose excuse. If you |...|
First Unitarian is embarking on a strategic planning initiative this year to envision together the future of our congregation. This process is led by the Forward First UU team which includes Sean Fischer, Meagan Henry, Ana Levy-Lyons, Koren Manning, Rachel Michael, Lee Pardee, Kurt Steele, Coco Wilde, and Nancy Witherell, in collaboration with consultant John |...|
“An experiment in how a liberal religious community can be transformed by celebrating a joyful Sabbath together.” – Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons Last year Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons inspired many of us with her sermon and workshop on the commandment to “keep the Sabbath holy”. This year we are planning four Community Sabbath Sundays and inviting everyone |...|
One Yom Kippur a Rabbi imagined he stood before God and had the following conversation: God asked him, “Have you studied all you should?” The rabbi said “No.” Then he was asked, “Have you prayed all you should?” Again he answered, “No.” He was asked a third question, “Have you done all the good |...|
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 |...|
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 |...|
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 |...|
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 |...|