May 1st: 11:00AM - Flower Communion. Bring a bloom to share. Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons will preach, "Wake up One Morning".
Worship is followed by coffee, tea and fellowship.
Spring 2016 Worship Calendar
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By Ana Levy-LyonsDuring a concert that has gone down in history, the great violinist Itzhak Perlman broke a string. Instead of stopping to replace it, he kept playing, finding the melodies on the three remaining strings. When the piece was finished, the astounded audience gave him a standing ovation and clamored for him to |...|
By John Lenker When I was only 5 years old, tragedy struck—at least from the perspective of my Aunt Barb, who, at age 10, was more like an older sister. You see, Barb had been working meticulously on a coloring book for days. And she was careful to make sure that each picture was |...|
If you’re like me, which, being humans, you are, you’re probably especially interested in the sixth day of the Genesis creation story. On this day, God makes an earthling. The Hebrew word for it is adam, which comes from the word adamah, which means, “earth.” God makes an earth creature. And the way it’s |...|
The Living Daylight Rev. Ana Levy-Lyons March 27, 2016 Every month about 43,000 men go out and buy a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. They buy it despite the fact that it’s expensive, gets poor gas mileage, can’t seat many people, and despite the fact that the Car Talk guys, when they were on the |...|
If each of us gets fifteen minutes of fame, Jesus got his on Palm Sunday. You could say that he’s had two thousand years of fame; that, contrary to what John Lennon said, he’s bigger than the Beatles. But really, as far as his own experience, it’s the day he rides a donkey into |...|
From the Ministerial Intern: I’m writing you on a chilly morning in Minneapolis, but I am imagining us together at FUUB this September as a new and energized church year begins. My name is Kevin Jagoe and I am excited to be your Ministerial Intern this fall. I am in my first year of three |...|
Creation Series Day 6 – Land Animals Ana Levy-Lyons March 13, 2016 First Unitarian, Brooklyn Creation stories, religious and scientific, invite us into a headspace of humility. They call us to zoom our camera out and see ourselves in the context of literally everything. To see time and space as realities that didn’t have |...|
Missa Mundi Mixta, which translates to Mass of Eclectic World Music, will include the four traditional movements of the Christian mass (Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei) from four different composers and musical traditions. It is to be presented in the Sanctuary of First Unitarian during the congregation’s regular worship service at 11:o0AM. The |...|
Learning about and living a more sustainable life will be the theme of the first Sustainability Fair sponsored by First Unitarian Congregational Society on Sunday, March 20th from 1:00 until 3:30 PM in the McKinney Chapel on Pierrepont Street between Clinton Street and Monroe Place. The event is sponsored by the Congregation’s Sustainability Group and |...|