Are you planning a visit? Information for Newcomers here.
We worship every Sunday at 11:00AM in our historic
Gothic Revival Sanctuary
on Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights
March 29th: Palm Sunday Music Service. Rev. Ana Levy Lyons will preach, "Keeping the Peace". Next Week: Celebrate Easter at First Unitarian, See our full spring worship calendar here.
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!
Walter Klauss the minister of music Emeritus of Old Souls Unitarian Church in Manhattan will perform an organ recital at Brooklyn’s First Unitarian to celebrate the Sweet Sixteen Birthday of the Mann & Trupiano Organ. The historic organ was rebuilt and dedicated in 1999. The recital is schedule for Sunday, April |...|
Believing Your Thoughts Ana Levy-Lyons March 15, 2015 First Unitarian, Brooklyn “The world is perfect. It’s what we’re believing about the world that could use a little work.” Doesn’t sound like me, does it? Usually I’m up here ranting about how imperfect the world is and how we should be more upset about it |...|
Spring 2015 Worship Calendar March 29th – Palm Sunday Music Service April 3rd, 5:00PM – Good Friday Commemorative Communion Service April 5th – Easter Sunday Worship and Spring Celebration, Sanctuary, Chapel and Undercroft April 9th, 6:30PM – Passover Seder, Undercroft (suggested donation $25.00) April 26th – Jazz Sunday May 3rd – Flower Communion, Bring |...|
Selma and the Parable of the Sower Ana Levy-Lyons March 8, 2015 First U, Brooklyn Jesus didn’t usually explain his parables. The whole point of speaking in parables was that only certain people would know what he was talking about — people with, in his words, “ears to hear.” This would be his followers |...|
The story broke a couple weeks ago and by now everybody’s heard: Jon Stewart is leaving the daily show. I remember early that evening all the newsfeed alerts on everybody’s phones suddenly began beeping and chiming with the news. I happened to be within watching range of a TV at the time, so we turned |...|
Some people think that to be cool, you have to be a little cynical, a little critical of everything. Seriously, earnestly appreciating something makes you seem naïve or uncool. Imagine a couple, Jack and Chris, who go out to see a movie together – maybe the 3D movie Gravity where Sandra Bullock and George Clooney’s |...|
Who here wants to be happy? Everybody, right? The Declaration of Independence puts the “pursuit of happiness” right up there next to “life” and “liberty” in the famous list of must-haves. Pursuing happiness – that is, trying to be happy – is seen as one of our fundamental rights. But, even if the government doesn’t |...|
Original Story by Tim Atkins, adapted by Meagan Henry [Note: Begin with a heart shaped balloon that’s inflated, but not tied shut.] Lee was having a no good very bad day. He could feel his heart slowly deflating after each and every horrible, terrible thing that went wrong! First, he broke his |...|
(Blurb)We speak of our lives as The Journey but, really, it’s more like intertwining journeys: as an individual, as a religionist, as a citizen. I will attempt to explain my intertwining journeys, to you, and even to me. I’m going to take a trinitarian approach to this morning’s sermon. “Trinitarian”, to be sure, with a |...|
Denise Taft Davidoff Denny’s volunteer career with the Unitarian Universalist Association began in 1971, eleven years after she started attending The Unitarian Church in Westport. She has served the denomination as Treasurer and President of the UU Women’s Federation, Chair of the General Assembly Planning Committee, Trustee-at-Large, member |...|