The First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn is a joyful, caring, religious community that inspires and empowers people to Grow spiritually, Care for one another, and Work for social justice and stewardship of the earth 

Join us for worship this summer.  Services are laid-back, and casual.  Your cold drink and summer-wear are welcome!  All services take place in the McKinney Chapel at 11AM and are followed by refreshments and fellowship.

Are you visiting for the First Time? Read more here. All are welcome! First Unitarian transforms lives. See how.

Sunday, July 22nd, Leif Meneke will lead, "All Who Wander are not Lost"

Sunday, July 29th, Elly Fong-Jones will lead "What is Your Calling?"

2018 Summer Worship Calendar

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Meet our New Ministerial Intern, Karen Madrone

2018 July 5
by DoMC
July 12, 2018 Hello First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn! My name is Karen Madrone and I’m so excited to be your ministerial intern for the 2018-2019 congregational year. I am a rising third year student at Union Theological Seminary. I have completed one Clinical Pastoral Education unit (Chaplaincy) at Mount Sinai and am currently |...|

Your Inherent Worth and Dignity by, Paige Carlson

2018 July 2
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by DoMC
Your Inherent Worth and Dignity Paige Carlson July 1, 2018 Before I begin I just want to note that there are some adult themes in today’s homily, so if you are not comfortable with small children hearing these things, well, now you know. Let’s start with something simple, something we as Unitarian Universalists all agree |...|

Sermon: A Community for All Seasons

2018 June 10
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
  A story from Winnie the Pooh:   “Piglet?” said Pooh. “Yes Pooh?” said Piglet. “Do you ever have days when everything feels… Not Very Okay At All? And sometimes you don’t even know why you feel Not Very Okay At All, you just know that you do.” Piglet nodded his head sagely. “Oh yes,” |...|

Sermon: Our Bodies, Ourselves

2018 June 3
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
My dad is a philosophy professor and sometimes for fun he writes philosophical children’s poems. This is one of them:   Sometimes I feel like a wee tiny elf Curled up inside me and watching myself, Watching my arm throwing snowballs or rocks, Watching my feet disappear in my socks, Seeing my legs dangling |...|

An Embodied Spirituality, Takako Kono

2018 June 3
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by First U Bklyn

Wilderness Dance Party, Meagan Henry

2018 May 27
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by First U Bklyn

Sermon:That’s All Well and Good in Practice, But How Does It Work in Theory?

2018 May 20
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
Some people think that mystics are a little bit out to lunch. They walk around with their head in the clouds, thinking their big thoughts, communing with the infinite, and falling into potholes. Or, worse, they’re self-absorbed, contemplating their navel instead of taking responsibility for anything or anyone else.  But according to Lawrence Kushner in |...|

Where Your Nose Ends and Well And Good In Practice, But How Does It Work In Theory?

2018 May 20
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by First U Bklyn

Women in Hebrew & Christian Scriptures: Mary Magdalene

2018 May 13
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by First U Bklyn

Sermon: Don’t Mind the Gap

2018 May 6
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by Rev Ana Levy-Lyons
What do we do when we find that there’s a big old gap between what we think we should ideally do and what we feel like we actually can do or want to do? It’s an uncomfortable place for most of us to be in and we have an urge to close that gap one |...|