Ceremonies at First Unitarian

   

 


Weddings 

 

Best Wishes on your Engagement!

We’d be honored to have your wedding here at First Unitarian.

 All couples who are ready to make a life-long commitment to each other are invited to celebrate their marriage in our spaces.

We have celebrated many inter-faith, inter-cultural, gay and lesbian, and bi-lingual weddings.  We welcome couples of all faiths and religious backgrounds, as well as couples who profess no religious affiliation, to be married at First U.

Our minister team will work with you to create a unique ceremony that reflects your religious and cultural backgrounds, your spiritual beliefs, and your personalities.

Our volunteer Ceremonies Coordinator, Becky Huffman, will make sure that your planning goes smoothly and that no detail is overlooked! 

Tours of the church are offered on Sundays at 10:30 AM. You can arrange a tour or set up a meeting with the Ceremonies Coordinator by emailing ceremonies (at) fuub.org. 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Child Dedications, Christenings, or Blessings

Congratulations on the new addition/additions to your family!

We welcome all families to celebrate a new child or children with us. Children’s ceremonies are conducted on Sunday afternoons at 1PM. The fee is $600 (which includes the officiant’s compensation). Payment is due at the time of reservation.  Typially, children’s ceremonies are less than 20 minutes, but you will have the space for an entire hour to set up and take photos. You are welcome to bring in music, decorations, and any toys or objects that will make your children most comfortable.

If you would like to arrange a Child Dedication/Christening you will be asked to complete a short form. The Ceremonies Coordinator, Becky Huffman, will be in touch with you to finalize the date.  Once the date is arranged, the minister will be in touch with you to set up a time to meet and plan the ceremony.

Becky Huffman can also be reached at ceremonies [at] fuub.org. Thank you!

 

Our beautiful, historic organ and choir loft.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funerals, Memorials or

Other Celebrations of Life

We are ready to help your family in saying goodbye to and celebrating the life and accomplishments of a loved one.

If you are in immediate need of assistance in arranging a funeral, please contact the church office (Monday- Thursday, 9AM to 4PM) at 718 624 5466. You may be directed to our Pastoral Care Team, or to a minister.

To arrange a Memorial Service, please email the Ceremonies Coordinator Becky Huffman at ceremonies [at] fuub.org.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Receptions

We have hosted many loving and joyful celebrations- weddings, blessings and memorials.  Our spaces hold up to 100 people for a dinner or cocktail reception.  You will need to bring in an outside caterer, linens, music, and decorations. Alcohol is permitted, and you may arrange to use the kitchen, dishes and flatware. 

Click the links below to view our suggested reception packages. All fees, times and set up arrangements are negotiated with the Ceremonies Coordinator.

Please call or email to arrange a tour or planning meeting!

Quick Links

Frequently Asked Questions

Wedding Reception Packages

Celebrations of Life Reception Packages

How to have Your Pet as a Ring Bearer

Photo Gallery

In Their Own Words… Reflections from Couples

Fees


CONTACT US!

Ceremonies Coordinator Becky Huffman: 917 640 3488, ceremonies (at) fuub.org

Music Director William Peek: wdpeek (at) aol.com

Director of Congregational Services Rob Petrillo/ CHURCH OFFICE: 718 624 5466

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