Worship Services are held every Sunday at 11:00AM. We believe that worship is the center of spiritual life, both for individuals and communities. At First Unitarian in Brooklyn, worship seeks to express and explore the whole range of human experience. While services usually include familiar aspects such as sermons, performed music and hymns, the content of sermons varies from atheism to Christianity, politics to literature, poetry to prose.
If you are visiting us for the first time please see our newcomer's page for useful information.
Summer services from June through August are held in the McKinney Chapel (next to the main buildng on Pierrepont street), and led by members of our congregation.
Kahlil Gibran says that work is the time when we become like a flute through whose heart the whispering of hours turns to music. I’d like you all to close your eyes, and think of something that you could just do all day, something that turns the whispering of hours to |...|
On Hunger – A Homily Becky Huffman for The First Unitarian Congregational Society November 24, 2013 Many of you know that my husband Andrew and I created our family through adoption. Our children, Daniel and Lily, came home from Ethiopia just over 2 years ago. A few of you also know that when we were |...|
So this Thursday is Thanksgiving, in case anyone hasn’t been paying attention. It’s a holiday defined by eating and gratitude, usually in that order. It’s a holiday that shows us how much we have; and when we don’t have much, it shows us that too. Most of all, it’s a holiday about sharing what |...|
Karl Marx and Abraham Joshua Heschel were both Jews with spectacular beards. If you asked them, that’s where they would probably say their similarities ended. Marx was doing economics and politics. Heschel was doing spirituality. And yet in my view, politics and spirituality dramatically converge with Marx’s and Heschel’s shared insight that time is |...|