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 mid-June through Labor Day weekend are held in the McKinney Chapel (next to the main buildng on Pierrepont street), and led by members of our congregation.  If you are interested in leading a summer 2014 worship service, please complete the application and return it to firstuusummer@gmail.com.



Our Relationships With Animals Make Us Human, By, Carolyn Haft

2014 July 21
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Our Relationships With Animals Make Us Human By, Carolyn Haft, First Unitarian Congregational Society, July 20, 2015               Do you remember your first pet? Now see if you can recall the memory of picking it out from the litter and holding it for the first time, or realizing the solemn responsibility of caring for |...|

Don’t Go Breaking Your Own Heart, By, Peter Engel

2014 July 21
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On July 6, 2014, my wife Lee Vibhusha Ilan led the summer worship service at First Unitarian Congregational Society, the Unitarian Universalist church we attend in Brooklyn   Heights, New York City. I agreed to deliver my first-ever sermon. It’s about some ways that we harm ourselves emotionally. Don’t Go Breaking Your Own Heart   |...|

What About My Religion? By, Garnett Losak

2014 July 13
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What About My Religion? Garnett Losak July 13, 2014     Thank you all for being here on this summer morning.  I know you all have plenty of other places you could be.  I couldn’t be happier that you decided to be here.  I also want to thank the father/daughter team of Bob and Julie |...|

Announcing our New Music Director, Adam Podd

2014 June 26
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Adam Podd

 We are pleased to announce that Adam Podd will be joining First Unitarian in August as Music Director.  He will play at his first worship service at Homecoming on September 7th.  Adam studied at the Hartt School of music in Hartford, Connecticut, where he received his Bachelors of Music |...|

Summer 2014 Worship Calendar

2014 June 12
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by DoMC
Beginning June 22nd Sunday Worship will be held in the McKinney chapel, adjacent to the Sanctuary on Pierrepont Street.  Please feel free to come in summer attire and bring a cold drink.  Services are lay-led and are followed by cold punch and cookies.  Our Sunday school is in recess, although childcare is provided.  The casual |...|