August 19-21, 2022
The Jubilee-3 is a Zoom-based diversity training for this moment in time. It is unlike any other!
Ten people from our congregation have attended over the past year. We can attest that it is eye-opening, powerful, intense, and inspiring all at once. The experience … read more.
August 19-21, 2022
This is an exciting and hopeful time with our faith!
Over 200 UU congregations have recently passed the 8th Principle, which articulates a commitment to the dismantling of white supremacy within our faith and the world at large. More information about the 8th Principle can be … read more.
A message from Treasurer, Kyle Gracey
As your financial team begins to prepare the 2023 budget, I want to try something new. In an effort to make our budget development (even more) democratic, I’m opening up budget requests to all committees, groups, and other teams within … read more.
The Khasi Hills Partnership Team is excited to share that with the generosity of so many; we’ve met the church year goal of $9800 to fully sponsor the salaries of the two Higher Secondary teachers, Lamborlang Syiem and Altresha Marbaniang. Your contributions make a practical … read more.
From June 22-26, seven First Unitarian members and staff participated in the UUA’s General Assembly in Portland, OR, virtually. Rev. Kate and Kyle Gracey attended in person. Ebe Emmons, Denice Galpern, Sonia Wellington, Jim Marino, and Jean Schmidt attended virtually. Everyone also served as voting … read more.
Our finances have performed well in the first half of the year. We’re operating very close to the budget overall, with no major surprises. All information below is as of June 31.
Budget, Income, and Spending
Our income is $284.708, almost exactly what we budgeted for this … read more.
“Even in the darkest of times we have the right to expect some illumination… Such illumination may well come less from theories and concepts than from the uncertain, flickering, and often weak light that some men and women, in their lives and works, will kindle … read more.
A big thank you to the wonderful artists who played music in the garden and on the front lawn during the reception following Reverend Kate’s Installation on May 15. We are blessed to have these talented musicians as members and friends in our congregation:
Danny … read more.
Saturday, June 25, 7:30 pm
The Early Mays create Appalachian-inspired songs built on deep country sensibilities, masterful singing, and a sweet old-time sound. They burst onto the folk scene in 2014 with a #2 debut on the National Folk-DJ Charts: an album where fiddle, banjo, and … read more.