To Awaken Love and Justice in Our Lives and in the World


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Every Sunday at 11AM

COVID Policy Update (4/12/22): Everyone attending services is encouraged to be fully vaccinated, which includes boosters as recommended for them. Everyone above age 2 attending services will be masked throughout their time indoors. Everyone attending services should stay 6 feet or more from people who are not in their households whenever possible. With masking and distancing in place, the live congregation is invited to sing. Click here for more information on the precautions we are taking.

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Meeting ID: 145 662 677 

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Upcoming Services

Quiet Beginning
(Rev. Lee Paczulla)
This Sunday, January 29th 11 am, in person & on Zoom

Our relationship to work can be… complicated. Human beings long to be useful, to see the value and meaning behind what we do in the world. Yet we know, on some level, that we’re not here just to “earn a living.” In these days of "quiet quitting," in the aftermath of the Great Resignation and all that's come with it, it feels truer than ever what the poet Maya Angelou said: that “making a living is not the same as making a life.” In this sermon we’ll explore our experiences with work – and examine a bit more closely what it truly means to begin on our journey, to make a whole and full life.

Check out this Sunday's Order of Service here!

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Rev. Abbey Tennis, Lead Minister

A lifelong Unitarian Universalist from the Boston area, Rev. Abbey Tennis is passionate about vibrant, robustly spiritual, urban ministry in a multi-racial, multi-cultural, multi-generational setting. Her great loves in congregational ministry include worship leadership, collaborative leadership development, institutional anti-racism and anti-oppression work, and the building of resilient networks of pastoral care. 


Rev. Hannah Capaldi, Minister for Faith Formation

Reverend Hannah Capaldi is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist.  She was raised in the congregation at First Parish of Concord and was ordained there in December of 2019.  She comes to First Unitarian Philadelphia with a passion for preaching an inspiring word, challenging her communities to live into their best selves, and finding joy in pursuit of a better world.  

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