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Social Justice Task Force Against Mass Incarceration

UUPLAN has issued an Advocacy Alert for May 4, 2015.  Join UU’s from around the state to lobby in Harrisburg on  Anti-Mass Incarceration issues.    On this day, we are partnering with DecarceratePA

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Called by our history and Unitarian Universalist values, First Unitarian Church is an inclusive community, rooted in its urban home, reaching to build acceptance, creating an environment that encourages religious growth and spiritual strength, and fo

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Rites of Passage at First Unitarian Church, a Unitarian Universalist congregation

Throughout history, recent and ancient, religious institutions have offer and performed Rites of Passage.  Our Unitarian Universalist Rites of Passage support and cele

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Archive: Adult Religious Education Fall 2013


Adult Religious Education at First Unitarian Church is a community endeavor where staff, the Adult Religious Education Ministry Team, and other Ministry Teams develop programs to enliven and inspire. Act

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Social Justice Theme (2012 - 2013): Food Justice

Here are a couple of the past Food Justice projects and initiatives:


Workday/Adoption of an Urban Farm – We had an opportunity to work with with Urban Tree Connection to partner with a community

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Come One, Come All!
It’s the 2016 First Unitarian 
Flea Market Bonanza!

Friday, September 23 

First Look Preview! 5:00-7:00 PM

Saturday, September 24

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Inside the Sanctuary at First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut Street


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Archive: Adult Religious Education 2012-2013

Adult Religious Education at First Unitarian Church is a community endeavor where staff, the Adult Religious Education Ministry Team, and other Ministry Teams develop programs to enliven and inspire. Activ

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2012-2013 Sunday School

September 2012 - May 2013 Theme: Growing Faith

Unitarian Universalist Children's Religious Education (CRE)

Join us this year as we learn more about our faith, social justice, and UU principles! This year we will be blending

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Thank you for your interest in working at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. There are no job openings at this time.

The First Unitarian Church is an equal opportunity employer and will not allow discrimination based on age, race, ethnicity

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May 4, 2014

Dear Members, 

We are pleased to publish Transitions and Transformations, the annual report for the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. Please note that the annual meeting will take place at 12:30 pm on Sunday, May 18, 2014 in the s

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9792245890?profile=originalDo you like to sing? Consider joining the choir!

Like to sing? If the answer if "yes," you should consider singing with the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia Choir! From September through June, the choir meets every Thursday evening from 7:30 pm

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Over the years, the spring auction has provided a nifty way for church members to make themselves better known to each other and interact in fun ways. We have done that by offering events, services and handmade items for others to purchase. In this

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Want to help organize and plan Children's Religious Education at First U?

Consider joining the Religious Education Ministry Leadership Team! This energetic group meets monthly to design curriculum, organize RE events, provide feedback and guidance t

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Special Dates: 2012-2013


9:  Ingathering Water Communion

16:  RE Led Service

23:  Registration Deadline For RE

30:  Getting To Know You Sunday


7:  Church School Classes Begin

13:  Field Trip: Apple Picking

14:  Lesson For All

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Religious Education: Ongoing, for Everyone

Unitarian Universalists believe that faith is a journey we take together.  Religious education takes a lifetime. It happens both within and beyond a congregation's walls. We support one another as individual

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Ages 4-5
Digging for Roots

Digging for Roots introduces our seven UU principles to our youngest members. The classes are focused on exploring and engaging with the basic concepts of respecting other people

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Cooperative Sunday School
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First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia

Ushers & Greeters

Do you remember the first time you walked into our church on a Sunday morning?  Was your experience pleasant?  Did someone welcome you warmly, answer your questions, make you feel like you fou

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About Our Worship

Worship remains the core of our time together as a Unitarian Universalist congregation.  Each week we gather together in spiritual community because we human beings need constant reminders of what matters most in life.  The worl

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