This Week at First Universalist
August 15, 2016
This Week's Service
Sunday, August 21
10:00 a.m. Service:  Heart Land: Where Faiths Connect – General Assembly 2016.  From June 22-26 of this year, Unitarian Universalists gathered in Columbus, Ohio for the 55th annual General Assembly of the UUA.  Suzie Gutierrez and Bob Remley, our congregational delegates to the Assembly, share their personal reflections, experiences and recommendations for our congregation based on major themes arising from GA, including love, multiculturalism and outreach.

11:15 a.m. Drop-in Discussion:  Environmental Chemicals.  What does it mean to be “Green”?  Kevin Adams and Shelley Adams will lead a discussion on how we live with the presence of environmental chemicals, and whether we can do anything to change it.
Upcoming Events
Jim Scott Concert - August 26

Friday, August 26 at 7:30pm at First Universalist Church of Rochester. 

"Pete Seeger and Me"

A musical retrospective by Guitarist-Composer-Singer-Environmentalist and frequent collaborator with the iconic Pete Seeger.  

$15 suggested donation.

Additional Announcements

NEIGHBORHOOD PILGRIMAGE: If you signed up for the Neighborhood Pilgrimage on Saturday, August 20, we will be meeting at the church at 9:00 AM.  

OFFICE RENOVATIONS:  This week, the office floors will be getting refinished and the Volunteer Office will be inaccessible.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS:  Summer hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 AM - 3:15 PM.  The office is closed on Fridays.

To submit an item for "This Week at First Universalist", e-mail no later than Wednesday at noon throughout the summer.  Thank you!

This Week's Calendar of Events

Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19

  • Volunteer Office closed due to floor refinishing project

Wednesday, August 17

  • Announcements Deadline for "This Week at First Universalist", noon
  • Social Justice Task Force, Chalice Room, 6:30 pm

Friday, August 19

  • Library Committee, Clara Barton Lounge, 2 pm

Saturday, August 20

  • Neighborhood Pilgrimage, 9 am 
  • SNYP AA, Clara Barton Lounge and 2nd Floor Lounge (rental), 8 pm 

Sunday, August 21

  • Summer Service, Sanctuary, 10 am
  • Refreshments, Clara Barton Lounge, 11 am
  • Drop-In Discussion, Second Floor Lounge, 11:15 am
Thank you for keeping us updated, both when you schedule events and when you need to cancel one!  Please continue to do so.  Send news of your events to; or call 546-2826.
Minister:   Rev. Celie Katovitch 

Director of Life Span Faith Development:   Michelle Yates 
Office Administrator:  Melissa Davies
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Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 546-2826

Office Hours:   Monday-Friday,  9:30-2:30