This Week at First Universalist
September 21, 2015

First Universalist Church


First Universalist Church of Rochester, NY

Rev. Celie Katovitch
Director of Music:
Carol Xiong

Director of 
Life Span Faith Development:
Michelle Yates
Office Administrator: 
Melissa Davies
[email protected]

Office Hours: 

This Week's Service:
Greenly Spirits
Please  join us for this service at 10:30 am. Rev. Celie Katovitch.

This Week's Drop-In Discussion: Religion of the Future.   What would religion look like if it were consistent with science and sought a successful future for humankind?  Facilitated by Hank Stone.
Office Hours
The church office will be closed on Monday, Sept 21.
The office will be open from 8:30-2:45 Tuesday, Sept 22 - Friday, Sept 25.  
Normal office hours will resume next week (Mon-Fri 9:30-2:30).  
Thank you.
Backpacks for School 7

Thank you to everyone who has participated so far!  If you would still like to purchase a backpack and/or school supplies for the children at School 7, there is still time! The last collection will take place on Sunday, September 27.  Please bring your receipts so  Sarah Singal can help you turn in the paperwork to get reimbursed. You're welcome to join us as we take the gifts to the school.  We have a healthy backpack fund, thanks to the generosity of this congregation! 

U.U. History Series
Part 1 of our Adult Religious E ducation program will take place on  Wednesday, September 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Clar a Barton Lounge.   In this session we will watch a video from the UU History series Long Strange Trip: 2000 years of UU History produced by Ron Cordes (approx. 1 hour), followed by facilitated discussion and conversation.  If you  plan on attending, please RSVP Michelle Yates at   [email protected]   or 585-310-2484.  Childcare available if requested one week in advance.

Parking Lot Sealing

The Church parking lot will be sealed this coming Thursday, September 24 th (weather permitting). The lot will be closed to all vehicle traffic until after the 
re-striping on Friday.  

Please find alternate parking on the street or nearby garages.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

This Week at First Universalist

September 21

Committee on Ministry, Volunteer Office, 7 pm

September 23

Announcement Deadline, noon

"Our Outlook" Monthly Newsletter Deadline, noon

Social Justice Committee, Volunteer Office, 6 pm

Adult Education UU History Series, Clara Barton Lounge, 6:30 pm

September 24

Parking Lot Sealing

e-Outlook Deadline, noon

September 25

Parking Lot Restriping

September 26 

SNYP AA, Clara Barton Lounge and Adult Lounge,   8 pm

September 27

Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room, 9 am
Drop-In Discussion, Adult Lounge, 9:15
Sunday Service, Sanctuary, 10:30 am
Coffee Hour, Clara Barton Lounge, 11:45 am
Book Group, Clara Barton Lounge, 12 pm

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 [email protected]; or call 546-2826.
Celebrating a national week of moral action for Climate Justice.  Join your voice, thoughts and prayers for the future in an interfaith prayer service this evening from 5:30 to 6:30 at St. Mary's Church.  Our own Ann Rhody and new Music Director Carol Xiong will perform.  

September 27:   THE BOOK GROUP will meet from 12-1 pm in the Adult Lounge. We will be discussing "Dreaming in Cuban" by Christina Garcia. A remarkably funny yet endearing novel set in Cuba and Brooklyn. A great read for this time in history. The book is short, lively, and informative. For further information please contact Sarah Singal or Shirley Bond.

First Universalist Church | 150 S. Clinton Ave. | Rochester, NY 14604