Join us next Sunday
February 24, 2019

10:30am Sunday Service | Universalism in the Future
The final series in a 3-part service series about Universalism: we will imagine what Universalism will look like in years to come and explore the future we are co-creating for this beloved faith. What will bring Universalism into the future? This will be worship for the whole church, so people of all ages are invited to participate!

Think it's simple to dump your shower, dishpan, and laundry water somewhere besides right into the sewer? Well, not usually! Come hear some of the joys and concerns about handling grey water to conserve fresh water with Kate Fleury.
Upcoming Events & Additional Announcements
Finance Fact
How much does it cost to heat the church? The annual budget for heat this year is $14,000, and we expect to spend all of it. Thanks to all who pledged last year, you’ve helped to keep us warm(ish) on these cold winter days!

Thursday, Feb. 21 | Eastman at Washington Square Concerts
Eastman at Washington Square Concerts take place on Thursdays at 12:15 to 12:45pm. February 21st is Pluck, Pluck, Pluck : Enjoy Walton, Assad, Villa-Lobos, Rodrigo, and more classical guitar music performed by Kenneth Kam. Admission is free! Bring your brown bag lunch and join us.

Friday, Feb. 22 | Family Night!
The winter Family Night will be Friday, February 22 from 6-8pm in the Clara Barton Lounge. Families with children are invited to come for dinner (pizza, salad, vegan soup), a 20-minute Family Worship, activities, crafts, and connection. Please RSVP to Rev. Michelle ASAP so we can plan for food and activities at . If you are a congregant still looking for your once-per-year connection to Children's Faith Development we would LOVE your help with food set up, clean up, activities, and making intergenerational connections. Please contact Rev. Michelle at  to find a place for you. Thank you!

Saturday, Feb. 23 | The Path to Membership
If you are thinking of becoming a member of First Universalist Church, please place Saturday, February 23 9am-Noon on your calendar. Learn about the amazing range of opportunities and faith development open to you. Brunch will be served in between informational and interactive sessions. Children are welcome;
please let us know beforehand for planning purposes.
Contact or 585-546-2826 for more information
or to RSVP!

This Wed. February 20 from 6:30-8:30pm in the Clara Barton Lounge, we will consider " Mind Practices: Intellectual explorations as part of a fully rounded spirituality. " We will also look at a model of six stages of spiritual growth. On Tues. February 26 the session on Spiritual Partnerships will be at the Irondequoit Public Library from 2-4pm. Contact Rev. Michelle ( ) to RSVP or get more info. Walk-ins welcome!
Joys & Sorrows
  • Please keep Donna Anderson in your thoughts. She is having a cataract surgery.
  • The Scott family is overjoyed to share that their daughter, Erin, has been accepted by Meadville Lombard Theological School, to prepare for the Unitarian Universalist Ministry!
  • Hooray for REACH and House of Mercy, who each received an antipoverty initiative grant to help the chronically homeless. Thanks for your votes!
  • Verdis Robinson, a member of this church, has been accepted by the Meadville Lombard Theological school to prepare for Unitarian Universalist Ministry.
To submit an item for 'This Week' at First Universalist
please e-mail it to:  
(no later than noon on Wednesday of the week prior to publication)   

Rev. Lane Campbell ,
(585) 325-5092

Rev. Michelle Yates ,
Minister of Life Span Faith Development
(585) 310-2484

Brock Tjosvold ,
Director of Music
(585) 546-2826

Emma Barry ,
Office Administrator
(585) 546-2826

Brandon Fagan ,
(585) 546-2826
150 S. Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 546-2826 |