Join us next Sunday
January 20th, 2019

9:15 AM Drop-in Discussion Group | Liberal Parents, Radical Children
A David Brooks Op Ed article New York Times, Nov. 26th. ( Read The Article Here ) If a new generation gap exists, how does this impact the future of our church? Why would young folks want to join us? Katherine Flynn, presenter.

10:30 AM Sunday Service | Legacies of Justice
Martin Luther King Jr. told the Unitarian Universalist Association during his 1966 Ware Lecture, "Don't sleep through the revolution!" These words have great meaning for our congregation today as well as for our denomination. In the age of Black Lives Matter, we are being called to wake up and to take action.
Upcoming Events & Additional Announcements
Spirit in Practice | Faith Development Program
In session 4, on Wednesday January 16th from 6:30-8:30pm (NEW TIME) in the Clara Barton Lounge, we will consider Spiritual Partnerships: more than just meeting for coffee . All are welcome. Session 1 of The Spirit in Practice Workshops will also be offered this Tuesday 1/15 from 2-4pm at the Irondequoit Public Library. Contact Rev. Michelle at about these or any future sessions.

January 17th | Eastman at Washington Square Concerts
Composer David Temperley
Compositions by Eastman School of Music faculty member David Temperley performed by Andrew Brown, clarinet player and David Temperley, piano. This program includes the wold premier of Temperley's "Sonata for Clarinet and Piano". Eastman at Washington Square Concerts Concerts are held at our church at lunch time on Thursdays. Each concert begins at 12:15pm and ends at approximately 12:45pm. Admission is free. Bring your brown bag lunch and join us!

Saturday, Jan. 19th | Mindfulness and Meditation session
9:30-11:30am in the Clara Barton Lounge. Come at 9:15am for coffee and conversation.Focus: Taming Monkey Mind with Self Compassion.
RSVP Joy Leccese:

January 20th-27th | Sign up for RAIHN* Week
During RAIHN Week we will turn our church into a home for temporarily homeless families. We'll convert our classrooms into bedrooms, cook meals, stay overnight, and provide other help. To join our volunteer team, sign up in the lounge after church on Sunday, or contact Chris DeGolyer thru with questions. If you'd like to learn more before volunteering, we have opportunities to "shadow" experienced volunteers.
* Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network:
Keeping families together. Getting families home for good. 

Friday, February 1st | Cozy Night Supper
Our next Cozy Night Supper will be held February 1st, from 5:30–7:30pm in the Clara Barton Lounge. Our potluck dinner will be from 5:30–6:30. The program from 6:30–7:30 will focus on our church selected theme of racial justice.

Sunday, February 3 | Service Auction
Donations Now Being Accepted! The Service Auction is February 3rd, immediately after the church service. Donation forms are being accepted via hard copy at the church office, or on our website ( Donations must be received by Wednesday, January 23rd to be included in the auction booklet. Wondering what to donate? Services, social events, food, and unique items are big sellers! Contact Service Auction chairs Paula ( ) or Katherine ( ) with any questions. Be sure to stay after the service for the auction fun on February 3rd!

The Little Free Library
Our Little Library, located in front of our church just off the Clinton Avenue sidewalk, is always in need of new books! It's not uncommon to see a passer-by browsing through a book that's been made available there. If you have a few books you'd like to donate, please place them directly into the Little Library.
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 , Minister
(585) 325-5092

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

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

Emma Barry , Office Administrator
(585) 546-2826

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