About our Congregation
Our church, like more than 1,000 member societies, is affiliated with
of North America.
The heart of Unitarian Universalism is
and community. Nurtured by the congregation, each of us
is free to
find our own path to wisdom, understanding, and spiritual
The people of our congregation come from a variety of religious
backgrounds, are of all ages, live in several communities, and have
interests. We share in a love of music, an appreciation of humor, and a
desire to preserve our diversity by respecting each other's beliefs.
Love is the spirit of this church and
This is our great covenant:
To dwell together in peace,
To seek the truth in love, and
To help one another.
Our vision is to be a vibrant, loving, diverse
community rejoicing in being
a sanctuary that fosters spiritual and personal
growth. Inspired by our
shared values, together we dedicate ourselves to
be stewards of our church,
and to promote environmental and social justice
for generations to come.
Vision Statement was approved by the Congregation at Annual Meeting in
The mission of First Church Unitarian
is to be a welcoming, compassionate, and
seeking spiritual growth and fellowship
while working for a just, peaceable, and
The hour and fifteen minute long
begin at 10:00 am and usually include music, readings, a
children's time, meditation and a sermon. Members of the congregation
actively participate in the service with the minister. Guest speakers
are welcomed to the pulpit. Coffee and fellowship are offered in the
vestry following each service.
We are a Welcoming Congregation
First Church Unitarian is a proud member of the UU Association's
"Welcoming Congregation" program, which means we are committed to
providing a warm and open environment to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and
transgender people. For further information on this program please