First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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As a community, we bless a child's uniqueness and welcome him or her into our community.

We join with Unitarian Universalists throughout the state and other people of faith to stand on the side of love and protest the detention of immigrant families.

On Sunday, Oct. 18, we dedicated our Black Lives Matter banner as part of our ongoing anti-racism work. 

The flaming chalice is the symbol of the Unitarian Universalist faith, embodying the fire of commitment and power of community. This sculptural interpretation was hand-crafted for our congregation and is displayed on the front wall of the sanctuary.

Each June Unitarian Universalists gather to worship, learn, and prioritize social justice initiatives. The General Assembly kicks off with the banner parade, with youth delegate Schuyler Osgood carrying our church banner this year.

The UU flower communion ceremony honors our religious commitment to coming together in community with our many diversities.

Members and friends enjoy opportunities getting to know each other through social events and other church programs.

Religious leaders offer prayers, readings, and remarks from their faith traditions at the Sept. 6 Interfaith Vigil at the Berks Detention Center. Mothers and children seeking asylum from Central American countries have faced inhumane treatment and lengthy detainment.

Join us for this special worship service with guests Lisa DeVuono and Michael London. 

Our community worships weekly in our newly renovated sanctuary, a place of beauty and love where people of all ages and walks of life are welcome.

Worship Services are held Sundays at 10:30 am. We offer Religious Education classses as well as nursery care for infants and toddlers.


In the event of inclement weather church closings will be posted here by 8am Sunday morning as well as on our church voicemail at 610-371-0928

Oct 16: One Whole Heart: The Healing Inspiration of Rumi - Rev. Sandra Fees and Special Guests Lisa DeVuono and Michael London

Special guests Lisa DeVuono and Michael London join Rev. Sandra Fees to offer the healing inspiration of the great 13th century Sufi mystic, Rumi, through music, poetry, and reflection. Please join us for this special celebration of Rumi. 

Michael and Lisa are based in the Philadelphia area. Michael London is a singer-songwriter known for his passionate interpretation of Rumi. Michael's most recent CD is entitled "One Whole Heart." A college professor at Muhlenberg College, Michael has a PhD in organizational behavior. Lisa DeVuono is a poet, presenter, performer, and facilitator. Her eclectic background includes coordinating arts programs, administrative work, and library science. Lisa holds a BA in Liberal Arts and Masters in Library and Information Science. 

Oct 23: Healing - Rev. Sandra Fees and Tracie Greth, Worship Associate

What does it mean to heal? Are there limits to the healing we can expect for our bodies, minds, and spirits? This morning we will consider some Unitarian Universalist ways of understanding what it means to be healed.

This morning's offering is our monthly special plate collection benefiting the Minister's Discretionary Fund. This Fund supports people in our congregation and the local community who have immediate needs for help with a utility bill, mortgage or rent, or other essential. 

Oct 30: Day of the Dead: Healing Our Losses - Rev. Sandra Fees, Elizabeth Bromley, Director of Music and DRE, and Joanna Groebel, Worship Associate

This morning is our annual Unitarian Universalist-style celebration of the Mexican Dia de Muertos, the Day of the Dead. Bring mementos and photos of loved ones who have died to add to the altar.