First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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Current News

Celebrating Our Members

October 17, 2018

Did you know we have people in our church who have been members for more than 50 years? On Sunday, November 6, we will be celebrating all the members of our church by their length of membership, including officially inducting new members. The sermon will reflect on what it means to "come home to church." Please come and join in this special time to recognize the commitments and gifts of those who have given their hearts to UU and to UU Berks.

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Wednesday November 21 7 pm

October 17, 2018

This year's Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be hosted by Immanuel United Church of Christ in Shillington, next to Governor Mifflin High School. The Bahai's will be offering the sermon. Representatives from Reform Congregation Oheb Sholom, UU Berks, The Islamic Center of Reading, Church of the Brethren, Washington Presbyterian, and other faith communities will offer prayers and words of gratitude. The service begins at 7 pm and is followed by a reception. An offering will be taken for a local nonprofit organization.

Opportunity to Join the Church

October 17, 2018

Have you been reflecting on your relationship with the church and finding yourself ready to make the commitment to be a member? Those who are newer to our church community will have the opportunity to officially join as members on Sunday, November 4. During the worship service that day, there will be a ceremony for new members along with recognition of all lengths of membership. If you are considering joining the church and would like to participate in the ceremony, please contact Mike Mannix, Membership Chair, at mike@mannix.com or Rev.

Join us and learn together!

October 14, 2018

On Friday December 14th from 8 am to 4 pm join, Ebee Bromley (DRE & music), Joanna Groebel, Kai Miller and others learn skills to help self-regulate kid's emotions and behaviors, resolve conflicts and develop resilience, use critical thinking skills and make wise choices, persevere in the face of rigorous tasks, initiate and maintain positive relationships, take responsibility for their behavior and learning, contribute to a postive community.  This training is hosted by PESI.  We will be attending by live-cast webinar.  Bring a brown bag lunch.     Contact Ebee Bromley with inter

Book Presentation by Cindy Ross

October 11, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00pm 

An Evening With Author Cindy Ross

THE WORLD IS OUR CLASSROOM

HOW ONE FAMILY USED NATURE & TRAVEL TO SHAPE

Cradles to Crayons Collection Drive for Children’s Clothing

October 6, 2018

We will be collecting clothing, pajamas, shoes, boots, outerwear, books, and school supplies for children ages infant to 12 years old here at FUUCBC. Please ask your neighbors and friends to also donate.

Dates and Times:

Saturday   10/06/18 11 AM – 1 PM

Sunday      10/07/18 Before and after church

Sunday      10/14/18 Before and after church

 

 Note: We will not be collecting car seats. See Donation Guidelines for more info:

Ruth Epler in Need of Our Help

October 5, 2018

Long time member Ruth Epler was recently moved to Elmcroft after a back injury. She is unable to take two of her cats and is desperate to find them loving homes so that they will not need to be taken to a shelter. Patches is a female about 8 years old and is very friendly and laid back and gets along best with male cats. She has never been around children or dogs.Patches is a polydactyl which means she has extra toes! She is a tri- color, orange, gray and white.

Building Community: What's In Your Toolbox?

September 22, 2018

Join other UU congregations in the Central East Region for a day of networking, learning, and connecting.  Lunch provided.  See flyer attached.

Memorial Service for Sam Tyson

September 22, 2018

Long time member Sam Tyson passed away on July 18th. A Celebration of Life Service  will be held on September 22 at The Highlands at Wyomissing, 2000 Cambridge Ave., Wyomissing, PA 19610. Reverend Sandra Fees will officiate.There will be a lunchoen following the service.Those attending the service are also invited to the luncheon.