First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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Current News

Family Promise Needs Your Help

December 2, 2018

December 2, 2018 - December 9, 2018  and  Jan. 13 - Jan 27, 2019 (over MLK Holiday) All nights are long for families experiencing homeless. Please help three families (including 6 teenagers!) see the light of our love and hospitality!  We will host them in our church for meals and overnight stays during the week of Dec. 2-9, 2018 and January 13 through 27th.

Family Promise Needs Your Help

December 2, 2018

December 2, 2018 - December 9, 2018  and  Jan. 13 - Jan 27, 2019 (over MLK Holiday) All nights are long for families experiencing homeless. Please help three families (including 6 teenagers!) see the light of our love and hospitality!  We will host them in our church for meals and overnight stays during the week of Dec. 2-9, 2018 and January 13 through 27th.

Book Club Meeting

November 13, 2018
Our book club will be meeting on Nov 13th at 7pm to discuss the 2nd half of Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldua.  People are always welcome whether they've done the reading or not -- the conversations are not particularly "book bound" rather using them as a springboard for general discussions usually circling around race and based on personal perceptions and experience.   
 Our next meeting

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.

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.

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: