First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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Current News

Missed a Service? Want to Hear a Sermon Again?

April 9, 2015

Rev. Sandra's sermons are now available in audio as well as print. They can be found on our website here.

Introducing our New Office Administrator

March 26, 2015
We are excited to announce that our new office administrator, Melissa Medina, will be starting with us next Tuesday, March 31. She has previously worked as an Administrative Assistant, and has knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite, is QuickBooks proficient, and has experience handling a wide variety of office tasks. She brings expertise in bookkeeping and also comes to us with excellent communications skills, including web and social media know-how. She currently lives in Leesport with her husband and children, having relocated from State College two years ago.

Chant for PIck Up Choir on March 22nd

March 22, 2015

This Sunday March 22nd, 2015 from 9:45 - 10:15


Ebee Bromley, Director of Music, will help you get in the spirit of worship by leading a morning of a variety of chants. Together you will explore some of the sounds that make up worshiping together and options for worshiping alone.

The leaders from the red tent project will join in to prepare for their service to follow.

UU Berks Presents: Dan Matz and Friends in Concert

March 21, 2015

We are excited to present our first concert to the public in our newly renovated sanctuary.  Our resident accompanist and composer, Dan Matz will be highlighted in concert Saturday night.

Food Bank Statistics

March 20, 2015

The Food Pantry has served the following number of families and inviduals in 2015.

Welcoming Back Our DRE Maria Couchman

March 11, 2015

This week we welcome Maria Couchman, our Director of Religious Education (DRE), back from maternity leave. As Maria transitions back to the position, she and Elizabeth Bromley, our DIrector of Music who has also been doubling as Interim DRE, will job share the DRE role through June 30. They will each work 10 hours per week as DRE and will be dividing and sharing the position responsibilities. Members and friends may contact either Maria or Elizabeth with questions or concerns about Children's Religious Education. Elizabeth continues to serve as our Director of Music.

Considering Membership?

March 10, 2015

Our next Considering Membership class will be held Sunday, March 29 at 12pm in the Chalice House 1st floor meeting room. Sign Up sheets are now available on the bulletin board in the Gerber Room. If you have questions, please see Rev. Fees or Judy Aubrey, Membership Committee chairperson, or email her at


Board Splinters - February 2015

March 6, 2015

The Board approved sponsorship of Sage Olnick, former Student Minister at FUUBC, for the Unitarian Universalist Ministerial Fellowship.

We are continuing to discuss the current PUC Grant requests. More to come on this!

The Board is currently considering nominees for the vacant and soon-to-be vacant Board seats. Recommendations welcome!

Board Gratitudes - February 2015

March 6, 2015

The Board would like to thank everyone that had a hand in organizing  Sandra’s 10th Anniversary service and celebration. And very special thanks to the Youth Group for putting together the terrific video presentation. Well done!

New topic for April 3rd First Friday Film

March 5, 2015

Our April 3rd First Friday Film at 7:00PM will feature A Bridge Apart  and The Fence.  We are excited to have Daniel Egusquiza from the new MaketheRoadPA  organization in Reading to introduce us to their organization.