First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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Current News

Poor People's Campaign kickoff action in Harrisburg

May 14, 2018

Monday, May 14th -  Poor People's Campaign kickoff action in Harrisburg

Annual Service Auction: Program Published!

April 21, 2018

 The 2018 Service Auction will be held at the church on Saturday, April 21, 2018. 

Potluck finger foods, desserts and silent auctions start at 6:00PM, and the live auction bidding starts at 7:00PM.   

Seeking Volunteers for Accessibility and Inclusion Ministry

April 11, 2018

Accessibility and Inclusion Ministry (AIM) focuses on welcoming, embracing, integrating, and supporting people with disabilities and their families in our congregation. Like the Welcoming Congregation program, churches can be AIM certified. The Board

Families in Crisis Need You

April 8, 2018
Please join the effort to help single father Michael and his three children (daughter and two sons, ages 5-10 yrs) while they are in the Family Promise program. 
As a host congregation, First UU will feed and shelter this lovely family overnight in our church from April 8-16, 2018.

Stop: Review Safe and Sacred Guidelines

March 28, 2018

We place great value on the quality of our Religious Education (RE) program and are eager to maintain a safe and sacred space for our children and for the teaching volunteers.

All Are Called--Participating in GA 2018

March 7, 2018

This year participation in General Assembly is easier than ever with options to participate offsite as well as live. While there's nothing like being there in person to participate in worship, workshops, general sessions, social witness, and more, it's also possible to experience GA from home. Members can even serve as delegates offsite as well as onsite representing the church in UUA decision making on social justice priorities and other denominational concerns.

E-Giving Option

March 1, 2018

Did you know that you can pay your pledge electronically? Our online giving program takes the hassle out of remembering your check book. Pledges are automatically deducted from your bank account on the 1st or 15th of each month.

If you would like to sign up for electronic giving please submit the attached form and a voided check to our office Administrator Melissa Medina.


UU World Request

February 28, 2018

 UU World is exploring possible coverage of March for Our Lives or other gun violence actions by UU students or teachers. If any of you know people who are organizing or planning to participate in marches or demonstrations please contact  Kenneth Sutton at  if you are interested in being interviewed by a UU World news writer.

OWL Family Orientation

February 23, 2018

Religious Education will be running Our Whole Lives: Sexuality Education for Grades 4-6, for the months of March and April from 10:30 to 11:30.  O.W.L. for ages 9-12 helps children learn about and discuss the physical, emotional changes, and social changes of puberty. Parents and caregivers can be actively involved in the exploration of growing older, values, communication and decision making. Those children in Explorers class who decide not to take O.W.L.