First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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Current News

All Aboard the Family Promise Train Oct 22-Nov 5, 2017

September 9, 2017

We have been called to help 3 adults with 10 children experiencing homelessness by hosting them in our church overnight from OCT 22 - NOV 5, 2017.  

For two weeks in a row, we need your help making dinner, showing hospitality every evening, spending the night in church with them, or doing laundry. Here's a real opportunity to lift up two families in crisis!

Berks Bards is welcoming Rev. Sandra Fees as their Featured Poet

September 7, 2017

Berks Bards is welcoming Rev. Sandra Fees as the featured poet on September 7 at 6 PM at GoggleWorks. https://www.facebook.com/BerksBards/photos/gm.108641079854203/2012164218797522/?type=3&theater

Rev. Sandra's second collection of poems has just been released.

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund

August 30, 2017

 The UUA and UUSC have joined to create the Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund. Half of all funds raised will go to at-risk populations who may not be able to access relief services, who are traditionally left out of mainstream response efforts, and who are served by UUSC's local grassroots community partners on the ground in Texas. The other half of the funds will support UU congregations and members of those congregations most affected by the storm.

Join in our Learning!

August 3, 2017

 Chalice Art

Our Religious Education group is in the process of forming teaching teams for the 2017-2018 program year.  Hear and discuss how you can contribute to our year of dynamic learning and exploring.  Please contact director of religious education and music, Ebee Bromley (eb.dre.uuberks@gmail.com) or anyone on the RE committee. 

The Benefits of Teaching in RE

June 16, 2017
Sharing on RE teaching, shared in worship on 6/11/17 Hi, I’m Randy Newnham. I’m on the Religious Education Committee and have been an RE Sunday School teacher for several years. Why do I do this? So I can keep my boy from terrorizing the other kids, of course!

Congregational Meeting- This Sunday

May 21, 2017

Twice a year the congregation meets to receive updates on financial and committee work, and to vote on key congregational matters. The May meeting will include decisions on upcoming charities for special plate collections.The meeting will take place following coffee hour.

Summary of Traffic Changes starting May 8th

May 9, 2017

Advice: enter Reading using the Buttonwood Bridge or Bingaman Street Bridge

Respond to the Call of UUs of Color for #WhiteSupremacyTeachIn#

April 26, 2017
Dear Members and Friends,

UUs of color have called on all of us "to look critically within our faith communities at our hiring practices, power dynami

Vigil for Central American Refugees Sunday April 23

April 23, 2017

Interfaith Vigil at the Berks Detention Center, Sunday, April 23rd at 3:30 pm. Be a voice and presence for mothers and children from Central America seeking asylum in the U.S. The vigil will be led by the Pilgrim Mennonite Church. The Berks Detention Center is located at 1040 County Road, Leesport PA.

Catch the Wave at Our Annual Service Auction!

April 22, 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 6:30pm 

wave"Catch The Wave" Service Auction is here.