As an official Welcoming Congregation we are inclusive towards bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender people.
For people with disabilities, we provide assisted listening devices, large print orders of service and hymnals. Also, our Sanctuary, Parish Room and Chapel are wheelchair accessible.
The Caring Ministry Team invites you to be part of building a compassionate community by supporting a member as she struggles with serious health issues. Find out more here.
This Unitarian Universalist congregation was founded over 200 years ago and although rooted in tradition, we practice a vital, contemporary faith and offer a welcoming community.
See the "Contact Us" area at the top of this page for information about the congregation, our faith and history and our people. (you can find more about Unitarian Universalism here.)
From June 26 - September 4 Sunday worship services
start at 10:00 AM and are held in our air-conditioned Parish Room.
We are delighted to share that on April 24, after an eight-month search process and an intensive, joyous Candidating Week, the congregation voted unanimously to call the Rev. Abbey Tennis as our new settled minister.
Rev. Abbey will begin serving our congregation in August 2016, with a formal installation ceremony to follow. Our interim minister, the Rev. Dr. Susan V. Rak, will remain with us until the end of July. You can read more here!
As a regional Community Center the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia welcomes an average of 2,200 people a week by subsidizing dozens of cultural, educational, civic, wellness and spiritual groups.
We invite you to visit soon!
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