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Rev. Abbey Tennis, Lead Minister

A lifelong Unitarian Universalist from the Boston area, Rev. Abbey Tennis is passionate about vibrant, robustly spiritual, urban ministry in a multi-racial, multi-cultural, multi-generational setting. Her great loves in congregational ministry include worship leadership, collaborative leadership development, institutional anti-racism and anti-oppression work, and the building of resilient networks of pastoral care. 

Rev. Hannah Capaldi, Minister for Faith Formation

Reverend Hannah Capaldi is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist.  She was raised in the congregation at First Parish of Concord and was ordained there in December of 2019.  She comes to First Unitarian Philadelphia with a passion for preaching an inspiring word, challenging her communities to live into their best selves, and finding joy in pursuit of a better world.  

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Upcoming Services

April 25: Spiritual Courage for the Earth
Service led by: Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker
In honor of Earth Day, we will celebrate the courage of those working for environmental justice around the world and seek deeper grounding ourselves for the spiritual, ethical, and practical commitments required of all of us in this time of “the great turning.” How do we live faithfully in this time of earth’s climate crisis?
     Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker, President Emerita and Professor of Theology Emerita of Starr King School for the Ministry,  is a beloved mentor, theologian, and teacher to generations of Unitarian Universalist ministers. Her influential books include Proverbs of Ashes, Blessing the World, and Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire.  Currently, she serves as a teaching board member of the Braxton Institute for Sustainability, Resiliency and Joy.

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