I would like to thank all of those who have been part of organizing and leading our services during our Minister's sabbatical - I have found the topics relevant to our times, thoughtful and thought-provoking. The choir, the music selection, the other many components of the service have been a joy on many, many levels. Thanks again to all of you who are involved in this endeavor.
Dan Widyono presenting a plaque to Lora Thornburg on behalf of the Trustees and Congregation of the Church in recognition and gratitude for her outstanding pro-bono management of the restoration of the Church fabric and respecting the ideals of architect Frank Furness. The presentation was made on October 5, 2012, at the reception held to kick off the exhibit "Still…Continue
Dane Wells will be leading a training session for prospective guides for the Furness exhibit - after Service this Sunday - September 30th - in the Sanctuary. If you have not already signed up, please come to the session if you are interested and then decide if you would like to participate. I will have packets of materials - cheat sheets so you dont have to remember everything - and at least you will learn more about the wonderful building we are in. The exhibit boards will be available…Continue
First Unitarian Church has been invited to participate in a city-wide exhibit honoring Frank Furness and his buildings in Philadelphia. The exhibit has been developed by the Development Working Group and will be on view from October to December - times below. The exhibit has wonderful photos from our archives and other sources showing the arc of Frank's life - and the arc of the life of our building over the last century. Do…Continue