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,…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