After three years in California, working with conscientious objectors and the Chelsea Manning Support Network, Michael has returned to First Unitarian Church as our Communications Director.
His writing has appeared in Counterpunch, Alternet, The Catholic Worker, The Onion/A.V. Club, Philadelphia Weekly, PopMatters, Oakland Local, and Wiley-Blackwell's International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest.
Parking Update for First Unitarian Church
Parking restored along 22nd Street, extended to Chestnut Street
We would like to thank those of our First Church family who drive to Sunday service and events for their patience and crucial feedback throughout the past several months. Despite a longstanding, 1993 arrangement with the Streets Department, a handful of members…Continue
Not to be outdone by Pumpkin-spiced lattes and full-priced Halloween candy, First Unitarian Church is doing its part to make the 10th month of the year as exciting as possible by unveiling the October issue of our all-church newsletter, The Beacon!
You can pick up a copy in our literature racks in the lobby or the welcome table in the sanctuary. By why wait? The October issue of The Beacon is also available or download online…Continue
For nearly 20 years, the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia has enjoyed a special relationship with R5 Productions as part of our ongoing role as a cultural, community and educational epicenter—sometimes hosting as many as six shows in one week! As you may have noticed, R5 shows have become less frequent over the past few years here at First Church.…Continue
The Andrew Jackson School Supplies Drive is closing this week. Thank you to all who contributed to this project -- those of you who donated cash or supplies, those who helped publicize it, or who moved supplies to the school, thank you. With the participation of our congregation and Friends in the City, we collected more than $2,000 in cash and several hundred dollars in supplies. We will use all of it for supplies that will directly benefit the school and the children.