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June 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Loving Transformations: Call to Action from Justice GA

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Our Unitarian Universalist faith is grounded in the most powerful force of all – love. Love is the backbone of our principles. It is the light that shines brightly on our…


Added by Ranwa Hammamy on June 27, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Ed/Lit Activities Continue

The group of tutors at Andrew Jackson have just wrapped up their second year of acting as “reading buddies” to grades 1 – 7 at the Andrew Jackson School in South Philadelphia. More than twenty people, most from the FirstU church, went to the elementary school at 12th and Federal Streets once a week to meet, read, and instruct (math) with more than  50 students.  Some worked one-on-one with the children, and some went into the classrooms to support the teachers. Others have spent…


Added by Sharon Tomalin on June 7, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Interested in a New Book Club?

Would you consider joining an additional UU book club that's open to everyone? Do you want to explore the idea - what kind? When? Which books? How often? How organized?  I'd like to get a sense of the interest in FirstU friends and members.

Email me and let's see if we can discover other interested individuals!

Added by Sharon Tomalin on June 7, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Heart To Heart: Life As We Know It

Life As We Know It

WOW! It’s hard to believe that we’ve come to the end of another fiscal church year. Maybe I was confused by the bizarre weather changes, because I tend to mark time by seasons. Whatever happened to spring? Perhaps entering 2012 threw us into some warp speed vortex;…


Added by Rev. Addae Ama Kraba on June 6, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

June Update from UUA

Dear First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia,

On behalf of the staff here at the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), I hope this message finds you well. Please allow me to highlight a couple of items for you in the paragraphs below. You can find more information on each, plus other announcements and resources, linked in the bulletin materials list that follows. Please share them with your congregation.

Multicultural Growth and Witness delivers a new edition of…


Added by Michael McKee on June 6, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

10 am Summer Worship 6/24 - 9/2

Starting the Sunday after Father's Day through Labor Day Weekend, our services will begin at 10:00 am. To beat the heat we'll meet in the air-conditioned Parish Room. 

Lay Leaders in our congregation will lead eight worship services, sharing their many talents and deep wisdom. We'll also have two special guest speakers this summer, our Affiliated Community Minister Reverend Addae and our Director of Religious Education.

What an exciting and varied group of summer services we…


Added by Former Settled Minister on June 4, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

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