Month: June 2020

In A World…

For many normally this season is filled with summer blockbusters.  I love a good summer blockbuster.  A fantasy or sci-fi or good old Superhero tale helps me stretch my imagination – suspend my disbelief muscles – and dream.  Last week I attended the General Assembly of the UUA.  Lots of you came to Sunday morning … Continue reading In A World…

Univoice Weekly

Sunday Morning Worship at GA at 10 AM. Benjie Messer, Rev. Joan Javier-Duval, Rev. Mykal Slack. Join in the largest annual gathering of UUs joining in worship. This service will stream on Sunday at 10 am. Rev. Joan Javier-Duval, Minister of the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, VT, is worship leader and will deliver the sermon. Rev. Mykal O’Neal Slack is co-worship leader. He is currently the Community Minister for Worship and Spiritual Care for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism and a co-founder of the Transforming Hearts Collective. Benjie Messer who serves at the UU Congregation of Phoenix and has just completed the UUA’s Music Leadership Certification Program is the music director.

Rev. Sandra’s Summer Schedule

Over the summer, our minister, Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees, will be taking vacation and study leave time. During that time, she will be responding to pastoral emergencies (deaths, serious illnesses, and crises). For non-emergency pastoral news (a birth, celebration, or struggle), please contact the Caring Circle at For questions about other church matters, contact … Continue reading Rev. Sandra’s Summer Schedule

ADORE Listening Cafe

Our congregation’s ADORE group (A Dialog On Race and Ethnicity) invites you to a virtual space on Sunday, July 5 from 11:45-12:45 PM via GoogleMeet. We encourage all participants to share and learn, we will specifically discuss the movement led by the#ShutDownBerks Coalition to close the Berks Family Detention Center in Leesport. To receive updates, join FUUBC’s Immigration Justice group … Continue reading ADORE Listening Cafe

Univoice Weekly

Practicing Compassion. Poncho Peña, Longtime member & guitarist, and Ebee Bromley, director of religious education & music leads us in this morning’s service. Quarantine has required a new level of compassion for ourselves and others.  Compassion is not just a matter of niceness and thoughtful feelings.  It’s a deeper type of feeling that drives us to action.  This Sunday we will consider how we practice compassion for those who fail us.

With Sadness On The Death Of Ruthie Epler

With sadness, I’m writing to share the news that our beloved member Ruthie Epler died early Wednesday morning.  Ruthie was a long-time and active church member (54 years!). At church, she is remembered for her dedication to the building and worship committees. She was a teacher, feminist, and LGBTQ activist who loved science and nature. Plans for a memorial service will be shared as they are … Continue reading With Sadness On The Death Of Ruthie Epler

Contemplative Companions gathering via zoom on Monday 7/6 @ 7pm.

A time for silence, sharing and listening from our hearts around the theme of “Active Hope.” If you would like to join us for this gathering (and are not on the group email list) please contact Nadine ( or 484-333-4015) for the “Active Hope” practice sheet and to receive the zoom link for the gathering on … Continue reading Contemplative Companions gathering via zoom on Monday 7/6 @ 7pm.

Univoice Weekly

Sacred Acts of Justice & Compassion. Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees. Join us this Sunday as we reflect together on our individual and collective acts of justice and compassion. Hear from Pat Uribe-Licthty about our rainbow flag, which we are flying and dedicating. Hear from James Mannix, youth, about the Black Lives Matter march in City Park. Hear from Cesar Martinez-Garza about academia and Black Lives Matter. Hear from Jim Beidler about how our financial gifts advance justice. You’ll also hear from Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees on other sacred acts of justice, and Susan Pena will be providing piano music to hold our time.