Month: October 2022

Univoice Weekly

Our member, Cesar Martinez-Garza, shares with us and invites us into this meaningful Mexican celebration of honoring those we have lost. We invite you to bring pictures of loved ones that have passed to adorn our ofrenda. It is also Halloween weekend (the 2 are not the same) and so children and young at heart are encouraged to wear costumes during the service. 

Contemplative Companions November 2022

Our Contemplative Companions group will be gathering on Monday November 7th at 7:00pm via zoom.
The focus theme for this month will be ‘Seeds of Change’ For further information, including the zoom
link, contact Nadine at or (484) 333-4015.

being change

nadine j. smet-weiss

spiritual director


heart opening



the fullness

of our light

into the world

much like that

brilliant tree

turned autumn orange

outside my 

bedroom window

trusting life

by letting go


Holiday Gift Tree Time is Here

Our community will once again be participating in the Berks Connection Pretrial Services (BCPS) holiday gift tree event. We have been given 25 names of children whose parent or guardian is currently incarcerated at the Berks County Prison. For some of these children, this may … read more.

Seasons Change

In this month of change, I think about the awesome change very humble ingredients go through when we put them together.  All you need is some flour, a bit of water, some salt.  Then you add in some time and heat.  Voilà!  You’ve got warm bread on your hands! 

Univoice Weekly

It takes all kinds of courage to be brave. The kind that makes you take action, the kind that leads you to change, and the kind that means you have to wait. The waiting kind can often be the hardest. Join guest speaker Paula Gribble for an exploration of these different kinds of courage, along with the powerful story of one of our Universalist forebears, Thomas Potter.

Friendsgiving and the Caring Bags Project

Hello FUUBC! Here’s everything you need to know about Friendsgiving and the Caring Bags Project!

Friendsgiving will be held on Sunday, November 27th, following the service.  It’s a chance for us to enjoy a feast with friends in community, celebrating potluck-style the Sunday following Thanksgiving. Below … read more.

Univoice Weekly

Congregational life encompasses many ways for people to feel safe; emotionally, spiritually, our mental health, and more.  Today, during Fire Prevention month, we address the importance of us feeling physically safe in our spiritual home.