Author: Frank Wilder

UUBerks in the News – Solar Install

Tune your TVs / computers / smartphones to the broadcast of Building Green on BCTV on Tue, Jul 09 @ 10:30:00 AM to hear the host Bill Vitale speak with Mike M. and Frank W. about our Solar Photovoltaic Panel Installation.   If you missed the live broadcast, you could always stream it from the BCTV YouTube channel.

Solar in the City

A view of our new 19.4 kW solar array. It consists of forty 485 watt Hanwha Q CELLS panels with an estimated annual electricity production of 21,000 kWh. The city inspector noted that this is the first commercial solar installation in the city of Reading. If we are good about turning off unnecessary lights and … Continue reading Solar in the City

Service Auction Update

Great work UUBerks! We’re still working on the data, but it looks like we made just over $15,000 this year on the Service Auction. For bidders, we sent out final statements via email earlier this week. If you have a credit card on file and you haven’t contacted us about sending in a check, we’ll … Continue reading Service Auction Update

Earth Day Berks 2024

We had beautiful weather for the 2024 Earth Day Berks in the City Park. Check out our photos on our Welcome Page.

Rastabla Hebron: Harriet Tubman Lecture

An inspiring and memorable day with Rastabla Hebron, Harriet Tubman presenter at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County, together with Calvary United Church of Christ/An Open and Affirming Congregation and Cafe Esperanza. Thank you to all who were involved! Here is the recording of the event.

October ’23 Food Bank

The Helping Harvest Food Bank held at our church on the 3rd Saturday of each month, is on 10/21/23 this month. To prepare, we need to set up a “store” in the Gerber Room with tables and shelves around 8:30 AM. We will receive a delivery truck from Helping Harvest around 9:30 AM, which contains … Continue reading October ’23 Food Bank

Photos from the 2023 Hay Creek Festival

It turned out to be a nice day for a festival. This is the 47TH annual Hay Creek Festival. If you were unable to attend, you have another chance on Sunday. You can find photos from the event here. You’re welcome to download, print, and share them.

Photos from the 2023 Antietam Pool Annual Dog Swim

This year’s Antietam Pool Annual Dog Swim was another success. I think the dogs had a blast swimming, playing fetch, and chasing each other around. If you were unable to attend, I hope you’ll join us next year! You can find photos from the event here. You’re welcome to download, print, and share them.