• 2020 UU Holiday Angel Gift Tree

    As with most things in 2020, this year’s gift tree is going to be a bit different. This year, our gift tree will add joy to families in Family Promise. Due to COVID-19, Family Promise has had to change their rotating church model to an apartment rental program. While this gives added stability to these ...

  • Caravan of Hope: Shut Down Berks Holiday Vigil

    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2020 AT 3:30 PM EST – 5 PM EST Get on the caravan of hope in person and from your home. On Sunday, we will be bringing hope and light to imprisoned families at Berks – participate in a colorful car caravan in front of the detention center which ends with a short ...

  • Dec. 4 ADORE Listening Café

    Friends and members are invited to participate in ADORE’s Listening Café this Friday, December 4, at 7pm.  We will begin with excerpts from Rev. Dr. William Barber’s post- election message as co-chair of ‘The Poor Peoples’ Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.”  Members of the Caste discussion book group will then share insights gained ...

  • Contemplative Companions – December 2020

    Join us on Monday December 7th, @ 7:00pm when gather around the theme of Love as the way forward, and ask the question of what that might look like in our lives. Contact Jane Rohrbach (windowsjmr@comcast.net) or Nadine Smet-Weiss (njw1258@hotmail.com or 484-333-4015) for further information; contact Nadine to receive the zoom link for this gathering.

  • Members and Friends Invited to Pick Up a Christmas Eve Candle Bag

    One of our beloved UU Berks traditions is passing the light from one person to another while we join in singing Silent Night. To enable us to share joyfully in that tradition while worshiping virtually, each family is invited to pick up a Christmas Eve Candle Bag. Each bag includes a card, two candles, the ...

  • Gratitude for our Gifts

    On Sunday, November 22nd, we heard the an adaptation of Aesop’s tale of The Ant and the Grasshopper. By the end of the story Grasshopper shared his music. Hard working ant shared her labor. Welcoming Ant offered hospitality. We asked those in the worship service to share “what gifts do you have to share ...

  • Did you hear the announcement Rev. Fees made at the beginning of service last week?

    Beginning this Sunday (Nov. 7) we’ll be going to a new Zoom room that has real-time closed captioning (not all Zoom virtual meeting rooms/meeting IDs have closed captioning). You will need to be using a current version of the Zoom Client App (the latest version is 5.4.1).  Each participant will be able to toggle closed ...

  • UU Faith-At-Home Recipe Book

    Each month your RE team likes to offer you resources and gifts that help you practice Unitarian Universalism at home. In this month focused on healing and Thanksgiving we are excited to share with you the UU Faith At Home Recipe Book. Each week on the RE facebook page we’ll explore a different ...

  • ADORE Second Sunday Listening Café

    Friends and members are invited to participate in ADORE’s Second Sunday Listening Café on November 8 at noon.  Since this date comes shortly after Election Day, we will give you an opportunity to share responses to the election and the turbulent times that will follow and to practice deep listening. First UU Church of Berks Co. ...

  • Contemplative Companions – November 2020

    Join us on Monday November 2nd, @ 7:00pm when gather together to contemplate Color, and the role it plays in our lives. Contact Jane Rohrbach (windowsjmr@comcast.net) or Nadine Smet-Weiss (njw1258@hotmail.com or 484-333-4015) for further information; contact Nadine to receive the zoom link for this gathering.