• CROP Walk helps anti-hunger efforts!

    Anti-hunger efforts are part of our social justice mission at First UU and one of the ways we support that cause is through the annual Reading-Berks CROP Walk. A quarter of the funds raised stay local with the Berks Schuylkill Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank, which benefits the monthly food pantry sponsored by First UU.  This ...

  • Save the Dates for some Halloween fun!

    October 21st we will be holding a Spooky movie night at church.  Details to come in next few weeks October 29 Trunk Or Treat.  UUBerks will have a decorated car at the Antietam Pool’s trunk or treat.  Details on how to participate to come in the next few weeks

  • Contemplative Companions October 2022

    Please note that our Contemplative Companions group will be gathering on Monday October 3rd at7:00pm via zoom. The focus in time together this month will be ‘How do we live in peace today?’ Forfurther information, including the zoom link, contact Nadine at njw1258@hotmail.com or (484) 333-4015.

  • Principles & Sources – revision process

    Sign up to engage with the draft revisions for our principles and sources! An exciting time in our UU faith.

  • Solar Team 

    Have you noticed that your electric bill has gone up? The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) authorized the increase in June.  Our church uses Met-Ed and it looks like our bill for August was 86% higher this year than our August 2021 bill for about the same kilowatt usage. Maybe this is a good time for us ...

  • Beware Of Fake Emails Claiming to be Rev. Amy!

    Please be aware that once again someone is impersonating our Minister by sending fake emails asking you to purchase gift cards. This is not being sent by Rev. Amy. At no time will Rev. Amy or anyone else from the church ask you to purchase gift cards for them. If you have received an email like ...

  • Exclusive Screening Event of the Critically Acclaimed Documentary- Emmy Nominated “Takeover”.

    — Saturday, October 8,2022, the WCR Center for the Arts is excited to host an exclusivescreening event of the New York Times Op-Docs documentary ‘Takeover’. Director Emma Francis-Snyder, Producer Tony Gerber, Executive Producers Luis A. Miranda and Lynn Nottage.Takeover explores the twelve historic hours on July 14, 1970, in which fifty members of ...

  • Passing of Eileen LePage

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Eileen LePage. Eileen and her husband Cliff were long time members of the church. Eileen sang in the choir for many years. A Celebration of Eileen’s life will be held Friday, September 16, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. at Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, ...

  • Fun Events with LGBT Center of Greater Reading 

    1) The FUUBC Social Justice Coordinating Committee is willing to support the $80 ticket price of a congregant/or congregants who would like to go to “Prom”.If you would like to attend with financial assistance, please email your interest to g.social.justice@uuberks.org. On Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 5-10PM the LGBT Center of Greater Reading is hosting our signature event, Dance ...

  • Solar Subcommittee

    Last year we used 37,640 cubic feet of natural gas to heat our buildings.  According to the epa.gov website that equates to 20.6 metric tons of CO2.  I believe that we can do better. Solar power has been an ongoing interest of the Building Keepers for a few years. With our church’s strong commitment to environmental and social responsibility, we ...