The First Unitarian Church of
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We the members of the First Unitarian Church of St. Louis are a community of memory, hope, and reverence. We covenant with each other to be inclusive, religiously non-creedal, and dedicated to freedom of belief and conscience.
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News & Events
Toward Justice Book Discussion Group
September 28th - 7:00 pm. 'Between the World and Me' by Ta-Nehisi Coates and 'The Fire Next Time' by James Baldwin. The Toward Justice Anti-Racism group sponsors book discussions that look at racism, the African-American experience and white privilege. The upcoming discussion will be of Coates' 2015 'Between the World and Me.
Defying the Nazis: The Sharp's War - Two Opportunities to View and Discuss
The story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, a Unitarian minister and his wife from Wellesley, MA is told in the 90-minute Ken Burns film 'Defying the Nazis' which airs Tuesday, September 20, 8:00 - 9:30 pm on Nine PBS. The Sharps left their children to multiple life-threatening missions in Europe. Over two dangerous years they helped to save hundreds of imperiled political dissidents and Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation across Europe. (text from Channel 9 website). The work of the Sharp's was instrumental in starting the Unitarian Universalist Service Commitee.
Save the Date: Toward Justice Anti-Racism Community Forums
The Toward Justice Group has planned a series of Sunday morning forums to explore the St. Louis region post-Ferguson. Some of these forums will feature speakers from the local community. October 2nd - Come find out about the work of the Toward Justice Group.
Meet Our Transition/Interim Minister - Rev. Gary James
The Policy Board is pleased to announce that Rev. Gary James has joined First UU later as our transition/interim minister. While there will be other opportunities to learn more about him, here are some highlights: he has been the settled minister for two congregations, for five years in Ohio and for more than twenty years in the northern Chicago suburbs.