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The First Unitarian Church of

St. Louis Welcomes You!

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.

You are welcome here.







News & Events

  • Meet Our Transition/Interim Minister - Rev. Gary James

    Rev. James.pngThe Policy Board is pleased to announce that Rev. Gary James will be joining First UU later this summer 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.

  • Rev. Thomas Perchlik Relocating

    Rev. Thomas Perchlik has decided to relocate and is pursuing options for a ministerial setting closer to his family in Pacific Northwest. The Policy Board has initiated a search process, and hopes to be able to identify a great Accredited Interim Minister (AIM) or AIM in training to join us later in the summer. The first round of the structured search process, managed by the UUA, will be over May 20. If you have questions, contact Kathy Wire or another Member of the Policy Board, and watch your email and the newsletter for updates.

  • April Showers are over...but we still need a few more outstanding pledge cards.

    Canvass 2016.pngWe are grateful for these initial results. As of May 24, Estimate of Giving Cards total over $361,644 for the coming fiscal year. Our annual pledge income is typically in excess of $400,000, so right now we are falling short of our goal.

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  • Book Discussion - Just Mercy - Sponsored by Towards Justice

    June 2, 9, 16 at 7:00pm. We will ultimately not be judged by our technology, we won't be judged by our design, we won't be judged by our intellect and reason. Ultimately, you judge the character of a society...by how they treat the poor, the condemned, the incarcerated. - Bryan Stevenson.























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