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
Membership, With a Side of Change
Workshop - Saturday, March 8, 2014 (9:00 am - 1:00 pm - lunch included). Join with Mid-America Region UUA Congregational Life Consultant Lisa Presley as she does a workshop on Membership, With a Side of Change. What do our congregations need to know about membership, membership practices, and the emerging world of 21st century congregational life? And how do you get from here to there?
What: Workshop on:
the membership journey, and hints along the way
March 19, 5:30 pm til 8:30 pm. Plan to join our once a month mid-week gathering for fun, connection and learning. Schedule for the evening: 5:30 - 6:45. Come anytime during this time-frame to purchase a simple deal. 6:00 til 7:00 - Mom's Covenant Group. 7:00 til 7:20 - Vesper Service presented by ERDE (Earth Reverence Dedicants Extraordinaire) - A Celebration of Spring. We invite people to dres in celebratory, colorful outfits and Fancy Hats are encouraged but not required. 7:30 til 8:30 - Programming: How Rude!
Qadriya Sufi Order Meditation
Sunday Evenings March 23rd and 30th (7:00 - 8:30 pm). Dr. Jilani, the murshid (teacher) of the Qadriya Sufi Order in Charleston, IL will present a meditation session/workshop. You will learn mediation in this tradition, which is very simple and all-inclusive. There will also be a discussion about the goal of meditation (i.e. Enlightment, Nirvana, Self-Realization, God-Consciousness, etc.), and some background on Sufism.
'Speed Friending' for 20s and 30s Young Adults
March 28, 2014. Are you a 'Young Adult' (20s & 30s) wanting to meet some of the other Young Adults at First Unitarian? Introducing Speed Friending! Everyone gets a name tag, a list of possible questions to help get things going, a 5 minute conversation, and then -SWITCH! Food and drink will be potluck-style. There will be some 'freestyle' mingling afterwards, and possibly going out to a movie or bar following the event. Begins at 6:30 pm. Open to 20s & 30s who are UUs or curious!
UnFish Fry! Friday, April 4th - 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
The UnFish Fry Crew will be serving an all vegetarian meal that will be open to the public. Tickets will be on sale in Fellowship Hall from March 9 - March 30 between services and at the church office. Adult tickets are $7 and child tickets are $4. You can also still sign up to join the UnFish Fry Crew in Fellowship Hall. This event is sponsored by the RE activities committee. Everyone is highly encouraged to attend and invite friends, relatives, or co-workers! This is a great opportunity to enjoy good food, live music, fellowship and to introduce people to Unitarian Universalism. The UnFish Fry Crew will see you there!
Hummus with Pita
Victoria's Mediterranean Salad