The First Unitarian Universalist Society of New Haven has been a part of the community since 1836. Our member-led services are held Sundays at 10:30 am, with refreshments and conversation after the service. Child care is available. We are a welcoming congregation and proudly offer a warm welcome to all, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
Our meetinghouse is located at 608 Whitney Avenue in the Whitney Avenue Historic District of New Haven, 1.3 miles north of the New Haven Green and about one-half mile south of the town of Hamden. We offer hearing assist devices for the hearing impaired.
Social Justice and Charitable Giving
congregations gives away its weekly collection to organizations
pursuing social and environmental justice. We select a different
recipient each quarter. We are donating the money collected at this
quarter's services to the veteran's food pantry in Norwich.
Sundays 10:30 am
Child care 10:15 - 11:30
Fellowship and refreshments after service.
March 2: “The Sources of Our Tradition, Pt. 5.”
Coordinated by Theresa Bergherr.
March 9: "Stoicism, A Reboot.”
Coordinated by Kayleigh Bohémier.
March 16: “The Book of Esther.”
A look at the book of Esther, variously considered either (a) a political satire, (b) an early Harlequin Romance, (c) the beta version of The Bachelor, (d) a secular novella, (e) possibly a morality tale, but probably not...or what? Fun Facts: Esther is one of only two Biblical books which do not mention God (the other one is Ecclesiastes); also the first use of the word "Jew". Coordinated by Terri Stephens.
March 23: Topic to be announced
Coordinated by Gaianne Jenkins.
March 30: "Early Universalist History."
What was happening between the last witch hanging and the founding of the Universalist Church in New Haven? A biased look at Connecticut’s religious history. Coordinated by Sheila Brendt.