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 Mockingbird Foundation, which provides grants for music education programs for children.
Sundays 10:30 am
Child care 10:15 - 11:30
Fellowship and refreshments after service.
April 6: “Our Living Heritage as UUs”
Coordinated by Theresa Bergherr.
April 13: “The Earth As It Is.” An early celebration of earth day, featuring readings of works by Fred Cervin that have not been heard before. Service coordinated by Mark Mitsock and Francis Braunlich.
Thursday, April 17 (8:00 P.M.) Maundy Thursday Celebration.
Traditionally we have a Communion Service on this evening. The recorded music part of the service will come from my collection of live recordings. Following this section, there is a short contemporary Communion Service, including the remembrance of those close to us/you who have died in the past year. Bread, wine and juice are needed to complete this service. If you can bring something, speak to Paul Raspe or just bring it. Join us for this time of being together. Service Coordinator: Paul Raspe
April 20: Easter Sunday Service.
Coordinated by Teresa Stephens.
April 27: “Beltane” As the year turns toward summer, we celebrate Beltane and acknowledge the true cycles of the Earth. If you can, bring a six-foot length of ribbon of your favorite color for the Maypole to represent the season. Coordinated by Gaianne Jenkins and CUUPS.