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 Downtown Soup Kitchen in New Haven.
Sundays 10:30 am
Child care 10:15 - 11:30
Fellowship and refreshments after service.
May 1: “Beltaine.”
We celebrate the cross-quarter day that opens onto summer, and also the first day of the new round of Niobe. Our image is the Hermit by the Bright Silver Lake under the Ruby Sky. Service coordinated by Gaianne Jenkins
May 8: “Hearth, Home, and World: Reflections on Mothers and Mother's Day.”
Celebrate Mother's Day! Bring a flower or two from your garden or neighborhood to share with others in this service. Coordinated by Anne Cherry.
May 15: “Annual Meeting.”
Following a short service, we will convene for the Annual Meeting of the Society. All are invited to attend but only members may vote in the business meeting. Service coordinated by Theresa Bergherr.
May 22: “Our Farms, Our Food.”
Service coordinated by Elizabeth Logan with Richard Falko.
May 29: “Minimalism and the Ethics of Less.”
Kayleigh Bohémier will discuss the experience of Marie Kondo-ing her apartment, the ethics of consumerism, and how minimalist frameworks can inform a framework for conscious consumption, soft environmentalism, and more.