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 The
New Haven/Leon Sister City Project.
Sundays 10:30 am
Child care 10:15 - 11:30
Fellowship and refreshments after service.
Thursday, April 2, 8 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. Tell Paul if you can bring bread, wine or juice. Service Coordinator: Paul Raspe.
April 5: “Easter.”
Service coordinated by Terri Stephens.
April 12: “Rocky Corner Co-Housing.”
Rocky Corner is a new cohousing neighborhood of 30 homes to be built in Bethany, Connecticut. We want to return to the spirit of neighborhoods past, where neighbors help neighbors. We want to live sustainably—to use fewer resources and share more.
April 19: “Chuang Tzu and Taoism.”
For our Earth Day celebration, we explore Taoism through the writings of Chuang Tzu. Service coordinated by Mark Mitsock.
April 26: Beltane.
Service coordinated by Steve Hall.