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Who are We?   We are a religiously diverse, LGBTQ+ embracing, intentionally multiracial and multicultural Unitarian Universalist faith community.
In our congregation, we journey together in Love toward restoring spiritual wholeness. We were founded as a Universalist church in central Philadelphia in 1820 and relocated to the Mount Airy neighborhood in 1938. Join us for Sunday Services weekly in our air-conditioned sanctuary at 11am, followed by our coffee hour. Sunday school and child care are available. Summer services offer a potluck coffee hour.

We welcome people from any religious background who seek personal and spiritual growth in an extended family

atmosphere. Our denomination has no creed or doctrinal tests. All who are in sympathy with our beliefs and are willing to join us in supporting the goals of this church and the principles of the Unitarian Universalist Association are welcomed into membership.

Our building is now accessible to people with disabilities!
It features a ramp to the main sanctuary and a wheelchair lift to the Social Hall beneath. Two accessible restrooms have been created: one on the main level of the Hale Building and another on the lower level of the sanctuary to make our Fellowship Hall more accessible to our congregants, visitors and renters.
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From our Minister

Friends,
This week is the General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association. There's lots of content and news to follow. There are a couple of big votes happening this year during the all-virtual conference. You are intensely interested in what's happening at the denomination level, or just happy to be part of our congregation I hope you will read the words of a prayer from Shaie's friend and our colleague, the Rev. B. Tyler Coles.
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Upcoming Worship Services & General Events

Sunday, June 23 —
"Weaving Our Lives"
(General Assembly Sunday)"

Join us in our air-conditioned sanctuary for a chance to tune in to the livestreamed worship service from the General Assembly Sunday Worship team, featuring Rev. Molly Housh Gordon from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia, MO, a leader in the Reproductive Justice movement. We are all tangled up together in a great web of life that is woven with beauty and hardship, love and loss, thriving and struggle.
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Live Streaming

Sunday Services and other special events are LIVE STREAMED so that those who cannot attend in person are able to watch.

We are a Social Justice
Loving Congregation!

Join Us at Our Weekly Black Lives Matter Vigil every Thursday

Please join us to show our concerns about racism and white supremacy every Thursday. We line Stenton Avenue with our signs (and get tons of supportive honks) from 6-6:30pm, then join electronically with our vigil keepers at home from 6:30-7pm. During the second portion we light candles, learn about black history and share inspirational readings, music, and concerns.
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We are a Welcoming Congregation

For 25 years we have worked hard to make sure lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are full members of our faith communities.
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Religious Exploration
RE Corner

JUNE’S THEME OF THE MONTH: RENEWAL
Happy Juneteenth! As I write this it is Wednesday, June the 19th, the Federal Holiday of June 19th. I am grateful that so many of you were able to be with us for the wonderful service that had glorious singing, reflections, and the drumming of Karen S.

To learn more about this holiday, please follow this link. Here is the link to the book that Shaie read: Free At Last – A Juneteenth Poem. If you would like to see the book it will be on the shelves in the reclaimed RE space. To read the complete narratives of Alvira Boles and formerly enslaved Africans, who were liberated in Texas, Please go to this website.   to continue reading...

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