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First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany



Click HERE for more information about our upcoming service.

Find the archive of previous sermons (text and/or audio files as available) here.



See the updated Social Responsibilities Council (SRC) Brochure


Standing Rock Camp Evacuation

An urgent call for solidarity at Standing Rock for today, Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM has been sent out from the UU Fellowship and Church of Bismarck-Mandan in conjunction with their work at Standing Rock. Please follow along with the UU Fellowship and Church of Bismarck-Mandan on Facebook  for their latest updates and how to support their ongoing ministry, including through the current Ministry-in-Residence Program.

Lakota People’s Law Project is also posting updates and videos from the camp on their website as well as on their Facebook page. Lokota People’s Law representatives are our eyes on the ground as the Water Protectors are cleaning up the camp and preparing to leave. The following is one of the latest postings on Facebook from Lakota People’s Law”

“It’s difficult out here at the #NoDAPL camp. Peaceful water protectors are surrounded on all sides by the army Corps, ND Law Enforcement, National Guard, and the BIA Federal Police. We are facing a federal raid within 48 hours.

This is the last call of the women—the people who have led this movement. Take action at LakotaLaw.org—contact your representatives in Washington and tell them you want justice now!”

We are asked to call our representatives in Washington today. See LakotaLaw.org for a suggested message.

Aly Tharp
Executive Team, Commit2Respond
Programs Coordinator, UU Ministry for Earth & UU Young Adults for Climate Justice                                                                          

UUA Statement of Conscience on Reproductive Justice
SRC Announces that the 2015 UUA General Assembly approved the Statement of Conscience on Reproductive Justice. There is now an implementation process underway. The link is HERE. The actual Statement of Conscience link is HERE.


Capital Area Against Mass Incarceration (CAAMI) will be meeting on the second Tuesday of every month, 7 pm at the Social Justice Center.





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Events Schedule
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Save Saturday, March 18 to attend Albany UU’s biggest FUN, Fundraiser of the year! Click links below to find out how you can donate YOUR special item for the auctions.

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Auction Premium Item  Bid on 1 week vacation in Ocean City!


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Sunday Hospitality: sign up here to volunteer.

We Need YOU to say Yes to serving our congregation!
The Nominating Committee is now seeking candidates for elected positions at Albany UU. Our next election will be held at the Annual Meeting on Sunday, 5/21/17, and we hope you will consider playing a leadership role in our congregation. Click HERE to find out more.

Interested in General Assembly 2017?
Would you like to represent Albany UU at the 2017 General Assembly in New Orleans, June 21-25?  The theme of this year’s gathering is “Resist and Rejoice!”
Thousands of UUS from congregations across the country will meet to worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy through democratic process. In June 2017, delegates also will elect the President who will lead the Unitarian Universalist Association for the next six years.
Youth, young adults and families can participate, and Albany UU will pay the registration fee for members who serve as delegates.  You can let the Board of Trustees know that you are interested by completing this form!  Registration for housing and applications for UUA scholarships open on March 1, so don’t delay!



Three types of small groups: seeking truth and deeper meaning

Three ways to sign up for a class or event:
—Send an email to Registration@AlbanyUU.org
—Sign up at the Sign Up Site in Channing Hall
—Call the church office, 463-7135

If childcare is offered, please let us know you need it when you register. (Include names and ages of children.)


More information on Lifespan Learning at Albany UU can be found here.