First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus is a place where people on a variety of spiritual paths come together to grow in religious depth.
Our congregation lifts up our lives within community so that we may feel ourselves more deeply rooted, and empowered in our transforming commitments of greater loving, wider justice and deeper happiness.
Please join us as we create community, grow in spirituality, practice charity and strive for Social Justice. We welcome you in your struggles, your doubts and your dreams.
As a "Welcoming Congregation", we have formalized our commitment to be inclusive and expressive of the concerns of bisexual, gay, lesbian, and/or transgender persons at every level of congregational life.
Sunday Services Summer at 10am unless noted
ASL (American Sign Language) services are provided at Sunday Celebrations
One Service at 10am until Labor Day
Summer Theme: Green & Growing
July 13th @10am - “Raise Your Hand If You Want to Green The Earth" - Michael Greenman
July 20th @10am - “Don't Worry, Be Joyful" - Rev. Kathleen Fowler
July 27th @10am - “Forgiveness" - Joe Pierce
Other Celebrations & Events
Sun July 27th at 5:00pm - Soulful Sundown Service with Chaplain Ben Iten
Getting to Know UU (an informational session) takes place in Slowter Lounge after each Sunday Worship Service Large format print, and assisted hearing devices are available during each service.
"Monochromes and Anecdotes", photographs by Thom Pegan are on view in the First UU Gallery and Worship Center. Take a moment to enjoy his art and read the stories of his wonderful work. This show will run through the end of August.
ARTISTS, ARTISTS! Get ready for the annual September-October members exhibition called "Life Changes." Take-in will be August 24th after the service. Please email Deb Baillieul (
) with your intention to participate.
POETS, POETS! Get ready for the response to the September October artists show called "Life Changes". Poems will be read at First Friday, October 3, at 7:30.
A Green Sanctuary at First UU?
From the Green Team: First UU is starting a journey to achieve certification as a "Green Sanctuary" under UUA criteria. The Board of Trustees has designated the church's Green Team as coordinator of this effort. All church members and organizations will be invited to participate, and the Green Team is looking for YOUR ideas and hands as we move toward a sustainable church operation.
Please help us by becoming part of this effort! Contact Tom Baillieul, Green Team Chair,
Labor Day Retreat in Hocking Hills
First UU Church Annual Labor Day Retreat at Camp Oty' Okwa Sat,Aug 31 to Mon, Sept 2. Wonderful for families, singles or couples. Workshops, hiking, crafts, community building! Sign up by Sunday August 17. Online Registration or Paper Registration Check out the Labor Day Retreat table in Fellowship Hall or contact Julie Pinsonneault, 447-8407 or _
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How well is our congregation serving the needs and interests of our members and friends, and the wider community? What areas of congregational life are most important to you? How would you assess the overall health of our congregational life? These are the questions that our Biennial Congregational Survey is designed to address, and your participation is essential!
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First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus - 93 West Weisheimer, Columbus, Ohio 43214 - (614) 267-4946