An LGBTQ Welcoming Congregation

We are a Welcoming Congregation, recognized by the Unitarian Universalist Association. This means we affirm and include people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer at every level of congregational life—in worship, in program, and in social occasions—welcoming them as whole people.… read more.

From our Minister

We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
 ~ Joseph Campbell 

I am thrilled about the numerous exciting things coming up in the new congregational year. Many of those things … read more.

July/August News

Special Recognition and Congratulations! 

It’s not often that a minister is privileged to have a retired minister as a member of the congregation. And when that retired minister is honored by the denomination for 50 years of professional ministry, and receives an award for their incredible … read more.

From our Minister 

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning. 

~ Louis L’Amour 

Our first year of ministry together is coming to completion. It has been quite a year, hasn’t it? And we have done some good … read more.

From our Minister  May, 2022

Your vocation in life comes from where our greatest joy meets the world’s greatest need.
~ Frederick Buechner 

I love this quote from theologian Frederick Buechner. But I don’t limit its impact to vocation. It’s a great motivation for congregational life as well. While our … read more.

From the Board of Trustees

by Samantha McCoy, Secretary 
Your Board of Trustees has been thrilled to be able to take part in the return to multiplatform services in recent weeks. Each week when I attend a service, whether I participate online via Zoom or head to the Ridge in … read more.

From our Minister

We don’t have to be perfect, just engaged and committed to aligning values with actions.” ~ Brenè Brown 

It is so wonderful to be able to once again gather both in person and online on Sunday mornings, isn’t it? Our collective fingers … read more.

From the Board of Trustees

by Margaret Henderson, Co-President

February’s Focus for the Board of Trustees: Inclusivity A friend of mine who knew calligraphy once made a lovely card for me at this time of year that said, “Tra-la, it’s February, the lusty month of February!” Here’s to the dead … read more.

From Our Director of RE

From Our Director of Education For Children and Youth

Dear Congregation,
In Christian texts, there are stories in which children try to come to Jesus and adults try to get them to go away. The message they convey is, “This is an adult thing. Go away … read more.

Our History

Our current location’s
Fellowship Hall

Pride flag at entrance 2014:
24 Clapboard Ridge Rd,
Danbury, CT

Adelaide Grabert, organist who served the First Universalist Church for 60 years

“The Barn”, Unitarian Universalist Society of Fairfield County from 1970- 2003

First Universalist Church, Main St., Danbury, CT

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of … read more.