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Beginning A Spiritual Journey?

If you are new to Unitarian Universalism or new to this Ann Arbor Congregation, let us introduce ourselves.



Together we nurture the spiritual growth and development of our children and youth. Classes are offered for all children and youth from nursery through high school. Fun and camaraderie are integral parts of the program!


Our Music Program!

The music you'll hear at First UU is as diverse as the cultures, beliefs and walks of life that comprise our congregation.



Our congregation relies on the generous participation of members and friends in our annual Stewardship campaign and on a number of different fundraisers to gather the financial support necessary for our active community.


Working together on common goals!

Please join with us to make a difference in our families, our community and our World.


We are a member of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)

The wider Unitarian Universalist (UU) community provides our congregation with a vibrant means of co-operating together and strengthening our identity as UU's.


Finding Community

We build our sense of community by caring for each other and allowing you to share your unique gifts and interests with others.

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Highlighted Events

YRUU 2014 service trip

35 YRUU youth and chaperones set off on their week-long service trip to southern Kentucky.

YRUU before the 2014 service trip


Consider Teaching * Spiritual Growth and Development Program, 2014-2015

Have you ever considered teaching for the SGD Program? We're now recruiting for the 2014-15 program year. No teaching experience is necessary.

If you are an adult congregant who has attended UUAA for at least one year, and you would enjoy actively exploring UU values with young people, consider teaching!

Housing Needed for OWL Facilitators

UUAA will be hosting a regional Our Whole Lives (OWL) facilitator training from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27. Most participants in the OWL training will need overnight accommodations. SGD is looking for anyone interested in providing home hospitality for one or more adults. Those interested, contact Maria Thomas at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Thank you.

One-time Chalice Circle: "Playfulness" * August 10

Meeting will be from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Sign up during Social Hour. Questions? Contact Anne Ramsey at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Family Camp * August 22 - 25

Come hang out at Camp this summer, August 22 - August 25, 2014! Registration is now available. Register by April 30th to get early bird rates.

Men's Retreat * September 26 - 28

Kick off the 150th anniversary celebration from Friday - Sunday, September 26 - 28 at the Judson Collins Center in Irish Hills. Food will be provided by Moveable Feast. Campfire singing will be led by Glen Thomas Rideout. Sunday worship will be led by Mark Evens. Questions? Contact chair Steve Schewe at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

150th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration * September 28

On May 14, 1865, the First Congregational Unitarian Society of Ann Arbor was founded by 40 people who undoubtedly would not recognize this Congregation now. Next program year, from September 28, 2014, through May 17, 2015, we will celebrate the Congregation's 150 years as we "revere the past but trust the dawning future more".

Road Work on Ann Arbor-Saline Rd

Watch for road work on A2-Saline Road, between Eisenhower and Oak Valley Drive. The maps on the link below are from A2 News (MLive). They show detour routes. 

Click Here for Detour Maps

Sunday Services

July 27, 2014, 10:00 am

"Draw the Circle Wide, Draw it Wider Still"
Summer guest minister, Rev. Kevin Tarsa

Forty-two hours after he had been declared dead, our Universalist ancestor George de Benneville (1703-1793) awoke in his coffin. He returned to life with a renewed mission: to preach "the universal and everlasting gospel of boundless, universal love for the entire human race." On this day after de Benneville's birthday, let's consider stretching the edges of our own circle of care and concern.


This Sunday at UUAA

Sunday Spiritual Growth
& Development Classes

10am service: Classes for grades K-3 and 4-8
Nursery and Preschool are available every Sunday of the year.

Social Hour in the Social Hall
immediately following the service

Newcomer Welcome
in the Redman Room

immediately following the service


150 Years of Reason & Compassion in Action

You are invited -- Explore Our 2014-2015 calendar of 150th Activities

"The breeze of divine grace is blowing on all. But one needs to unfurl the sail to feel the breeze of grace.”

― From the Hindu writing Roma Chrisna