Recent News

Text Me! An Exploration of Scripture

… and Its Uses in Progressive Religion Led by Rev. Kathleen Rolenz and Rev. Wayne Arnason  (Time , Place) Having served as Presidents of the UU Christian Fellowship and the UU Buddhist Fellowship respectively, Rev.’s Rolenz and Arnason have reflected deeply on how religious liberals relate to the scriptures of traditions that are reflected in … Continued

Sacred Sound

October 8, 15 and 22 at 11:30am in Room 302 Immerse yourself in the soothing tones of the crystal singing bowls and the rich vibrations of “Bodhi” – the gong, for an experiential introduction to Sacred Sound. Sacred Sound: A Practice in Mindfulness will be offered for the first time this October. In this course, … Continued

Coming of Age for Adults

Sundays at 11:30am Room 301 November 5 – December 17* *no class on November 26    Coming of Age for Adults is a new series in the Faith Forward Advanced Path. This much anticipated series provides the opportunity to explore and express our faith and beliefs, no matter what age we are. Participants are encouraged to participate … Continued

Sep 2017 Minister’s Column

Are we offering something that the world really needs? Any religious group that wants to be honest to the challenges of the 21st century is asking that question in some fashion. I’m personally finding it difficult to keep up with the needs of the world. What I see in the news and hear from friends … Continued

Sep 2017 Service Opportunities

Hearts and Hammers: It’s time for our annual Hearts & Hammers project.  On September 16th and 23rd we will be providing maintenance to the home of a fixed/low income or disabled senior citizens in cooperation with the 10th Street Community Trust.  Our main tasks will be exterior repairs, yard clean up and painting. The resulting transformation of the … Continued

IT Volunteers Needed at NDSM!

IT Volunteers Needed at NDSM! We Need IT Volunteers! NDSM has an opportunity to modernize our most critical software – our Client Database Consultants from Deloitte have volunteered to lead this vital project. But we need IT volunteers to handle much of the work. If you have any of the following skills, please help us … Continued

Sep 2017 First Sunday Collection

Girls Embracing Mothers (GEM) is dedicated to empowering girls with mothers in prison to break the cycle of incarceration and lead successful lives with vision and purpose. GEM partners with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) to carry out GEM’s amazing Pearl Program, which aims to reduce the trauma suffered by the girls as … Continued

Update & Thank You From Jericho Road

Dear Friends, Several years ago, as a part of First Church’s strategic plan, a small group began an exploration to meet a community need – to strengthen nonprofits by matching volunteers to deliver pro bono consulting in critical areas.  A 501c3 was formed and Jericho Road Dallas was launched in 2014.  Since then we have … Continued

Navigating Grief Fall Session

Healing from Loss. A healing experience through reflection and shared interaction.   A 6 Session Workshop facilitated by Jean Ann Powers, D. Scott Cooper, Nancy Bateman, Connie Anthony Tuesday Evenings 7:00pm – 8:45pm in Room 301 Oct 10, 17, 24, 31& Nov 7,14 The losses we suffer throughout our lives can be painful and are often accompanied by grief.  Navigating Grief … Continued