Author: Brian Hagemann

Conversations on Race

Conversations on Race will begin a book discussion of “Caste” by Isabel Wilkerson. This group will be co-facilitated by Rev. Marian and Rev. Kendyl Gibbons, Sr. Minister of All Souls UU Church in Kansas City.

The class will meet on Thursday afternoons in April and May

Friday News 4-2-2021

Friday’s News & Updates!

April 2, 2021

Happy Friday!

I cannot believe how quickly 2021 is moving forward! I hope that with the change in weather, you’re able to get outside more, work in your gardens or go for a bike ride. I’m certainly enjoying not having to … read more.

March 2021

March 2021 Special Announcement
from Rev. Dr. Susan Frederick-Gray
Unitarian Universalist Association


To our UU community,

This week many of us are marking the one year anniversary when nearly all of our congregations and the UUA moved to virtual operations. As I have been mindful of the … read more.

Friday News 3-26-2021

Friday’s News & Updates!

March 26, 2021

Happy Friday!

It has been so wonderful to have the windows open and feel the breeze this week! I hope you have had an opportunity to go out and enjoy this wonderful spring weather.

Thank you all for participating in our Reopening … read more.

Friday News 3-19-2021

Friday’s News & Updates!

March 19, 2021

Happy mid-March! I am loving the signs of spring’s arrival, and my cat is certainly loving watching more activity outside!

I know I often say that “this is a jam-packed” Friday News, but never before have we had so many announcements and … read more.

Friday News 3-5-2021

Friday’s News & Updates!

March 5, 2021

Hello all!

Happy March! It’s been so lovely to see the sun shining, the snow melt away, and have a few days of slightly warmer weather! I hope you are getting to spend some time outside and get some fresh air.

I’m … read more.

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Check the Friday Announcement email, Facebook page and watch for updates about other current church activities.  If you do not receive our email updates, email our Director of Congregational Life, Kelli McNeal at to be added … read more.

Friday News 2-19-2021

Friday’s News & Updates!

February 19, 2021

Good Friday morning all! I hope you’re staying healthy and warm.

This is a jam packed Friday News, so be sure to scroll to the bottom to hear about all of the great things happening at First UU!

Don’t forget that the … read more.

February 2021

February 2021 Special Announcement
from Rev. Dr. Susan Frederick-Gray
Unitarian Universalist Association


To our UU community,

These days, I find myself wondering what things will be like after the pandemic. We have a long way to go, still, it’s difficult to predict all the ways our lives … read more.

Friday News 2-12-2021

Friday’s News & Updates!

February 12, 2021

Good Friday morning all!

We have several important announcements below, so please take a moment to scroll through this email for more information. In particular, be sure to see the announcement for our Mid-Year meeting, happening on Sunday right after the … read more.