First Unitarian Society of Ithaca

Sunday Services 10:30 am

Corner of Buffalo & Aurora St.

Ithaca, NY

A welcoming spiritual home for religious free thinkers

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Retirement Party for David Grimm

Event Date: 
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

Join the Party on October 19th!
Please plan to join the party to thank David Grimm for his many years of service to our church, and to congratulate him on his upcoming retirement.
A dish-to-pass luncheon is taking place on October 19th in the Annex, directly following service. Please bring a dish-to-share.  Cake will be provided. Help is needed for both set-up and clean-up, please volunteer at, or let Wendy Salomon know if you can help out at

Newcomer's Brunch

Event Date: 
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Newcomers Brunch on October 18th
You are invited to our semi-annual Newcomers' Brunch on October 18th from 10-12 in the Parlor.  Whether you are new yourself or would like to help give a warm welcome to those who are, we would love to have you. Food will be provided, so you need only bring yourself and a willingness to get to know us better. RSVP by Wednesday, October 15th to Dawn St John,, and indicate any dietary needs, as well as whether or not you will be in need of childcare.

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Best-Looking House of Worship: First Unitarian Church

Designed by architect William Henry Miller, who also designed over 70 other buildings in Ithaca, the home of the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca dates back to 1893. Originally, the church was supposed to have a pyramidal roof, but a tall steeple was erected instead, ostensibly so that students could not miss seeing it. Over the years, the Unitarian empire has spread to adjoining buildings on North Aurora and East Buffalo streets, but the main church building, renovated in the 1990s is an imposing architectural gem and a downtown landmark.

The next Board of Trustees Meeting

Event Date: 
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The next Board of Trustees meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 14, from 7-9 PM in the Parlor.  All are welcome to attend.



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