Author Archives: Sarah Buckser

Closing for Presidents’ Day

This Monday, February 18th, the FUSIT Office will be closed for Presidents‘ Day. Feel free to stop in on the 19th, as we will reopen then. If you have any questions or concerns reach out to

December’s Side with Love Collection Results

A big thank you to everyone who participated in our Snuggle Up side with love collection this past December. We collected:

36 Scarves

37 Pairs of Socks

34 Pairs of Gloves

52 Hats

15 Outerwear

6 Pairs of Earmuffs

2 Blankets

4 Misc.

All that totals up to 176 donated items. What a … read more.

REvision the future of FUSIT!

This January First Unitarian Society of Ithaca is taking an exciting step in religious exploration: a visioning weekend with Kim Sweeney. But what is a visioning weekend? And who is Kim Sweeney?

Kim Sweeney has worked for over two decades as an educator and wrote the … read more.

Side with Love Collection, November Results

Unitarian Universalism believes that all people are worthy of love and that as people we must side with love–unconditional, universal love. The UUA’s campaign “Side with Love” was designed to help us express this belief. In our congregation, this has taken the form of our … read more.

Now Hiring Religious Exploration Assistant

The Religious Education program at First Unitarian Society of Ithaca is looking for a Religious Exploration Assistant. If you would like to apply, please read the information below.
Job Summary:

The Religious Education Assistant is a part-time (5 hrs/week), ten months, non-exempt position which entails working most … read more.

Gala Service Auction 2018

Join us on Nov. 10, 2018, at 5:30 for our Service Auction! It will be a grand evening out (with free childcare) for socializing, eating delicious food and drinks, and a live auction.

The Gala Service Auction combines the traditional auction format with a unique … read more.

All Church Night January 9th!


Have you wanted to get involved at First Unitarian Society of Ithaca but aren’t sure how? Have you been looking for a place to use your voice to shape our congregation and church? Have you just been looking for something to do on a Wednesday … read more.

Mark S. Pedersen – In Memoriam

Mark Stephen Pedersen
Memorial service will be held:
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church, Ithaca
(due to large number of people attending)
Reception to follow at First Unitarian Society of Ithaca
(If you would like to contribute cookies to the reception, please drop them by First Unitarian … read more.