Category: News

The History of FUSIT – Get your copy today!

A Liberal Church is the history of the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca from 1865 to 1945. It was written by Carol Kammen, the Tompkins County Historian, and aided greatly by FUSIT member, Beverly Henderson West. Read about being a liberal congregation in the … read more.

Pastoral Emergencies

The Care Team is delighted to announce that Rev. Janet Shortall has signed a contract with the Board of Trustees to do Pastoral Care.  She is available for pastoral emergencies, memorial services and weddings for members and friends of our congregation.  Janet has been a … read more.

Celebrations Team is looking for new members!

You are invited to help plan our Worship Services.  We choose themes, ask presenters, and are Celebration Associates.  You can lead a service, but you don’t have to.  Our goal is to bring people back together in the church and form our beloved community. 

For information … read more.

Seeking Tech Team Volunteers

The tech team that provides support for our streaming and recorded Sunday services is looking to recruit additional members. If you’re comfortable with computers and would be interested in learning more about what’s involved in this opportunity, please contact Russ Charif ( or Tim Ball … read more.

Welcome FUSIT New Members

Jessica Brown is a mom and “neenee” (grandma) who is a lifelong Ithacan and social worker for Racker. She began coming to FUSIT in 2019 seeking community for herself and her children, as well as inspiration to live a life embedded in justice, equity … read more.

Community Connections – The Egg Group

by Claire Perez

In March 2020, a pandemic hit.  A free society was now not so free, and quarantining began.  While sheltering in place, some of us thought about the possible ramifications of our new reality. Will there be food? How will we get it?  This … read more.

January Shared Plate – Al-Huda Islamic Center

On Sunday, January 31st we collected money in our Shared Plate for the Al-Huda Islamic Center and their newly purchased space in Lansing NY. Twenty years in the making –– the Al-Huda Islamic Center of the Finger Lakes has opened the doors to the first … read more.