Category: News

Updated Way Forward Guidance for December

Beginning in December, we are opening the sanctuary to even more people! We will have 30 pew sections available each Sunday for “pods” of people. Your pod can be anywhere from 1-4 people and will need to sit together in one pew section. Check the announce … read more.

Anti-Racism in the Outdoors

A Presentation to the Membership of First Unitarian Society of Ithaca

Dec. 1, 7 – 8 pm  Via Zoom
Dr. Don Rakow

The many benefits of spending time in nature have been very well documented in recent years.  Those who spend more time in natural sites are likely … 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.

Antiracism Film and Lecture Series

All In:  The Fight for Democracy
(with Stacey Abrams)

On November 9, 2021, at 6:30 pm via Zoom, the Antiracism Ministry Team Program Group will present the film, All In: The Fight for Democracy.

The film chronicles the issue of voter suppression in the US. It interweaves the … 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.

Live Streamed Services!

We are pleased to announce that beginning this Sunday, October 3, Sunday services will be live streamed from the sanctuary.

Even though we aren’t quite able to let congregants back in yet, the live streamed services will allow us to “attend” services more like we are … read more.

Annual Report

The 2021 Annual Report is now available!
Take some time and learn about all the important work that happened in 2021. 

Thank you to everyone for making FUSIT a place of connection and inspiration.

2021 FUSIT Annual Report Download

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.