Sundae Sunday

In honor of the history of the ice cream sundae being created in Ithaca by a Unitarian minister, we serve ice cream sundaes to the community during the annual Porch Fest event, usually the third Sunday in September. The porch of our parish house also features community musicians.

Recycle Sale

Find EVERYTHING you need at this much loved Ithaca yard sale on an epic scale.  Great deals to be found in  furniture, clothing, shoes, housewares, books, CDs, shoes and antiques. It is held for three days, usually held on the third weekend in August, with prices reduced daily.

Unirondack Labor Day Camping

Each year we fill the Unirondack camp and conference center in the Adirondacks with 100 excited campers in cabins and tents who use the time to connect with one another and the great outdoors.

Registration for 2019 has closed.

Service Auction

FUSIT Sharing the Love Online Auction 

February 12, 13 & 14 💝💝💝

A weekend retreat in a yurt! A 2-hour UUkelele lesson! Helping hand services! — Who knows what you will find in our first online auction! We are a creative, diverse and generous group: and we are confident this year’s online auction will connect us in new and fun Covid-safe ways while raising funds for FUSIT.

Ready to donate a service or item? Fantastic!

Donation Guidelines:

  • Service/item must have a fair market value of at least $20.00.
  • Write a very specific description on the form including date, time, duration, location, etc.

Examples: (a) 3 hours of gardening work including digging and planting during month of May 2021; date and time TBD–Min bid $60.00;  (b) 2 dozen hand-made chocolate-macadamia nut cookies to be delivered to you any weekend in September 2021–Min bid $20.00; (c) 1 hour decluttering a closet (March 2021) including taking clothes to a local charity–Min bid $20.00.

Make your donation here by filling out this form: Make Your Donation

Have an idea but not quite sure? Email us at

Register to bid and create an account now at  Bidding will open Feb 12. More info to follow.

Annual Picnic

The last “regular” service of the year is held at Stewart Park where we bridge our middle and high school youth to the next adventure.  This is all followed by a potluck lunch by the beautiful Cayuga Lake.