Worship Service Topics, 9 and 11 a.m.

Our Sunday morning Worship Services start at 9 and 11 a.m., beginning with Morning Song.  Missed the sermon?  Listen to them here.

Sunday Worship Sermons:

August 6:  Ask Rev. Gail Seavey
Rev. Gail Seavey
Everything you ever wanted to know about the minister and aren’t afraid to ask.  Come with your questions.

August 13:  “no one got justice”
Rev. Gail Seavey
The Memphis Lynching Sites Project held a prayer service attended by the families of a black man who was lynched in 1917 and a white girl he was falsely accused of murdering.  Descendants of reflected upon the lack of justice for both victims.  I will examine the difficult relationship between racism and sexism then and now.

August 20: Your Liberation is Tied Up in Mine. 
Rev. Gail Seavey
We live in a complex interactive cultural context in which we learn to be white, black, or a person of color. We all want to change this cultural context but did you ever try to imagine who we would be if we were free of being culturally conditioned in this way?  Since this calls for a group imagining together I will include guests to help my reflections.

August 27:  Water Communion
Rev. Gail Seavey, Marguerite Mills, Director of Lifespan Religious Education, and Jaie Tiefenbrunn, Director of Music Ministries
Please bring some water to represent your summer experiences, whether it’s from your backyard, a distant shore or your own tears of sorrow and joy.  All of us across the generations will join together with music, story and celebration in praise of our community and the waters that sustain us.


Children’s Summer Fellowship
Programming for PreK through High School from May 28 until September 3 is as follows:


9 a.m.: Nursery.

11 a.m.: Nursery.

Rising Kindergarten-5th Grade

9 a.m.: Supervised activity.

11 a.m.: Worship service or nursery.

Rising 6th Grade-12th Grade

9 a.m.: Worship service.

11 a.m.: Worship service.

Contact us (see below) if you’d like to help with the worship service or greeters, or with rising kindergarten-5th graders.
Classes at 9 a.m. for preK through 8th grade and youth group for 9th through 12th grades will resume on Sept. 10.

If you have questions or concerns, or if you are rising 6th grade and above and would like to help:

Marguerite Mills, Director of Lifespan Religious Education
615-383-5760 ext. 304

Jonah Eller-Isaacs, Religious Education Administrator
615-383-5760 ext. 315


Youth FUUN
Youth Group on Summer Break

FUUN’s Youth Group does not meet over the summer. Youth programs will return in the fall on Sunday, Sept. 10, along with all of our Sunday morning Children’s Religious Education programs. Youth are encouraged to attend services while the group is on break.

All those in ninth–12th grades are welcome to attend Youth Group. The group meets September through May on Sundays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Youth Room, the lower level of FUUN’s administrative offices in Norris House, the colonnaded brick building near the corner of Woodmont Blvd and Stokesmont Rd. Join us in the Sanctuary for the beginning of the 11 a.m.
worship service – we sit together at the back of the short section closest to the piano and head to the Youth Room after the Story for All Ages.

Though the group does not meet over the summer, we’re already planning our sessions for the fall; anyone interested in joining the group or getting more information can contact me at REAdmin@firstuunashville.org or at the church office at (615) 383-5760 x.315. You can also visit the FUUN Family Welcome Table in the Social Hall on Sunday mornings.
Jonah Eller-Isaacs, Religious Education Administrator


See also Sunday Services Visitor Information

Childcare is available in the Nursery for infants and Pre-K during the 9 a.m. service and for children up to 10 years old starting at 10:30 a.m. Click here to meet our childcare team.

From September to May, we have a robust Sunday School Program for Children (PreK through 8th grade) and Youth Group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


2 thoughts on “Worship Service Topics, 9 and 11 a.m.

  1. Beautiful spring photo is well done, and the wheel. I wonder if that coincides in any way with the liturgical calendar of Episcopalian year…we draw from many faiths. I’ve seen the Sisters at many events elsewhere, brave souls.

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