An Urban Center in Detroit for Spiritual Renewal and Social Justice

Liberate Truth - Radiate Kindness - Love Courageously

Flaming Chalice

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit
4605 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
Proud member of the Cass Corridor Commons

Worship Information
Services begin at 10:30am unless otherwise noted.

    Detroit UU: 4605 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
    Finding Our Church & Parking
    We have some joint worship services with the Northwest UU Church. Please see the upcoming schedule below.
    Northwest UU: 23925 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48075
    All Services are Online Via Zoom:
     Link for Live Worship Service
        Phone access via Zoom: 312-626-6799, Meeting ID: 949 9483 0471,
        Participant ID: none (just hit #)

    April 7 Recording

Upcoming Worship Services
Apr 14, 2024: Detroit
Apr 21, 2024: Joint Worship at Northwest
Apr 28, 2024: Detroit
May  5, 2024: Detroit
May 12, 2024: Joint Worship at Detroit

News & Current Events
October 8, 2022: Letter to the Congregation from Rev Julie Brock
July 27, 2023: Joint Letter to UU Detroit & Northwest UU
September 17, 2023 10:30AM: Palestine, Israel & Beyond
September 23, 2023 NOON: Picnic at Belle Isle
November 30, 2023: Organ Repair Update
January 12, 2024: Joint Ministry Announcement
February 18, 2024 HIGH NOON: Congregational Meeting
March 14, 2024 6:00PM: Board Meeting
March 28, 2024 7:00PM: Irene Wellman Poetry
March 31, 2024 10:30AM: Easter Emerging
March 31, 2024 NOON: Potluck
April 7, 2024 10:30AM: Guided by a Wise Gentleness
April 10, 2024 5:30PM: Membership Committee
April 11, 2024 6:00PM: Board Meeting
April 13, 2024 10:00AM: Choir Practice
April 14, 2024 10:30AM: The Importance of Being a Blip In-Person & On Zoom

About UU Detroit

Tradition, History and Values
Professional Staff & Elected Officers
Parking and Directions to Church
Contact Information
A Welcoming Congregation
Black Lives Matter


Schedule & Archives
Service Audio
Worship Committee
A Fond Farewell from Rev Murray

Congregational Life

Vespers Poetry
Social Justice
Membership Path
Membership Committee Mission Statement
Mogul Missives
Congregational Survey
John Angry Memorial James Robinson Memorial
Al Acker Memorial Service
Roger Zeigler Memorial Service


Contact the Minister
Board Members & Committee Chairs
2023 Congregational Meeting & Reports
2021 Annual Report
2020 Annual Report
Policies & Procedures

Church Events

Calendar of Church Events
Journey Through the Elements
Healing from Bruises
A Sense of Place
Sharing Gifts
Single Breath
N-Word Duet
Jeff Gibbs & Michael Moore


Choir Information
Gloria (choir)
Rise Up (Eric)
Meditation on Breathing (choir)
Amid the Falling Snow
A Quad of Todd
Don't Worry, Be Happy
Chimes & Candles
Spirit of Life
Change Gonna Come
Go Down Moses (organ)
Inside the Organ Videos

Giving / Finance

Share the Plate
Chalice Lighters
Support UU Detroit slides
Approved 2023-2024 Budget

Members & Friends

Directory Update Form
Member Directory (login required)


April 14, 2024 -- 10:30AM
Reverend Julie Brock
The Importance of Being a Blip

In the span of time and scope of the Universe, human beings are infinitesimally small. We are also utterly and completely necessary. This morning we will consider the fact that we are mere blips in the time space continuum... but really really important blips.

Order of Service

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