Our path toward spiritual depth is 3 steps: Connect – Grow – Serve.

Serve with us: You can help heal our world. 


First Church is set up to help you live out your values.

We aspire to be known throughout the greater Houston area for bringing the principles of Unitarian Universalism, especially the values of love and acceptance, into the public square.

You have an opportunity to become involved in life-changing ministry in the community. Get involved in a Social Justice project. Serve on one of our many ministry teams. Accept the invitation to an ongoing journey of charitable generosity. As you can, give of your time, talent, and treasure, to truly demonstrate your values and make a difference.

Most of us long to make the world a better place, but occasionally despair about how to make it happen. The problems of the world seem so big, and we have limited resources. First Church is engaged with a variety of community partners to advance our mission in the greater Houston area. Most of our social action projects are aimed to meet the unique needs of our campus neighborhoods.

Helping single moms in the 3rd Ward with life skills as part of our “Signature Project?” Tutoring elementary school kids after school? Rebuilding Together, Houston?  Service after the Service?

Imagine a place where all you had to do was sign up, then show up. All the background work had been done for you. Site location, relationship building, logistics— everything is ready for you. Some projects are ‘one-off,’ others are ongoing. Some are for individuals, others for family groups. Some are on weekends, others during the week.

There are dozens of opportunities throughout greater Houston each year to improve the lives of under-served people through the Social Justice programs of First Church.

Check out our campus Social Justice pages, stop by the church office and pick up a print version of our Social Justice Guide, or view it by clicking the page link. At the Museum District you can also stop by the Social Justice table in the Fellowship Hall after a Sunday service to meet with one of our Team members. At the Thoreau-Richmond campus, you will find “Service after the Service” opportunities every few months.

First Church equips you to live out our Unitarian Universalist principles within and beyond our walls!