Arts at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston -- Sanctuary Choir

Sanctuary Choir

The choir at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston is comprised of volunteers. There is no audition required to participate.  The choir sings during  Sunday services and special occasions.

Members and friends are encouraged to share their musical gifts as singers and instrumentalists to present special music collaboratively or as soloists during worship services throughout the year.


Choir Rehearsal Schedule (subject to change): 
August through May
     Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm in the Choir Room 
     Sundays 10:10-11:40 am in the choir room (3rd floor)

If you would like to learn more about upcoming opportunities to be part of our wonderful music program and share your gifts as a vocalist, instrumentalist, or choir member, please send an email to our Director of Music, Dr. Jolie Rocke, jolie@firstuu.org.

Thank you, volunteers and guests!

Arts Team

The Arts Team supports and promotes the arts to cultivate community and connection through activities that help us: 

● Discover and engage in cultural events that align with Unitarian Universalist values   

● Promote participation in presenting and attending performances, exhibits, and other arts-related events 

● Promote and assist in the execution of annual events such as Foto Fest and the Spring Arts Festival 

● Identify and support social justice through the arts including the monthly Arts Forum


Upcoming Arts Events & Excursions

Arts Forum
Presentations linking social justice and the arts.

Third Sundays 10:45-11:15 AM
Free and open to the public.


Sunday, April 21st, 2024
10:45-11:15 AM


Sanctuary

"National Poetry Month"
Presented by Toni Holland

Arts Forum April 10, 2024(1)


Dr. Howard Bossen will share the images from our 2024 Fotofest exhibition, "Wendel White: Difficult Histories".

Wendel A. White was born in Newark, New Jersey and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. He was awarded a BFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York and an MFA in photography from the University of Texas at Austin. White taught photography at the School of Visual Arts, NY; The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, NY; the International Center for Photography, NY; Rochester Institute of Technology; and is currently Distinguished Professor of Art & American Studies at Stockton University.


April 21:
National Poetry Month with Toni Holland, Poet 

May 5: Jason Fowler, School of American Ballet, Danseur 

June 16: Narissa Bond, Folk Musician and Composer 

Museum Sundays
First Sundays - depart from Channing Hall at 1:00 PM
Free and welcome to all.

April 7: Houston Center for Photography  
April 21, 2024: Spring Street Studios & Winter Street Studios
Meet in Channing Hall at the Arts Team table to join Dr. Colin Bossen as he guides a tour of the final day of the Fotofest "Critical Geography" exhibit!

May 5: Project Row Houses 

June 2: Menil Collection 

Spring Arts Festival
Spring is upon us!  The church is planning for the May 4th Spring Arts Fest. This year we are combining the Spring Arts Fest with the Open House.  This will be a day for members of all ages who are part of our church community to celebrate our work, recruit new team members, and build community through the arts. What a wonderful opportunity to meet new members, reconnect with friends, and enjoy the arts we all love here at First UU!

 

We are excited about the opportunity to share the arts and how we serve our community. Please register your team to host a table with an art activity of your team’s choosing.  Please continue to spread the word and invite as many people as you can.  

 

To register, please fill out THIS FORM by Monday, April 22nd: