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New Member Stories: Emily Miller and Jim Burakiewicz

"We wanted to be part of what made the Church a place we were drawn to."
This week's post is an interview with Emily Miller and Jim Burakiewicz about their experiences as new members of the First Unitarian community.

Before you began attending First Unitarian, had you been attending another church or other faith community?
No, not since childhood. Emily had explored Unitarianism before, but had not found a place that fit. Jim had been brought up Catholic and had not attended church for years.

How did you hear about First Unitarian and what made you decide to visit?
Emily had initially found First Unitarian and was interested in its history. We were both looking for a deeper community here in Worcester and decided that First Unitarian was a place to look for it.

Why did you decide to become active participants in the church community?
We found that everyone was so welcoming and friendly that we wanted to become contributing members of the church. As a path of our spiritual gr…
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