Worship with Rev. Hannah Capaldi

Join us for a worship experience that will restore your spirit and invigorate your mind.

In addition to attending in person, you can join us on Zoom HERE (passcode: sunday) or on YouTube Live HERE for better audio and video. (That is also the link to watch the recording.) You can also find us on our YouTube Live page: youtube.com/@usguutv/streamsOnline fellowship hour will be at the Zoom link.

The Minister Search Committee has selected, by unanimous vote, the Rev. Hannah Capaldi to be the candidate for the position of Settled Minister at USG. From April 21 to 28, Candidating Week, the congregation will have opportunities to meet Rev. Hannah and learn more about her. Click HERE for more about Rev. Hannah and information about opportunities to meet her. On this Sunday, April 28, after the service, the members of the congregation (people who have signed the membership book) will vote to decide whether or not to call her to join us. Please mark this date on your calendar, so you can participate in the vote.

Reverend Hannah Capaldi is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist.  She was raised in the congregation at First Parish of Concord and was ordained there in December of 2019.  She comes to ministry with a passion for preaching an inspiring word, challenging her communities to live into their best selves, and finding joy in pursuit of a better world.  

Hannah graduated from Union Theological Seminary in New York City where she taught afterschool to eighth graders, served as a chaplain at a shelter for LGBTQ+ youth, and worked in the college program at the Bedford Hills Women’s Prison. Upon graduation, she was honored with the Charles A. Briggs award “for the qualities of conscience, commitment, and courage.” She completed her Clinical Pastoral Education at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital and her ministerial internship at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Washington Crossing in Titusville, NJ.  Her last five years have been spent serving the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia as the Minister for Faith Formation.  In that role, she oversaw a portfolio that included membership, pastoral care, lifelong spiritual formation, and social justice.  

Rev. Hannah lives in West Philly with her wife Livia and her toddler Antonia.  In her free time, she loves to cook and host dinner parties, read long form journalism, and swim in any and all bodies of water.  You can learn more about her at her website: https://revhannahcapaldi.squarespace.com