On November 29, 1890, Unitarians in Detroit celebrated the first service at their new church at Woodward and Edmund, thereafter known as First Unitarian Church. On May 10, 2014, a massive fire destroyed the building.
This Sunday, May 18, Preservation Detroit, along with community partners, will hold a final non-denominational service at the site of the church. The event is intended to provide closure to the community and to honor the building's 124-year history.
A candlelight vigil will be accompanied by music and readings, including a speech that was given at the first service of First Unitarian in 1890.
The event is free to the public and will be held rain or shine. It begins at 7:30.
Please contact Preservation Detroit
with questions or visit the Facebook event page here
Source: Preservation Detroit