Snow and Ice Season is Here!

As winter approaches, please use caution when parking or using sidewalks. We have a contractor who plows and salts, and our custodians add ice melt as needed, but there still may be ice patches or slippery spots. We keep buckets of ice melt at all entrances; feel free to toss...

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Open Heart Meditation Group in Brunner Chapel

Weekly practice: Every Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Retreat: 1/20/18 Saturday retreat 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please check our website for details at Group discussion: 1/31/18 Last Wednesday of the month 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. View video: Basic Elements of Meditation Practice (Part 2) Basic Elements...

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News Updates and Your Committee

We have over 50 different groups which you can view, here. Is your committee or group working on new ideas? Looking for new members? Proud of your accomplishments? Want to share the good news about how your team supports our values and principles? Send a short article to and...

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Committee and Team Tools

Did you know that we have mail slots in the hallway outside of the office for committees and teams? They are organized in alphabetical order. When we get mail for a committee or team, or if someone wants to leave information for another team member, the item goes in the...

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Celebrate a Unitarian Composer, and Let The Light Shine!

Sunday, January 28, 10:30 a.m. is our next All Music Sunday, featuring the compositions of Canadian Unitarian Composer Brian Tate, a well known conductor, composer and choral clinician. His music is vibrant and inspiring. Our Choir will be joined with percussionist Jonathan Whitney and flute and cello from the Wilmington...

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Dining for Youth Group Dollars on January 28

Come to Bertucci’s on Sunday, January 28 for lunch or dinner and help raise money for our Youth Group! With your 15% ticket, Bertucci’s will donate 15% of your bill on this special day to help raise $ for our Youth Group’s service trip to West Virginia. Click here to...

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Social Media!! Instagram and Twitter!

We can now connect through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. If you use any of these social media platforms, you can follow First Unitarian Church! You can also help promote First U to our community. 1) If you use Facebook, please like our page and then share, comment and like our...

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Welcome Visitors!

To learn more, stop by the Welcome Table in Parish Hall after the service and attend a drop in Newcomer Session in the Chancel Anteroom at the front of the Sanctuary, for a quiet conversation about First U.

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Pastoral Care Update

In January, our Pastoral Care Associates will be Lucy Rabe & Nancy Ball. Email Lucy at and Nancy at Please let us know if you need support; we are here to help! Learn more about Pastoral Care, here.

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Second Sunday Special Collection January 14

Our Second Sunday Special Offering for January is for Lutheran Community Services.   LCS has been serving low-income families in Wilmington and New Castle County, with emergency food, housing and other services since 1959. When congregants or community members come to First Unitarian and ask for help, we often refer them to the LCS for...

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Vespers Service- January 3

Please join us for our Vespers series on Wednesday evening, January 3, from 6:30-7:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary. (Childcare will be available from 6:00-7:15 p.m.) The services will be based on the Taizé style of worship, featuring candlelight, inspirational music, readings and meditation. Come to find peace, silence and...

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UUDAN Grassroots Policy Forum, Saturday, Jan. 6

The Unitarian Universalist Delaware Advocacy Network (UUDAN) will kick off a new legislative/advocacy year with a Grassroots Policy Forum on January 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Newark UU Fellowship. Building a Movement of Movements is the theme of the forum.  The phrase “Movement of Movements” is from the...

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