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It’s TIME!

This Sunday, the 6-week UU Service Committee’s Guest At Your Table (GAYT) program culminates with Roberta’s Setting the Table Service and everyone is invited to bring back your GAYT box to place on the table. We can’t all, individually, help the Rohingya facing genocide in Myanmar or Bangladesh; we can’t...

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Hospitality Sign ups!

Thanks to our church committees, members and groups who volunteer on Sundays to bring treats for coffee hour. Your contributions make coffee hour a fun and festive time. In December and January, we have some open slots. Please consider signing up for a Sunday this winter. Families are welcome to...

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Newcomers News

There will be no Newcomers Room after church on November 19 or November 26.  Join us after church, beginning on December 3, in the Chancel Anteroom at the front of the Sanctuary.        

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Helping our Community

Our small food pantry is located on the lower level of the church (at the bottom of the steps near the office). We can always use contributions of non-perishable food. The children did a wonderful job of “trick-or-treating” in the sanctuary on Oct 29th to collect for the Delaware Food...

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Open Heart Zen Meditation

Brunner Chapel Regular practice every Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday One Day Retreat 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Next Saturday retreat is November 11, 2017) Last Wednesday of the month Group Discussion 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Next group discussion November 29, 2017) * * check web site...

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Shop Amazon Smile this Holiday Season!

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at Amazon Smile and Amazon donates to First Unitarian Church. Support the work of this church while shopping in your PJ’s. How easy is that? Questions, contact Marina at

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K/1 OWL (Our Whole Lives)

The Children’s Religious Exploration Team (CYRE) is excited to offer Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality Education to Kindergarten and First Graders at First Unitarian Church. The K/1 OWL program supports parents in educating their young children about birth, babies, bodies and families. It helps establish a life-long pattern of family...

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Book Corner Sale!

Please come by the Book Corner to check out our Sale Bonanza. You’ll be amazed at our markdown prices, just in time for the holidays! The only books not marked down are recent acquisitions which were obtained on request.

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Poinsettia Orders

This year we will continue our tradition of decorating our Sanctuary with red & white poinsettias. The 6 ½” pots will be on display from Dec. 10th through Dec. 24th. Please print out and complete this form, then return it to the church office before December 3rd. The names of...

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Ushers Needed!

Both regular ushers to serve one Sunday per month and substitute ushers are needed. It’s a wonderful way to meet people and to serve the Congregation. Training will be provided. For more information, please contact Ed Ostrom at 484-842-1199 or by email:

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Mark Fries Memorial Service

Mark Fries passed away on Thursday, August 24th, at the age of 95. He is survived by his wife Tottie, and a large extended family. A Memorial Service for Mark will be held in the sanctuary on Saturday, November 18th at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow. In lieu...

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Safety in Church

Another school shooting in California this week and yet again we ask ourselves if we are safe at church.  A news report about the recent California shooting mentioned how well the school handled the lock down and how their practice and preparation saved lives. The Safer Congregations Committee of the...

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The Coffee Project: A Taste of Justice

Your morning coffee tastes good – but does it also do good? What if every cup you drank could support small organic farmers who respect the environment, rather than industrialized agribusiness that relies on exploited labor and harmful chemicals? This is the question that the founders of Equal Exchange set...

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Open Heart Meditation Practice Zen

Schedule for November and December. Location: Brunner Chapel November 2017 11/22/17 Wednesday No Practice 11/29/17 Wednesday 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Group discussion – Basic Elements of Meditation Practice (Part 1) December 2017 12/06/17 Wednesday 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. regular practice 12/13/17 Wednesday 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m....

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