CHURCH GROUNDS CLEAN UP – Saturday, April 11 (rain date Monday, April 13)

The Buildings and Grounds Team is organizing a grounds clean up on Saturday, April 11 from 8 a.m. to noon.  (rain date Monday, April 13, 8 a.m. to noon)  There will be a variety of activities including raking up sweet gum balls, sticks, and leaves; spreading crab grass pre-emergent; weeding;...

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Vedic Wisdom As It Applies to Everyday Life

You are invited to experience Vedic Wisdom and the Art of Living on Sunday, April 19th at First U, presented by Dinesh Kashikar, a teacher for Art of Living and a certified Yoga Alliance teacher. His passion is to share spiritual knowledge with the world through Vedic Wisdom, a spiritual...

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Earth Day event sponsored by Green Sanctuary – Register by April 10!

On Sat., April 18, join Green Sanctuary Members for an Earth Day Service opportunity with the Christina River Watershed Cleanup from 8:00 a.m. to noon.We will meet at Dee Burdash’s home (in Northminster at 114 Broadbent Road) for coffee, juice, and bagels at 7:30 and then we will head over...

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A Magical Night Auction, Saturday April 18th 5:30-8:30pm

 Here are the top 5 reasons to buy your ticket in advance (you still have one more Sunday): 1.     This is our biggest fundraising social event for the church for the whole year! 2.     It makes the evening go that much smoother since we have your ticket # as your bidding # for auction items. 3.    ...

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Team 26 Ride and Rally

Members of First Unitarian Church were among the local throng that welcomed Team 26 to Delaware on their ride to Washington DC to create awareness about the need for common-sense state and federal gun reform. The Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence (DeCaGV)  sponsored a short rally in Hockessin to show support for Team...

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Violence Is a Health Issue to be discussed at the next Meeting of the Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow

Violence Is a Health Issue! Hear Kathy Boyer, Trauma Unit, Christiana Hospital  at Meeting of the Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow Monday, April 13, at 6:00 pm   First U Wilmington Sanctuary Please plan to attend this coming Monday at the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington when we will...

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Booster Cards are a great way to support First U!

I want to thank all of the folks who buy booster cards! We have seen an increase in sales over the last few months and this has translated into increased revenue for the church. Thanks to all the new folks who have been buying gift cards for grocery stores, gas...

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ILYA and the Delaware Youth Opportunities Initiative

ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) hosted Faithful Dialogue session in which we heard from the program coordinator at the Delaware Youth Opportunities Initiative (DYOI).  This Delaware Center for Justice program was created to “Ensure successful transitions for youth who are aging out of Delaware’s foster care system” and its...

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Strategic Plan Update

We have updated the Strategic Plan to reflect the progress made towards the goals established last year.   Strategic Plan Highlights 2015-2019, click here.  Strategic Plan updates for 2015-2019, click here.  Strategic Plan 2014-2015, click here.   Please e-mail any of the Standing Strategic Planning Committee Members with your comments...

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Transitional Minister Selection Task Force (TMSTF) Timeline

The Transitional Minister Selection Task Force is preparing an enticing portfolio to demonstrate that First U is an appealing place for a Developmental Minister seeking a motivated congregation that is excited about the future.  For the timeline of the work they are doing, see below: March – Today   Collecting...

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