Get To Know Wendy Gladfelter

Wendy joined First U in 1994. She and her husband, Ned, were married at First U the same year. Wendy is the proud parent of Jacob, 17, a volunteer in the Seekers room and Luke, 13, an Explorer. Currently, Wendy is a member of the CYRE Leadership Team, the CYRE...

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Update on How Guests Find Us

Many of you have asked me how our guests make their way to our church.  We offer the opportunity to all guests who fill out a green visitor form to let us know.  While not all take us up on that offer, 94 people have filled out that part of...

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Guest At Your Table Afterglow

This year our Guest At Your Table (GAYT) program has been very successful.  Total contributions from members is approaching $5,000 to the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC), during the time that GAYT information was distributed and giving was promoted.  This is amazing, because it almost doubles our goal, and it...

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December Special Collection: Emmanuel Dining Room

First Unitarian and “EDR” have a long, rich history of collaboration. Run by the Ministry of Caring, Emmanuel Dining Room serves a hot breakfast and lunch every day of the year to those in need in 3 locations around the Wilmington area. A team from First Unitarian has been providing...

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Purchase Gifts at the House Pin Table on December 14!

On December 14, purchase pins and earrings for loved ones and for those you want to remember during the holiday season. You and the recipient will have the satisfaction of knowing that your purchase supports a very worthy cause. As you know, in addition to our traditional House Pins, we...

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November Booster Card Winner

Congratulations to November's Booster Card Raffle winner Barbara Crowell!   As a reminder, for every $200 spent on purchasing booster cards, your name is automatically entered into a monthly drawing. Purchases are tracked throughout the month and the $200 sales requirement applies to your cumulative purchase total. Winners enjoy a $10...

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Wilmington Chief of Police Featured Speaker at Monthly Meeting

The meeting of the Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow will be held Monday, December 1 at 6 p.m. at Mother African Union Church, 812 N. Franklin St. in Wilmington.  We have had many productive discussions with state officials and law enforcement officers from New Castle County and look...

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Welcome to Our Newest Members!

It’s my pleasure to introduce our newest members: Randy Lewis, Lauren Lineback and Brian Selander,  Troy Thompson, and Sandra and Mitchell Weiss.  Others from the most recent Pathways class who were not able to be present on Sunday will be joining soon.  Please take time to get to know them...

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Lynn Ingersoll Honored

Last week our own church member, Lynn Ingersoll received the Muriel Gilman Family Advocacy Award from Children & Families First for her “outstanding contribution to the well-being of Delaware's children.” The award is a tribute to Ms. Gilman in recognition of her outstanding community service. She was the first woman...

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Educational Enrichment Center Entrance Reminder

Education Enrichment Center (EEC) is our major tenant. They run a preschool during the week.  During the hours of EEC operations (7 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Monday – Friday) only EEC and EEC families are permitted to use the back parking lot entrance. We have signs in place as a...

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