Creating a Cornerstone of Change

Let us, as church members, be Inspired To Act. Take the first step towards our new future. The  Stewardship Team is excited to engage the congregation. Together, let us make First U a cornerstone of change in the community. How can we accomplish our goal? We must revitalize our commitment...

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Get to Know Dorothy (Dottie) Ashcraft

Dorothy (Dottie) Ashcraft has been a member of First U since 2001. She had been attending church since 2000. Just after 9/11/01, Rev. Dr. Patrick O’Neill said that we all needed to be part of a community. This made a deep impression on her. At that time, she was working as a...

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A “Magical Night” Auction, Saturday, April 18th

Yes, it's finally almost here!  Our bi-annual auction plans are underway and we need your help.  Have any magic tricks up your sleeve?  Great at graphic design and can help with tickets?  Enjoy decorating for parties?  We have so many ways for you to get involved.  Please email Debbi Zarek...

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Join the Party!

Wow, the New Year is here; so much has happened since your Stewardship Team last engaged your attention. The short story is that we asked for your support, you responded and our light is shining, the building is humming with activity and the congregation is busily preparing for changes ahead....

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Concert at First U!

To wrap up a week of celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the YWCA Delaware will be sponsoring a festive concert, featuring the DuPont Diversity Choir, which is directed  by C. Lawler Rogers, Sr. and sponsored by our Music Program. The concert will be presented on Friday, January 23, 2015...

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Get to Know Paul Pinson

Paul, a member since 1972, has served as Religious Exploration Chair, Staff Relations Chair, Board Member, President, Treasurer and Finance Chair. This year, he is co-facilitator for a “Building Your Own Theology” small group, convenes the Channing Society, participates in a monthly audit, sells Booster Cards and will co-facilitate Our...

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Thank you from the Emmanuel Dining Room Team

We are so humbled by your generosity in donating to the Emmanuel Dining Room outreach effort on Christmas Eve. We couldn't do it without each and every one of you – from those who help cook, serve, or give a financial contribution. And please help us share the love by...

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Grief Recovery Forum & Groups in January

Rev. Michelle will be offering a Grief Recovery Forum on Sunday, January 11 at noon and then grief recovery groups begin in January. Whether your loss is from a death, divorce, the end of a relationship, loss of a career, loss of health, or any other type of loss, this group is...

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Act Fast!

Did you know that you can take advantage of the “IRA rollover” this year? The President just signed the bill extending this wonderful tax break! If you are over 70 1/2 years old, you can give up to $100,000 from your IRA to First U without paying taxes on the...

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