Save the Date! Sunday, February 25th

February 25th will be Jubilee Sunday, also known as the do-it-all-in-one-day-with-no-muss-or-fuss stewardship plan. We will have a table in the Parish Hall every Sunday in February. Stop by in advance of Jubilee Sunday and pick up the informational materials. Read them and ponder them. Talk with your families about your...

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Hope for our World

I came to First Unitarian in 2003 because I needed church. After a few visits, I knew I wanted to keep coming and quickly joined as a member. I joined a small group and began to learn more about myself and others in the group. That was my hook. Throughout...

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Social Media – Building Connections!

We connect to our community 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...

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CYRE E-News February 2018

The Children and Youth Religious Exploration classes have been busy! In January … * We hosted First U’s Martin Luther King Day of Service activities, focusing on activities at the Elbert Palmer Elementary School (see more details here) * The Seekers (2nd, 3rd, 4th grades) learned about child slavery issues...

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Last Call for T-Shirts!

This is the last weekend for collecting T-Shirts for the Elbert Palmer Elementary School project. We are collecting T-Shirts (any size, used is fine) that have the following themes: * Places (local, national, or international – they’re all good!) * Numbers (anything that contains numbers is great!) * Sports (can...

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Stewardship Reflection

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wisely said “Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.” Stewardship comes in many forms. During our annual Stewardship Campaign, I like to focus not just on what I will give, but on WHY. Why exactly is First U important...

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We Love Our Office Volunteers!

On February 14, 2018, we celebrated our amazing office volunteer staff. Every weekday, and every Sunday morning, a dedicated office volunteer mans the front desk, assists with office functions, and supports the publications department. We have volunteers who work remotely, assisting with Facebook publicity and web site maintenance. We could...

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Pastoral Care Update

In February, our Pastoral Care Associate is Suzie Cornell. She can be reached at suziec@firstuuwilm.org . Beginning on March 1, Dale Megill becomes the Pastoral Care Associate.  You can reach her at dalem@firstuuwilm.org. Please let us know if you need support; we are here to help! Learn more about Pastoral Care,...

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Consider Joining Our Board!

The Nominating Committee for our church is in session! We will be opening up conversations with possible candidates in the upcoming weeks and months. This is an exciting time in our church, with building changes projected and a search for a new minister. If you are interested in knowing more...

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