Sunday Volunteers Needed!

We are looking to add to our roster of volunteers in the church office on Sundays.  If you are interested in participating in this valuable role, please contact Kathi Weiss at either kdweiss1@verizon.net or 302-562-5534.  This duty involves manning the desk in the church office from approximately 10:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. on Sundays.  Depending upon...

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JUSTICE SUNDAY UUSC OFFERING 

Thank you for your generous offering to the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) in the amount of $1,502 for Justice Sunday on April 8.  This included amounts given in the general offering, honey sales, online donations, and checks sent directly to UUSC.  Thanks for helping to put our values at work...

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Fork Mystery!

Our kitchen is missing many dining forks. If you have extra forks or ones from garage sales to recycle our kitchen would love to have you leave them on the counter in the kitchen. We will take care of them. Please email marina@firstuuwilm.org if you leave them so we can alert our kitchen...

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IMPORTANT INFO Information Meeting April 29

On Sunday, April 29, 2018, at noon, there will be: A Budget Information meeting where the congregation will be given details of the proposed Operating and Capital Budgets and a detailed Capital Improvement Plan presentation by the Strategic Planning Committee. A detailed version of the budget document is available on request, please email marina@firstuuwilm.org. A progress report on the...

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Unique chalice display

Cheryl Smith Memorial

The service will be held on Sunday, April 29th @ 2:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. A reception will follow the service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to “CHILD, Inc.”, “Salvation Army” or to  “First Unitarian Church” and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P.O....

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Simba will be in the House!

Our next All Music Sunday will be April 29, 10:30 a.m. We will be celebrating the spirituality of the Lion King. This was a sermon topic sold at our last church auction. Join the Choir, a small chamber orchestra, Rev. Roberta and some special guests for this great morning of music and reflection. Not...

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Pancake Breakfast!

On Sunday, April 29th, the Youth Group is hosting a pancake breakfast in the Parish Hall, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Entrance is $5 per person and a max of $20 per family. They are also hosting a small bake sale, so don’t forget to bring your money for cookies and yummy breads. The...

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Save the Date!  Game Night Fundraiser, Friday, 5/18

Please mark your calendars for a Game Night Fundraiser on Friday, May 18th in Parish Hall. 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Hosted by the Explorers Class (our 5th through 7th graders). All money raised will benefit the Delaware Center for Homeless Veterans. $5/person or $20 a family. More information to come soon, but please...

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CYRE E-News March 2018

The Children and Youth Religious Exploration classes continue to keep busy. In March: The Seekers (2nd, 3rd, 4th grades) held a fundraiser for Faithful Friends, raising $135, and made catnip toys that they also donated to the group. The Explorers (5th, 6th, 7th grades) held an Immigration & DACA letter...

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Sweet Gum Balls!!!

An army of youth were deployed Sunday morning, March 18, to tackle the monkey balls on the church lawn. They may have made their own fun too, at times. View photos on Facebook, here.

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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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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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Sabbatical Time for our Director of Religious Exploration

In September, the congregation acknowledged and celebrated my 10 years of service as the Director of Religious Exploration at First Unitarian Church of Wilmington. During these 10 years we have accomplished so much in our Children and Youth Religious Exploration program! We added Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Kindergarteners/First...

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Bertuccis fund raiser

Dining for Youth Group Dollars THIS Sunday!

Come to Bertucci’s on Sunday, January 28 for lunch or dinner and help raise money for our Youth Group! With your 15% ticket, Bertucci’s will donate 15% of your bill on this special day to help raise $ for our Youth Group’s service trip to West Virginia. Click here to...

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OWL k-1

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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