Healing the Heart of Democracy, January 19 and 20, 2017

In January we inaugurate a new President. We here at First U will mark that event by affirming our deepest values. On Inauguration Eve we will hold an all-ages Reaffirmation of the Principles of Unitarian Universalism. We will gather at 6:30 p.m. for a simple soup supper. Then we will...

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Safe Congregations Award

We are pleased to announce that First U has been designated a Sexually Safer Congregation by the Religious Institute. This means that our leadership has made a commitment to sexual safety that involved the board, staff, parents, volunteers and members. A sexually healthy and responsible congregation is free from sexual...

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Refugee Project

Today because of violence and persecution, more than 60 million people have been forced to flee their homes – the highest number since WWII. As part of our commitment to creating a welcoming and inclusive nation, faith-based communities throughout New Castle County are partnering with Jewish Family Services to welcome...

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ACT FAST! Did you know?

The Charitable IRA Rollover is now enshrined in law.  If you are over 70½  years old, you can transfer up to $100,000 from your IRA to First U. It is a real win-win: You avoid taxes on the amount given. It counts toward your RMD (Required Minimum Distribution). The gift...

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Inspiring Lessons on the Bus

I have not ridden a bus in many years. Each year, I have, always, looked forward to hearing a new story from Scott Ward’s, “Tales on the Bus.” The narrative arc always has three important elements: the protagonist, a humorous story and a life lesson told with compassion. We know...

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