This Sunday we will be holding our annual Day of the Dead celebration.  This is an annual First U service in which we remember all of the members, friends, and loved ones who have died, particularly remembering losses in the past year but also those who died less recently.  Please bring a picture, token, or […]

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This Sunday we will be holding our annual Day of the Dead celebration. This is an annual First U service in which we will remember all of the members, friends and loved ones who have passed away, particularly remembering those who have died in the past year, but also those who died less recently. Please […]

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This service will be a lively combination of testimonials, readings, music, and skits that illuminate the ways that we can be healthy together. We will touch on the experiences of change, anxiety, strength, self-differentiation, conflict, growth, and interconnectedness. The service will culminate in a congregational ritual of reaffirmation of our Covenant of Right Relations. http://firstuuwilm.org/first-unitarian-church-wilmington. […]

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Having just returned from the great state of California from UUMA Institute, Rev. Josh will preach on one of California’s favorite sons: Thomas Starr King.  Thomas Starr King lived in the 19th Century and was a Universalist minister who then became a Unitarian minister.  He was a Unitarian Universalist a century before they merged!  He […]

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With interfaith clergy from our community. First U is pleased to be hosting this service of gratitude. The service will include words and music from clergy and musicians of diverse religious traditions, and first hand stories of gratitude from patients, staff, and volunteers from Planned Parenthood of Delaware. Child care will be provided. A reception will […]

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Catherine Williamson, Director of Religious Exploration. Our all-church theme for the month of January is prophecy. In this multi-generational service we will explore the lives and contributions of several people who succeeded, against all odds, in making the world a better place.

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Sunday January 1 “Coffin and Cradle”

Tracy Spinka-Doms, Worship Associate. Begin your New Year’s Day by participating in our annual Coffin and Cradle ritual. Bring with you an object that represents that which you would like to surrender in the New Year. You will place them in the coffin.  Bring with you an object that represents something you would like to give […]

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Join Catherine, Roberta and Scott for our family service. We will use elements of a Spanish Christmas tradition called Las Posadas (The Inns) to explore what it means for people in our own times to seek refuge, as the Holy Family did on Christmas Eve. The service will be filled with music and a dramatic […]

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The Dance of Heart and Spirit.  Let it be a dance.  We move with grace through life, and how we navigate through this world expresses who we are, and our spirituality.  How we live is sacred.  The theme will be expressed through dance and music. Kristin Narcowich, raised in this church, has an MA in […]

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The theme for the month of November is, “What does it mean to be a community of story?” This service will touch on the ways that stories inform our understanding of our shared history, our communal identity, and our path to the future. Order of Service:  11-13-16 OOS.pdf Sermon file:  The Power of Story 11-13-16.pdf

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On this Sunday before Election Day, Rev. Roberta will reflect on the intersection of UU values and the moral values at stake in the election.  Order of Service:  11-06-16 OOS.pdf Sermon file:  Election Day Sermon 11-06-16

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Tuesday November 1 “Samhain Ritual”

Samhain marks the end of the agricultural year, the final harvest, and the anticipation of the new cycle of growth.  It also marks the thinning of the veil between our corporeal world and the spirit world.  This earth based observation is an important time of year to honor and celebrate our ancestors.  Come celebrate the […]

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