Creativity Matters

January 29 Coffee Hour Every fourth Sunday of the month, church members and friends are invited to bring a piece of art that they created in reflection of the Soul Matters theme of the month. This month the theme was “Finding Your Center.” Check out the art that was displayed...

Read More

Al-Anon Friday Evenings

Al-Anon is a recovery support organization for families and friends of alcoholics. Al-Anon members share how attendance has helped them more fully understand their alcoholic relatives, and how to enjoy a full and happy life, regardless of whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not. The group meets at Unitarian...

Read More

Scams and Spam

Every now and then, spam emails or texts may be sent to church members that appear to be from a staff member, fellow congregant, or a church email address or cell phone. Most of the time, if you look at the wording, the language sounds strange, asks for odd things...

Read More

Amazon Smile Update

Recently we received notice from Amazon that they plan to discontinue Amazon Smile, their program that would pay non-profits a portion of sales when customers selected their favorite charity.   Amazon will wind down Amazon Smile by February 20, 2023. Until this date, customer purchases made via Amazon Smile will continue...

Read More

Soul Matters Small Groups

We have three kinds of Small Group Ministry: Connection Circles Soul Matters Creativity Matters (based on the Soul Matters themes) Our January Soul Matters theme is “Finding Our Center” – such an appropriate theme as we wind down from the high energy of the holiday season. Click on this link...

Read More

January 21 Vegan Pot Luck

Vegan Bowl Potluck was another successful event. We had a great turn out and good food was enjoyed by everyone. One of the benefits to being a part of the First U community are opportunities for connection like pot luck suppers and volunteering. Keep reading Enews to find more opportunities...

Read More

Emergency Light Inspections

It takes many volunteers to help keep our building safe and secure. In January, Jim Davis worked with Ernie Congo, our Building Supervisor, to inspect and repair our emergency light system. Jim has been a dedicated partner for Ernie, making sure that emergency lights are operable. If you see Jim,...

Read More

Coffee Hour Refreshments

Church groups, individuals and families: anyone can sign up to take a turn and provide simple refreshments for coffee hour. Volunteers can bring refreshments such as juice or seltzer (for non-coffee/tea drinkers), desserts (cookies, bagels, breads, etc.), or snacks (popcorn, pretzels, crackers, fruit, veggie tray). No nuts however; we are...

Read More

MUSIC MAKERS

Do you play an instrument like a guitar, drum, clarinet, violin, trombone, tuba, saxophone, etc.? Have you ever wanted to play with others in our church but were fearful of doing a solo? Well, now is your chance. The music program would like to bring together instrumentalists to see what...

Read More