You can make a wish come true!

When in life do you get the chance to make someone's wish come true? Actually, at First U, you can right now! By participating in the ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) Holiday Giving project, you can fulfill the wish of a young person who has aged out of foster...

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Guest at Your Table A Project of Your Unitarian Universalist Service Committee October 18 – November 22, 2015

    Imagine that a powerful storm devastated YOUR community killing neighbors, leveling your development and leaving hundreds homeless.  Imagine the challenges facing workers as they attempt to help the community recover.  This was the situation facing public health nurse Irish Grace Ramirez on November 8, 2013 after Typhoon Haiyan...

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Fall Treasure Sale Update!

The planning and executing of our Fall Treasure Sale worked well because of the extraordinary talent, enthusiasm and patience of our amazing volunteers. Among them were expert organizers, accountants, visionaries, artistes, “naturalists”, catalogers, bakers and other professionals. The willingness to “get down and dirty” without batting an eye played a...

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Second Sunday Special Collection – November 8, 2015

Please Support “Second Chances” To Help Formerly Incarcerated PeopleSunday, November 8, our collection plate offering will benefit the work of Second Chances (formerly A Center for Relational Living) to help formerly incarcerated people to reenter society and avoid recidivism.  Second Chances mentors individuals coming out of prison, coaching them on job...

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CYRE Taking It Home Nov 8

Our Whole Lives (K-1) The CYRE Team is excited to offer Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality Education to Kindergarten and First Graders at First Unitarian Church. Come to the Parent Information Session to learn more about this amazing, age appropriate, comprehensive program! Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015 Time: 9:15-10:15am Room:...

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Setting the Table: A New Ritual for First U

Would you like to help us set the table at the multigenerational worship service on November 22nd? We need people (children, youth, families, singles, all ages) to take speaking parts in the Setting the Table ritual. We can provide both the words and the props. Or maybe you have a...

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Light the Chalice on Sunday!

This year we are inviting members to light the chalice during worship. This includes entire families, children, youth, couples, singles, parents, grandparents, non-parents or any other combination you can think of! You may choose your own chalice lighting words or we will provide them for you. Click Here to sign up! Contact Catherine Williamson...

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A NEW LOOK

After more than 20 years of serving in various stewardship capacities Bill Hardham is moving on to other jobs and Barry Marrs is assuming the leadership of the stewardship group. Bill is pleased to be leaving on a high note – thanks to all of your generosity the campaign wound...

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November 2015 – Holiday Giving Program

ILYA Holiday Giving time is here! You can help former foster youth enjoy the holiday season… Delaware’s foster children who turn 18 must leave their foster homes. Many have no families, few resources—and, some have children of their own. The holiday season can be a bleak time. For nearly 10 years,...

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LET’S TALK ABOUT #BLACKLIVESMATTER

Beginning Sunday, Nov. 1, Rev. Roberta Finkelstein and a team of church members will offer a series of opportunities to discuss our Unitarian Universalist response to the Black Lives Matter movement, which began after the shooting of black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 and gathered new force following the police...

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