Sign up now for the 2015 Joseph Priestley District Assembly

April 10-11, 2015 at the ACE Conference Center 800 Ridge Pike in Lafayette Hill, PA Take advantage of this opportunity to meet and network with congregational leaders and ministers, ask questions, provide input on the direction of the district and gather resources and information on a variety of topics and programs through...

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The Transitional Minister Selection Process Task Force

The Transitional Minister Selection Process Task Force (TMSPTF) has been formed and mobilized, led by Ostin Warren, Vice President of the Board of Trustees.   The TMSPTF consists of:             Board of Trustees:             Suzanne Perry, President             Ostin Warren, Vice President             Leslie Dickerson, Recording Secretary             Becky Laster...

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Way to Go First U!

Talk about putting your money where your mouth is! The ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) special collection Sunday (last week), gave us $1,548 more in funding to support the young people aging out of foster care! Those of you who attended the Faithful Dialogue session we held at 9:30...

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Summer Programs for Youth and Young Adults

Multicultural Leadership School for Youth and Young Adults of Color This leadership program is for youth and young adults of color to deepen their faith, lift spirits, and build critical leadership skills. It will be held at the Walker Center in Boston from July 10-14. More details can be found at...

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Chalice Lighter Sunday

March 15 is Chalice Lighter Sunday and Big Music Sunday!  Your gift of $20 three times a year works wonders!  Every time you make a gift you help congregations to hire their first minister or RE or Music professional or increase their worship space.  You are lighting a chalice and spreading...

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Let’s Talk Nutrition (Financial)

We all love dessert… and maybe salty, fatty snacks.  But as all good parents know, growing bodies need more: protein, vitamins, vegetables. Think of money (pledges) as nutrition for the church, to enable us to attract new members, grow, and keep our body (the church building and what goes on...

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Get to Know Suzanne Perry

Suzanne Perry serves as our current Board President. She began attending First U in 1980 after moving to Wilmington from Seattle, WA.  She has served as a volunteer in CYRE, adult RE, Connection Circles, the Auction, the Personnel Team and the Board. She married Alan in 1986 and their two children,...

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Inspiring Our Own Future Through Social Action and CYRE

We are First U strong! We believe we can make a difference in our community. First Unitarian begins with our religious education classes. Our children learn that differences and commonalities between people are the foundation of a reasoned life. We stand stronger as a religion, when we teach our children...

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They're Coming to Share with You

Young people aging out of foster care face incredible challenges… transitioning from unstable situations lacking resources most of us take for granted and embarking on their journey into adult decisions and responsibilities. You reach out to offer them caring and support by donating household goods, gifts at holidays and college...

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General Assembly is Coming! Registration now open!

General Assembly is in Portland, OR on June 24-28, 2015 this year and March is an important time for those who are interested in volunteer positions and scholarships. The deadline for scholarships and volunteer applications is March 31. Learn more about these opportunities at theUUA GA website.Registration and housing both open on...

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