UUs Had Great Fun at the 2nd Annual Delmarva Cluster Beach Day

Thanks to everyone that gathered in Lewes, DE on July 18th for the Second Annual Delmarva Cluster Beach Day. It was a beautiful day. The water was warm. The sun was out. All the members of the Wilmington, Dover and Lewes congregations that joined us had a wonderful time engaging...

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Please Add Your Picture to Our Membership Directory

We need your help making our online membership directory an invaluable tool for our community. Help our new minister and community members – newcomers and old members – attach names to faces by updating or creating your entry in our membership directory. If you already have an account on the...

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The Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow – August 2015

The July meeting of the Coalition was held at Hanover Presbyterian Church, and we welcomed a group of youth leaders representing six different countries in Africa.  They were visiting the U.S. under the guidance of the University of Delaware and provided an interesting cultural exchange for our coalition.  Rev. Lawrence...

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Climate Change and the Pope's Encyclical -UUA and UUSC Respond

“The crisis of climate change is the gravest threat facing our world today, and as people of faith and conscience we are called to respond to the moral imperative to advance climate justice. The Unitarian Universalist Association and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee therefore applaud Pope Francis for focusing the...

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Greetings from your new Developmental Minister!

As the newsletter deadline approached in mid-July I was deep in the throes of unpacking and getting our new home organized. I thought perhaps I could get my head above the chaos enough to send something inspirational for the August newsletter, but alas, I can only think of practical information...

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Unitarian Universalism – A Faith for the Free

I recently returned from our annual Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly and once again I was inspired by the many worship services and workshops I attended.  My goal was to soak up whatever insight I could regarding growing our membership – one of our First U goals – and so...

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CYRE is looking for Supplies, Donations and Recycled Items!

Do you have any of the following items?  Please consider donating them to the Children and Youth Religious Exploration program!  Please contact Catherine Williamson if you have items to donate.  catherine@firstuuwilm.org or (302)478-2384 Toys/GamesPlastic dolls in good conditionDoll cribDoll strollerPlastic animalsDinosaursCarsGuess Who, Sorry, Trouble, PerfectionPing Pong Table Broken or Obsolete...

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RE~Marks August 2015

We are re-envisioning Youth Ministry at First Unitarian Church! This spring and summer has been full of meetings and discussions focused on youth. The energy and excitement around Youth Ministry is inspiring! In the spring we had a large meeting attended by youth, upcoming youth, parents, and members without children...

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Special Collection August 2015 Scholarships for Delmarva Cluster Retreat

Scholarships for the Delmarva Cluster RetreatThe special offering this month is for scholarships for the Delmarva Cluster Retreat, which will occur October 2nd – 4th at Camp Tockwogh.  The costs of a retreat can be burdensome for many.  For example, a family of four costs $500 to attend the retreat. ...

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Newcomer Class Series – August 16, 23 and 30

If you have been visiting the church for a while and would like to learn more about Unitarian Universalism and about our church, we invite you to join our three-week Pathway to Membership class series.  There will be time for sharing about your beliefs & values and an opportunity to...

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