Peace March Sets Route

The March for a Culture of Peace in Wilmington, set for Saturday Sept. 27, has designated its starting and ending points. The one-mile march will form at 18th and Washington Streets, at the southern edge of Brandywine Park, the site of the war memorials. The march will cross through several East...

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When You Sign Up for the Bus …

Here's a suggestion that will help keep the First Unitarian contingent together. When you go to the Eventbrite site to get your seat(s) on the People's Climate March bus from Delaware, you'll get a choice of pickup locations. Many of us are choosing the Brandywine Town Center, where the bus will arrive...

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Will You Be on the Bus?

It's time to decide. Will Unitarian Universalists help make this the largest march in history to demand action on climate change? Will you join the march?  We've set a goal of 20 people from First Unitarian Church attending the Sept. 21 People's Climate March. Today, we learned more about the transportation and...

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UUSC Supports Climate March

Today, an email from Rev. Bill Schulz, president of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, arrived, urging participation in the Sept. 21 Peoples Climate March. Here's what Schulz had to say: Join us next month in taking action to support climate justice! Attend the People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21 or find,...

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Peace, Love, and Wilmington

Sept. 27: March for a Culture of Peace Save the date to demonstrate your commitment to peace and love in our city.  Pacem in Terris, Wilmington Peacekeepers, and the First Unitarian Church Social Justice Forum are the lead organizers of a community march as part of national Campaign Nonviolence Week (Sept. 21–27). Plans...

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Ending the New Jim Crow

Starting tomorrow afternoon, our friends at the YWCA will kick off a Dialogue to Action Study Group to read about, discuss, and take action on the issue of mass incarceration of people of color. The group will her explosive book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,...

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Are You Ready for the People's Climate March?

It's going to be the largest climate march in history—and you can help make history by going to New York on Sunday, Sept. 21. First Unitarian Church will have a significant contingent in New York City that day. We'll travel by bus with Sierra Club Delaware (the transportation organizer) and join tens...

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ILYA Team Joins Mural Project

  Betty Wier, coordinator Maggie Boone, Lynn Ingersoll, Barbara Crowell, and supervising artist John Donato   Many children in foster care have experienced things that aren’t so nice—and don't know how to express their feelings about them. But thanks to the recent Family Court Mural Project, some of these children...

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Ad Hoc Group Discusses Action

An ad-hoc group of social justice activists met on July 23 at First Unitarian Church with Rev. Josh Snyder to discuss next steps in the wake of the Social Justice Action Summit held at the church on June 7. Attending were Kit Pool, Elizabeth Siftar, Paul Pinson, Ed Ostrom, Marie Oakberg,...

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Support for the Ministry of Caring

First Unitarian’s Outreach to Emmanuel Dining Room Run by the Ministry of Caring, Emmanuel Dining Room (EDR) provides meals to people in need in the greater Wilmington area. First Unitarian Church is proud to have been a part of this effort for over 20 years, and currently provides a hot lunch...

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