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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Get to Know Pamela Finkelman

Married to a Jew, Pam joined this liberal church where her two boys learned about both the Jewish and Christian traditions. Over 30 years, she has been “around,” served on the Board, and is currently helping Cindy Cohen with the Emmanuel Dining Room. Favorite memories include raucous Religious Exploration kids...

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ILYA Special Collection on March 8

How much does it cost to prevent homelessness?  Not much relatively speaking if it’s for a young person aging out of foster care. In many instances, it’s only the cost of half the security deposit for an apartment… anywhere between $450 and $750 usually. ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults...

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Donate items to CYRE

CYRE is in need of the following items.  If you would like to donate any of these items please email Catherine Williamson at Catherine@firstuuwilm.org  Thank you! Fake flowers (silk, plastic) Small table cloths Decorative scarves (not winter) Unbreakable vases Seasonal items for altar decorations (small tchotchkes/knick knacks) Bunnies Snowmen Hearts...

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Reduce Energy Waste and Improve Residential Efficiency

Reducing energy waste and emissions and improving residential energy efficiency helps to reduce CO2.  This is something each of us can do! Now through March 31, Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility is sponsoring and underwriting a Home Performance with Energy Star Audit.  To make energy-saving improvements affordable, DSEU is offering up to...

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Join Our Online Community

We want you to be a part of our community.  Our community online that is.  We have started posting regularly on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ over the last month and the Executive Team has approved a social media policy for the church.  But social media isn't a one way street. ...

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The Fallacy of “Just Enough”

Once upon a time there was a church full of people who loved one another, cherished their music and education programs, and wanted to make the world a better place.  Every year, everybody gave money to their church.  Some of them gave a lot, some less.  Many of them decided...

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Stewardship Testimonial by Jeff Lott

Top 10 Reasons to Give to First Unitarian Church Love. “No matter whom you love you are welcome here.” More than anything else that’s said in this sacred space, these words confirm to me that we Unitarian Universalists stand on the side of love. Responsibility. Each of us is responsible...

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Get to Know Lew Collat

Lew, an active member since the 1970s, has served on the Board and chaired several committees including Children's Religious Exploration, Use of the Building, Personnel Resource, and Fund Raising. He taught various Children & Youth Religious Exploration classes over a three-decade period. On the Property Committee he helped install the...

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Come on, Come All!

Each year, approximately 100 youth age out of the foster care system in Delaware. The hardships they face often make their successful transition to an independent, productive life very difficult. Delaware Youth Opportunities Initiative (DYOI), a program of the Delaware Center for Justice, in cooperation with the Delaware Department of...

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