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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Seven Anthems for Seven Principles

Our next Big Music Sunday, March 15, will feature anthems and songs that best represent our Unitarian Universalist Seven Principles. Anthems as proud and loud as “The Battle Hymn of the Republic, “and soft and meaningful as “How Could Anyone?” The morning starts at 10:15 with a flute quartet by Mozart, featuring Kim Reighley. Guest instrumentalists,...

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Inspired to Act Stewardship Testimonial from the Gladfelters

We are here today to share why our family is active at First Unitarian Church.  Wendy and I first started attending this congregation when we were married here in 1994.  Over the past 20 years, we have been active in the Children Youth Religious Education (CYRE) program. We decided to have our...

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Get to Know Mary Jane Simmons

Mary Jane has been a part of First UU Wilmington since 2012.  She serves on the membership team, the greeting team, and the ad hoc painting team.  She especially enjoys our Sunday sermons and music presentations.  Mary Jane is a Delaware native.  She moved to Colorado after college and lived...

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Church Building Supervisor Job Posting

Church Building Supervisor responsible for general maintenance, cleanliness and safety of church buildings and grounds. Also responsible for monitoring and maintaining building systems, with assistance from service providers. Good communication skills and “customer friendly” skills required. Familiarity with e-mail, MS Office preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Full-time, hourly position. Weekdays and alternate Sundays. Schedule...

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Show the Love

No, not chocolates or lacy valentines… but rather support for youth struggling to be independent. That’s what ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) is all about and “Supportive Grants” are part of the ILYA program. Funding comes from an annual special collection during the service (this year on March 8th),...

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