The Journey Begins with Stewardship Conversations

What is the one thing that is scarier to talk about than sex? Money!  So why is the Stewardship Team working so hard this year to recruit Visiting Stewards to sit down with you one-on-one and talk? Two reasons.  First and foremost, the conversations will not mostly be about money....

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CYRE Taking It Home January 24

Rainbow Walkers Be ours a religion which, like sunshine, goes everywhere. — Theodore Parker, 19th-century Unitarian minister and abolitionist IN TODAY'S SESSION… we are learning about the Unitarian Universalist Principle about being free to search for what is true and right. We will hear the story “Many Paths to God,”...

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A Note of Thanks

Unitarian Universalist -United Nations Office, UU-UNO Day on Sunday, January 10th, 2016.A 'Note of Thanks' to so many who were instrumental in contributing to a  Unitarian Universalist -United Nations Office, UU-UNO Day at First Unitarian Church on January 10th. We had our 'United Nations Sunday', which is often a yearly...

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A New Book Group! Please join us!

 Wednesday, Feb. 3 @ 7 pm First UUIn her Pulitzer Prize-winning new book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, Elizabeth Kolbert describes traveling the world to document the mass extinction of species that seems to be unfolding before our eyes. There have been five comparable crises in the history of...

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Wayside Hostel

Our theme for this year's Stewardship Campaign is The Journey. It recalls the 150-year journey of First Unitarian Church, our spiritual journeys, and the shorter journey we take together each year to raise money for our shared stewardship of the Church. Our Wayside Hostel on this year's stewardship journey is...

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Membership Journey: The Power of the Invitation

We have a goal to have 4 new visitors feel comfortable enough to fill out one of our visitor forms each week.  So far this fiscal year we are averaging only 1.2 per week.  Many of you have talked to me about the hope that more people will find our...

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CYRE Taking It Home January 17

Rainbow Walkers How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. — Anne Frank, in her diary, published in 1952 IN TODAY'S SESSION… the participants learned about the Unitarian Universalist Principle about being able to vote about things (have a say in)...

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Walking with Building and Grounds Into the Future

It is a constant journey to meet the challenges of an aging church plant. Our building requires constant scrutiny to identify problems and find viable solutions. We all want a vibrant community within a safe and efficient environment for worship, meetings and special events. Hardworking volunteers plan with staff to...

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Faces of Holiday Happiness

Did you see the lovely framed collection of pictures that the Independent Living Coordinators from People's Place 2 took of some of the young people who received gifts through our Holiday Giving Project? ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) proudly and gratefully will display it again in the parish hall...

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Stewardship is a Responsibility of Membership

Our financial pledges and subsequent contributions during the year support our First U mission and the work our regional and global association do in our name.  Indeed, there is no other source of financial support.  This is one of the responsibilities we sign on to when we become members of...

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