First U's First 100% Vegan Potluck & Discussion with Dr. Dave

Saturday, Jan 30th, 5:30pm “15 Reasons Why I became a Vegan” Have you been wondering what it takes to be a vegan?  Or are you curious to know if you could increase your diet to be more vegan friendly?  If so, please join the Green Sanctuary Team on Saturday, Jan...

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Friday at the First U “Chili Cook Off” Potluck January 15th, 6-8pm

Have a great chili recipe that you just know is a winner?  Then come show off your culinary skills at our Chili Cook Off on Friday, Jan 15th!  Our monthly potluck will be an adventure of trying different chili and voting for the one you think is the best.  Please...

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Welcome New Members AND Why does Membership Matter, Anyway?

By Nancy Pinson, co-chair of Member Engagement & Development Please welcome our newest members to First Unitarian Church, joining in December: Beth Chen, Kate Franta, Christy-Anne Mathews, Robert Mathews, Bob Ullrich, and Susan Wilson.  We are so glad to have them as members of First U.As I was handing out...

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Who Makes the ILYA Holiday Giving Project Such a Great Success?

Of course, all the donors who buy the gifts or donate money are obvious and so appreciated. But did you ever think where we would be if we didn’t have a very dedicated project team? It takes a huge amount of planning and hard work to pull it off and...

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What’s Up with the Paris COP21 Climate Talks?

The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) is over in Paris.  It may be the largest and most significant climate conference ever, involving 195 countries.  Of these 175 – representing 94% of the world’s people and 93% of their greenhouse gas emissions – have submitted climate action plans describing how...

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UU-UNO Sunday, January 10, 2016

Please come to church on Sunday, January 10th, 2016 for an Introduction to Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office. Our guest preacher that morning is Bruce Knotts. Bruce is committed to our Faithful Dialogue program from 9.30 a.m. – 10.15 a.m. and will preach at our Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Rev....

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November and December Anniversaries

Here's who's celebrating milestone anniversaries in January 2016. Congratulations to all and thank you for your ongoing support. 45 years – Robert and Virginia Ladig15 years – Lori Cowan5 years – Bill and Mary Pat Bowman, Louise Rolleri, Karin Suna1 year – admin Nancy Pinson on behalf of Membership Engagement...

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What others say about ILYA

The ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) Holiday Giving project (for young people who have aged out of foster care) had another very successful year thanks to the caring and generosity of many First U people. But we aren't the only ones who translate their caring into action. The Independent...

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