Undying Support for ILYA

     Recently the family of a First U member who passed away asked that donations be made to ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) in memory of their mother in lieu of flowers. The response is definitely a testimony to how loved and respected this woman was and continues...

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Helping Holidays from the EDR Crew

All of us wish you and yours the very best of holidays. Cooking this season? Don't forget to pick up chicken stock from the church kitchen's  freezers to assist your meal plans. And if you're whipping up holiday cookies consider making a few extra for EDR. Just pop them into...

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Friday at the First U Potluck December 18th 2015 6-8pm

Our next monthly potluck is this Friday, December 18th! Come join us for great food, a “jolly” visitor, plus caroling in the surrounding neighborhood! Please bring something to share – either a main dish, salad, or dessert. Label your dish with your name and main ingredients. Remember, we have many...

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The Church in Winter

Winter in our church means that our building staff and volunteers are challenged to keep the grounds clear of ice and snow, the building warm, and the building clean. Plus, we have a large facility with multiple heat zones, so it isn’t always easy to keep it comfortable. Here are...

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Parking Lot Safety

Parking lot safety is important to us. The lot in the back of the church, off of Halstead Road behind the education wing, is our property and we work hard to keep it clear of ice and snow. Nevertheless, puddles and ice patches can’t be completely eliminated. Please be careful!...

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Chalice Lighters – December 6, 2015

Chalice Lighters Sunday is December 6 this church year. This is when we celebrate the differences that Chalice Lighters grants have made for UU congregations throughout the Joseph Priestley district. Chalice Lighters are the people throughout the district who pledge to contribute $20 (or more) three times a year. Every...

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December 2015 Worship Services

Please click here to view our upcoming services, including information on Christmas Eve Services. 

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Board Planks December 2015

Our Shared Responsibility for Engagement at All Levels of the Membership Continuum On October 18th, the Board and Membership team sponsored a very well-attended and inspiringly energetic meeting to discuss membership issues.  The congregation has routinely described a strong yearning to grow our supporters and members, yet we have not...

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