Get to Know Donna Gonzalez

Donna joined in 2009 and has served as secretary for the Coalition on Climate Change Study and Action and chairperson of the Green Sanctuary Team.  Donna enjoys working on teams and helped First U achieve Green Sanctuary status with the UUA and helped to secure funding for our new boiler. ...

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Art Donation

Last year, one of our members, Vidya Sagar, made a donation to the church of several limited edition Andrew Wyeth prints. The prints are beautifully framed.  We truly appreciate this generous gift! The Executive Team, in consultation with several members of our congregation, decided to sell the prints and add...

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Grants for Growth Plate Offering for the UU Fellowship of Salisbury, MD

The UU Fellowship in Salisbury MD was established in 1958 to provide a presence for Unitarian Universalism in the Southern portion of the Delmarva Peninsula.  It has an adult membership of 54 and is an active member of the Delmarva Cluster.  Their Grants for Growth application to First Unitarian Church...

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Share Your Gifts and Talents!

If you attended Ingathering Sunday, you hopefully were offered the Gifts and Talents Inventory by one of the adorable children of our church. And if you filled it out and returned it to the Leadership Development Team’s table, you received a small gift of thanks for your contribution, which many...

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Food Pantry Needs Your Help

The 2014-2015 church year is underway, and with that comes the start of a new year of church activities.   Our food pantry is a year-round effort by the Pastoral Care Team to ensure that we have food to offer to those who might need our help when their supplies run low. ...

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Mural Dedication

On September 23rd the Foster Children’s Mural was unveiled and dedicated at Family Court in Wilmington. Such a wonderful, colorful expression of perseverance, determination, hope and aspirations! It’s truly an inspiration. The First UU Social Justice program ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults) was represented at the dedication by Judge...

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African Library Project

Recycle your books to start a library in Africa. Join Children & Youth Religious Exploration in creating a Primary School and Community Library in Sierra Leone to give the gift of reading to a community in need. Click here for a list of the types of books we are collecting.  Collection...

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Calling All Drivers!

Help keep our beloved community on the move by volunteering as an occasional Pastoral Care Driver.  The Pastoral Care Team helps match members of our congregation in need of rides to those able to drive them.  Ride needs range from trips to doctor’s appointments to weekly rides to church on Sunday. To...

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You, ACME and Teens Aging Out of Foster Care

ACME is running a promotion, which can help teens aging out of foster care set up a new apartment. ACME will give a bonus stamp for every $10 you spend that can be turned in for Cuisinart pots and pans. Cookware is something that’s hard to come by for these...

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Climate March Surpasses Goal

  Participation by members of First Unitarian Church—and a host of their children—in the Peoples Climate March has exceeded the goal set by organizers Elizabeth Siftar and Chad Tolman, who first thought that putting 20 members on the bus to New York might be a stretch. To date, the First U...

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