Setting the Table: A New Ritual for First U

Would you like to help us set the table at the multigenerational worship service on November 22nd? We need people (children, youth, families, singles, all ages) to take speaking parts in the Setting the Table ritual. We can provide both the words and the props. Or maybe you have a...

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New Castle County Congregations of DeIPL November 2015

Lisa Locke of Delaware Interfaith Power and Light (DeIPL) organized a vigil on September 23, the day before Pope Francis spoke before Congress, in front of the First and Central Presbyterian Church downtown.  Leaders from a number of different faiths, including Father John Hynes (Catholic), Rabbi Michael Beals (Jewish), Ahmed...

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Hope, Opportunity & Race Conference Saturday, November 14, Chase Center

Come and be part of the solution–breaking the poverty and prison connection . . . You won’t want to miss this important public forum sponsored by members of our congregation!  The forum will: Review patterns of racism and poverty in Delaware in order to transform unjust systems that lead to...

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Come to the Climate-Friendly Foods Potluck on Nov. 20 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Eat Delicious Food While Saving the Planet! Come to the Climate-Friendly Foods Potluck on Nov. 20  6 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the Parish Hall- Sponsored by Green Sanctuary “If we’re serious about the climate crisis, we have to talk about food.”  Anna Lappe, author of Diet for a Hot...

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Fall at Emmanuel Dining Room

As the season grows chillier, the Chicken Shepherd’s Pie casserole served up by our First U EDR team on the 20th of the month hits the spot. Thanks to the October crew including Shawn & Melissa Garrison, Henrietta McKelvey, Suzanne Proud, Nancy Pinson, Cindy Cohen, Bob Ullrich, Pam Finkelman and...

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Introducing the First U Singers!

Singers from grades 3 – 9 are welcome to join the First U Singers! We will be singing for the November 22 Thanksgiving service! Rehearsals are November 1, 8 and 15 in the Music Room from 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Come join the fun – music making!  with Scott and...

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Light the Chalice on Sunday!

This year we are inviting members to light the chalice during worship. This includes entire families, children, youth, couples, singles, parents, grandparents, non-parents or any other combination you can think of! You may choose your own chalice lighting words or we will provide them for you. Click Here to sign up! Contact Catherine Williamson...

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A NEW LOOK

After more than 20 years of serving in various stewardship capacities Bill Hardham is moving on to other jobs and Barry Marrs is assuming the leadership of the stewardship group. Bill is pleased to be leaving on a high note – thanks to all of your generosity the campaign wound...

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November 2015 – Holiday Giving Program

ILYA Holiday Giving time is here! You can help former foster youth enjoy the holiday season… Delaware’s foster children who turn 18 must leave their foster homes. Many have no families, few resources—and, some have children of their own. The holiday season can be a bleak time. For nearly 10 years,...

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LET’S TALK ABOUT #BLACKLIVESMATTER

Beginning Sunday, Nov. 1, Rev. Roberta Finkelstein and a team of church members will offer a series of opportunities to discuss our Unitarian Universalist response to the Black Lives Matter movement, which began after the shooting of black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 and gathered new force following the police...

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