Adult Religious Exploration at First U

Please join Roberta on Sunday, November 8th at noon for an open and wide-ranging conversation about adult religious exploration at First U. We will begin with a brief presentation on the nature and scope of adult religious education in a UU context. Then we will brainstorm about ways we can...

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The 2015 UUA Action of Immediate Witness on Climate Change

At this year’s UUA General Assembly,  the delegates called for a strong global climate agreement and action by UUs for a livable climate.  Peter Morales (UUA President) and Bill Schulz (UUSC President) said, “The crisis of climate change is the gravest threat facing our world today”.  The Action statement went...

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Let’s Talk About Black Lives Matter

Delegates at each UUA General Assembly (GA) have the opportunity to take positions on issues that require immediate attention through Actions of Immediate Witness, which express the conscience and carries the authority of the delegates at the GA at which it is passed. These resolutions call on Unitarian Universalist congregations...

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A Message from Scott Davidson

A message from Scott Davidson, a member of our congregation with a very real and immediate need: “I have end stage kidney failure, and I need a kidney transplant. To learn more about kidney donation, go to: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/transplant If anyone would like to be a living kidney donor for me,...

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Membership Journey: Shared Ministry with Open Eyes

I recently read a sermon online by Tim Kutzmark in the Quest for Meaning, published by the Church of the Larger Fellowship. It was in an issue on hospitality and was entitled, To Be Seen.  Here’s a brief excerpt: “When we come into a Unitarian Universalist congregation, we don’t ask...

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RE~Marks

There is a lot of talk at First Unitarian Church about Multigenerational Ministry.  This can often be a confusing term.  What does it look like in practice?  How can it work here, at our church?   It is through worship that we most often first approach multigenerational ministry.  Over the...

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Board Planks October 2015

Annual Vision of Ministry. Your board members spent time at the board retreat in August selecting the priorities from our Strategic Plan that we felt were most important for our church in the coming year.  We conducted a lively exercise to select the top priorities for focus and attention by...

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Membership Matters Town Hall Meeting October 18

Do we really want to grow our church, or is that just something we talk a lot about?  What does it take to really grow our membership?  Why aren't we growing?  What further actions are we ready to take to change?  How can you help?  These are questions we will...

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It's Fall at Emmanuel Dining Room!

As the weather begins to crisp up, we welcome you to join our EDR team in the kitchens. Monthly on the 19th we gather in the church kitchen to prepare our famous (and wildly popular) Chicken Shepherd's Pie casseroles, which we then serve to over 200 hungry men, women and...

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Stephen Hamilton Organ Concert

Sunday, October 4, 4 p.m.First Unitarian Church 730 Halstead RdWilmington, DERieger three manual tracker Organ (1977)tickets $20 at the door For more information, please click here. 

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