Why We Cannot Turn Away. Faithful Resources on Israel and Palestine – Webinar Screening

Why We Cannot Turn Away Faithful Resources on Israel and Palestine – Webinar Screening Sunday, April 7, 2024 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark 420 Willa Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA Join us for pizza and soft drinks as we watch excerpts from the UUA webinar originally presented...

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Adult Forum

No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters, so come as you can. Host is Jim Davis. You can reach him at JimD@firstuuwilm.org. Meet in Room 25 each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m.   March 17: Catholic...

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Adult Forum

No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters, so come as you can. Host is Jim Davis. You can reach him at JimD@firstuuwilm.org. Meet in Room 25 each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m.   March 3: Some...

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A Liberal Religious Path: Sermon & Discussion

Sunday, March 17, 2024 Discussion from Noon to 12:45 p.m.;  Sanctuary Registration required for book discussion – Childcare available – Zoom option available Rev. Kubl-Komoto, lead minister at the UU Fellowship of Raleigh, NC will preach. Following the service he will also talk about his book, The Liberal Religious Path. Please...

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Adult Forum

No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters, so come as you can. Host is Jim Davis. You can reach him at JimD@firstuuwilm.org. Meet in Room 25 each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. February 18: Freud...

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Adult Forum

No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters, so come as you can. Host is Jim Davis. You can reach him at JimD@firstuuwilm.org. Meet in Room 25 each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. February 11: Nietzsche...

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An Evening with Author and Illustrator Thi Bui

Thursday, February 22, 2024 – 7 to 9:30 p.m. Registration Required New Castle County Libraries National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read Program is sponsoring an evening with Thi Bui where she will discuss her work and host a book signing following the presentation. Location to be determined. Thi...

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Restorative Writing

Sunday, February 18, 2024 – 12:00-1:30 p.m. Cassandra Lewis – Room 25 Registration required – Childcare available The Restorative Writing Workshop, led by Cass Lewis, is an opportunity for writers of all levels to experiment with creative writing by responding to a series of prompts, inspiring passages, and a discussion...

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Poetry as a Tool for Wellness

Wednesdays, February 14, 21 and 28, 1-2:30 p.m. Rev. Larry Peers in Brunner Chapel Registration Required – Zoom option available This new series uses poetry to find meaning in our lives. Rather than trying to understand precisely what the author may have intended, we will provide generous support to one another...

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Adult Forum

No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters, so come as you can. Host is Jim Davis. You can reach him at JimD@firstuuwilm.org. Meet in Room 25 each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. February 4: Nietzsche...

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Creating Your Estate Plan

Sunday, January 28, 2024, dinner 5:00 p.m., program 5:30-7:00 p.m. Liz Darling – Parish Hall – Registration Required It’s a topic people tend to put off or ignore, but one of the most important things you can do is develop a sound plan for your estate. Doing so lets you take...

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Ikigai: Living a Life with Purpose

Sunday, January 28, 2024 – Noon to 1:00 p.m. – Rev. Dr. Larry Peers – and Karin Thomas Sanctuary – Registration Required – Childcare available According to the Japanese, everyone has an ikigai—a reason for living. And according to the residents of the Japanese village with the world’s longest-living people, finding it is the...

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Book Discussion: “The Best We Could Do”

Wednesday, January 24 – 7 to 8:30 p.m. – The Friends, Books & Fun! Group Gerry Konzelmann –Parish Hall Registration Required – Zoom option available The graphic memoir is an American Book Award winner, a National Book Critics Circle finalist in autobiography, and an Eisner Award finalist in reality-based comics. The author,...

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Winter Lifestream 2024

Start of the new year with opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Watch your mail for our brochure, or pick one up at First U. You can click here for an overview of all programs, plus registration information for each program. Or you can click here to register for individual programs. Lifestream programs are a...

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Adult Forum

No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters, so come as you can. Host is Jim Davis. You can reach him at JimD@firstuuwilm.org. Meet in Room 25 each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. January 28: Karl Marx...

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Adult Forum

Adult Forum on Sunday, December 10 from 9:30 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Room 25 Topic: In the 1800s, liberal Protestants and modernist Catholics attempted to show Christianity and modernism (Enlightenment and Science) were not in conflict. No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter...

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Adult Forum

Adult Forum on Sunday, December 3; 9:30 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Room 25 Topic: Identifying the “historical Jesus” became important to understanding the Bible. No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters, so come as you can. Host...

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Adult Forum

Adult Forum on Sunday, November 26; 9:30 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Room 25 Topic: Hegel stressed a conceptual over experiential knowledge of God. Our self-conscious is the culmination of God’s creation. No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous...

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Adult Forum

Adult Forum on Sunday, November 19; 9:30 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Room 25 Topic: Schleimacher argues religion was grounded in a “sense,” not knowledge nor ethical concerns. No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters, so come...

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Adult Forum

Adult Forum on Sunday, November 5; 9:30 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Room 25 Topic: Kant argues mind’s reorganization of sense experience is our “knowledge.” Further God is believable but unknowable. No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters,...

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Adult Forum

Adult Forum on Sunday, October 29: 9:30 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Room 25 Topic: Philosophical Empiricism doubted whether our senses could validate religious claims. Even atheistic arguments were uttered. No registration required. Come for an interesting video and even more interesting group discussion. Each chapter is minimally tied to previous chapters,...

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Adult Forum

Adult Forum on Sunday, October 22: 9:30 a.m.- 10:15 a.m. Room 25 Topic: Scientific revolution and the Enlightenment argued freedom from religious authority, superstition and even religion itself. Defenders of Christianity promoted a single supreme being, an immortal soul and moral behavior. No registration required. Come for an interesting video...

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