CAPAS CORNER

End of Winter 2024 Update Our Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum Seekers (CAPAS) continues to walk in solidarity with the family from Tanzania. Life has become more stable and routine with school, English as a Second Language classes, weekly grocery shopping, etc. Mom grows vegetables in her yard, despite the...

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First Unitarian Fund Drive in Support of Human Rights: October 22 – November 19

Did You Know? The Unitarian Universalists have been coming together for decades to support human rights through the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) Guest At Your Table (GAYT) program. During this special program, UUs of all ages learn more about important issues and the groups or partner organizations that UUSC...

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CAPAS CORNER

August Moving and Summer Birthdays; Please Volunteer! Our Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum Seekers (CAPAS) has exciting changes happening this August! It has been a great summer. The son got to attend some summer camps and the mother is learning more English. We continue to wait for her to be eligible...

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UUSC Awards First Unitarian Church!

The UU Service Committee’s Congregation of the Year Award honors outstanding congregations who have partnered with us to advance human rights and dismantle oppressive systems. For the 2022-2023 church year, we selected the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington, Delaware, as UUSC’s Congregation of the Year! First UU Wilmington has been...

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CAPAS CORNER – Celebrating the BIG Things

Our Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum Seekers (CAPAS) continues to work with the family from Tanzania. Last week our CAPAS core team, along with the diligence of an experienced attorney, submitted the family’s application for asylum in the United States!! The immediate objective was met to allow the family to...

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CAPAS CORNER – Celebrating the Small Things

Our Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum Seekers (CAPAS) continues to work with the family from Tanzania. As a Host Congregation, we are working with the family and a lawyer to submit the asylum application. Once this application is submitted, the family is legally allowed to stay in America through the...

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ASANTE SANA! ASANTE SANA! ASANTE SANA!

We thank you again and again in both English and Swahili for your generosity and support for our Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum-Seekers (CAPAS). This weekend, we have invited the family from Tanzania to join us at the Earth Day events on Saturday morning April 22 and Sunday dinner on...

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Sunday, April 9 UUSC Justice Sunday

Special Offering;  An Opportunity to Practice Generosity! Sunday, April 9 is our Share-the-Plate for UUSC’s Justice Sunday. Justice Sunday this year supports UUSC’s Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum-Seekers (CAPAS). If you have not heard, First Unitarian Church is “officially” a UUSC CAPAS Host Congregation for a family that is seeking...

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Mungu Akubariki! Asante sana! Mungu Akubariki! Asante sana!

Mungu Akubariki! Asante sana! Mungu Akubariki! Asante sana!   A million blessings and thank-yous in Swahili to First U. The interest and generosity you have shown for this family from Tanzania has been heartwarming. The apartment is all set up! The family has moved in and is getting used to...

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Mungu Akubariki! Asante sana!

A million blessings and thank-yous in Swahili to First U. The interest and generosity you have shown for this family from Tanzania has been heartwarming. The apartment is all set up! The family has moved in and is getting used to their new surroundings and routine. For a few photos, please click here. If...

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