SIGN UP NOW FOR REIMAGINING & RECLAIMING OUR FUTURE

NOVEMBER 11-12, 2022 Please join us in this engaging whole congregation gathering where we will help imagine and plan for the future of First Unitarian Church of Wilmington. Why YOU? We want to intentionally have a cross-section of our congregation at this event: young and older, newer and long-term members....

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Treasurer Wanted

First U needs a new Treasurer. Our current Treasurer, Seth Hammonds, will be leaving at the end of this fiscal year and we’re looking for a replacement. You don’t need a background in high finance or even crypto currency markets, but a familiarity with bookkeeping or accounting is necessary. If...

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Treasurer Wanted

First U needs a new Treasurer. Current Treasurer, Seth Hammonds, will be leaving at the end of this fiscal year and we’re looking for a replacement. You don’t need a background in high finance or even crypto currency markets, but a working knowledge of basic accounting is necessary. The role...

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Annual Meeting May 15

Our Annual Congregational Meeting will be held at Noon on Sunday, May 15. Information about the budget for next year is posted below. Click here to view the proposed budget. This will be a multi-platform meeting. Details on Zoom access and instructions for remote voting will be provided closer to...

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Annual Meeting: May 15

Our Annual Congregational Meeting will be held at Noon on Sunday, May 15. Information about the budget for next year, as well as information on updated bylaws are posted above. This will be a multi-platform meeting. Details on Zoom access and instructions for remote voting will be provided closer to...

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Bylaws Information Meeting, Monday May 2

Bylaws Changes Proposed One of the things that makes Unitarian Universalist congregations different from those in other religious dominations is our system of self governance. Each UU congregation is autonomous -each congregation selects its leaders, sets its own priorities and chooses its own ministers and staff. How those choices are...

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Kitchen Progress!

Our kitchen project continues with installation of new flooring and completion of our grease trap. For photos of our project, check out our gallery, here. As with many projects, the timeline for completion keeps changing. Up next: delivery of equipment and plumbing inspections.

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Kitchen Renovation Update

Renovating the kitchen has begun! We chose renovate over refurbish or remodel or restore because we are doing more than refurbishing which connotes a sprucing up. And it’s more than a restoration because we aren’t just restoring its former function. We are increasing functionality from a warm up kitchen to...

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The Kitchen Project has Begun!!

This week the demolition crew came in and started tearing out the old kitchen. Items will be stored in Warner Room while the project continues over the next couple of months. Check out our photo gallery, here.

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BOARD PLANK

Repeat Three Times—Reverend Larry Is A Contract Minister As Reverend Larry Peers officially begins his ministry with us, we hope to clarify the nature of his role. Your Board of Trustees hired Reverend Larry as a contract minister. He is not an interim minister. Nor is he a developmental minister....

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PPP Loan Forgiven

In the early days of the pandemic, I submitted our detailed application from our Church to PNC Bank for a Pandemic PPP Loan equaling $72,700. We used the funds to pay our full staff’s salaries and benefits thru the end of Summer, 2020 and then we saved the equivalent dollars....

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