Easter Sunday at First Unitarian Church

Please join us for Easter Sunday, on March 31, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. We will have worship and activities for all ages. Children and Youth: Children begin Easter morning in the sanctuary. Children (toddlers – 7th graders) will be sung out of the worship service and participate in an Easter...

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Youth Group Bake Sale

Sunday, December 10 following the worship service. Pies, breads, cookies, and more! Stock up on holiday baked goods! All proceeds go towards a Youth Group Social Justice Trip. Treat yourself to some holiday treats created by our Youth!

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Exploring Creation Stories in RE

Our Seekers (1st – 4th graders) spent the fall exploring creation stories. They learned how animals formed humans from a Miwok Native American story. Then they learned about Gaia and how Greek gods gave humans the gifts of weaving, working with clay, and fire. They heard the Genesis story from...

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Haunted House Cancelled

The Haunted House originally planned for October 28th (advertised in the Lifestream brochure) has been cancelled.

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Children’s Religious Exploration – Fall Activities

Our children are busy at First Unitarian Church! All of our religious exploration groups created covenants in September. During Children’s Worship we observed the Autumn Equinox and took part in an Apple Communion. The Chalice Children, newborns – 1st graders spent time this year learning about our symbol, the flaming...

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Children and Youth Religious Exploration Fall 2023

Our children and youth are off to a great start! Children’s Choir meets on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am in Brunner Chapel Newborns – 7th graders begin their mornings with a Children’s Chapel or in the Sanctuary on 2nd Sundays, then we break into groups to explore our Unitarian Universalist...

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LIGHT OUR CHALICE

Families with children and youth in the home are invited to light the chalice on the 2nd Sunday of each month. A child or youth may light it by themself or the entire family can take part. Sign up Here to Light the Chalice!   Choose a month that works best...

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FAITH FORMATION OPPORTUNITIES

We need YOU to help our children and youth grow in their Unitarian Universalist faith. Imagine what a vibrant and welcoming community we can create if all adults in our congregation commit to being involved with our children and youth! Volunteering in Religious Education is a path to learning and...

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CHILDREN & YOUTH RELIGIOUS EXPLORATION

REGISTER YOUR CHILDREN AND YOUTH Religious Exploration for Children and Youth begins on September 17, 2023. We are planning a great year with singing, social justice projects, and embracing our Unitarian Universalism!    Let us know your family plans to participate! This week registration forms went out to families who...

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First U Youth Update!!!

Congratulations to First U Youth Gabe Pust (far right) and his Brandywine High School teammates who won the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Competition. This is a nationwide competition for public school students demonstrating how they use STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills to create positive change and address...

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JOIN US FOR EASTER SUNDAY AT FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF WILMINGTON

Join us for this celebration of the universal meanings of Easter through story, music, song, drums, a procession, and reflections. Please invite others to join you. Children will join us in worship before going to their activities. Sunday, April 9, 2023:    Worship  at 10:30 a.m. in the building and...

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Earth Day Park Cleanup

Please join us on Saturday, April 22nd, at 10:00 a.m. at Talley Day Park for an Earth Day Park Cleanup! First Unitarian Church will be joined by the Delaware American College of Physicians, DE Sierra Club, and DE Interfaith Power and Light. We will be cleaning up trash and also...

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Hot Chocolate – Warm Hearts

What a treat! Hot chocolate with all the trimmings warmed taste buds and hearts after last week’s service. The creative and very popular Hot Chocolate Bar was the project of First U’s Questers who planned it, served it, and donated the profits to ILYA. These fourth through seventh graders had...

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Chalice Children Host Coffee Hour

On February 19 the children learned about Stewardship. During our worship service we sang From You I Receive, to You I Give. We heard the story of the Widow’s Mite and considered ways we can give of our Time, Talent, and Treasure to be good stewards of our congregation and...

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First U Youth Group Collecting Donations for Homeless

The First U Youth Group is giving back to the Delaware community! On Sunday, March 19, the Youth Group is joining forces with Premiere Charities, served by “From our Kitchen,” to help serve the homeless near the train station. Please help us by donating food items and socks listed on...

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Thank You Ushers and Coffee Hour Hosts on February 26

Many thanks to our usher team of Greg Griffin, Maggie Duffy, Letty Diswood, Matt Marek for their service this Sunday. They are the welcoming faces greeting the increasing number of people in the building for Sunday services and the first to meet our visitors. If you would like to join...

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HOT CHOCOLATE BAR FUNDRAISER for ILYA

Sunday, February 19 The Questers (4th – 7th graders) are hosting a Chocolate Bar to raise money for ILYA. They will sell hot chocolate and provide a variety of toppings following the worship service. Suggested Donation: $4.00 *All children are welcome to the hot chocolate bar regardless of ability to...

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2nd and 3rd Grade Families: Age of Reason Rite of Passage

First Unitarian Church is excited to offer our 2nd and 3rd grade children the opportunity to participate in the Age of Reason Rite of Passage. Please read the notice about Age of Reason for more information and to let us know if your child will participate. Please respond by February...

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VOLUNTEER OR WORK WITH CHILDREN IN OUR NURSERY!

Are you interested in spending some time with our youngest church members? Do you know someone who needs volunteer hours or may be interested in working for a few hours on Sunday mornings? Our numbers of younger children are growing! We would like to open a separate Nursery Room, but...

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