January Special Collection: Emmanuel Dining Room

On Sunday, January 8th, our special collection will be to fund our annual efforts for the Emmanuel Dining Room (EDR). Please consider giving to this long-standing (almost 40 years!) project of our church. This once-a-year collection provides First U’s annual budget for grocery supplies, to feed lunch to over 200...

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The EDR Dining Room has Re-Opened!

Thanks to members of the First U EDR team for helping us return to serving in the dining room at EDR, along with making casseroles and cookies. The April and May teams included: Patty Avery, Georgia Brereton, Jill Coghlan, Cindy Cohen, Kate Cowperthwait, James & Mimi Moser, Christy Mullins, Nancy...

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Too Many Girl Scout Cookies?

Finding yourself with too many Girl Scout cookies? Donate a few boxes to the First U EDR effort! Drop off packages of cookies (Girl Scout, Oreos, whatever you wish) to the church office (mark the boxes “EDR”), or contact Cindy Cohen. We’d love to have them!

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Winter & the First U Emmanuel Dining Room Team

It may be cold and covid-y (is that a word yet? :-), but the First U EDR team continues to provide monthly meals to Emmanuel Dining Room on the 19th. During the kitchen renovations and because of covid we have been preparing our meals in homes rather than at church,...

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November Special Collection: Emmanuel Dining Room

On Sunday, November 14th, our special collection will be to fund our annual efforts for the Emmanuel Dining Room (EDR). Please consider giving to this long-standing (almost 40 years!) project of our church. This once-a-year collection provides First U’s annual budget for grocery supplies, to feed lunch to over 200...

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Christmas Eve Special Offering: Emmanuel Dining Room

The Christmas Eve special offering at both services will fund our annual efforts for the Emmanuel Dining Room (EDR). This once-a-year collection provides our entire year’s budget of grocery supplies, which will feed lunch to over 200 men, women, and children in Wilmington every month. The annual costs for this...

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First U & Emmanuel Dining Room – October 2020

Thanks to Nancy Pinson & Kate Cowperthwait for prepping and delivering our lunch to EDR this month. And to Michelle Frey for the cookies! Run by the Ministry of Caring, Emmanuel Dining Room (EDR) provides meals to people in need in the greater Wilmington area.  First Unitarian Church is proud to have...

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First U’s EDR Outreach for July

Many thanks to Pam and Roy Finkelman, who transported our casseroles, cookies, and fruit this month. Cindy Cohen prepped the casseroles, then Pam and Roy swooped in to pick up all the supplies and get them down to Emmanuel Dining Room in time for serving lunch to those in need...

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