More Peace Week Events – First U Sponsored

Peace Week is here.  Both the Human Rights Task Force and the Environmental Justice Task Force are actively involved in the planning and execution of the many community events between Sunday, October 8 and Saturday, October 14.  So Come one! Come all! and bring your families, friends and neighbors.  At least...

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EJTF Peace Week Events in October

The Environmental Justice Task Force has been busy planning 2 events for Peace Week. We hope you can join us for one or both events. Unity Dinner: Sunday October 8th at 5:30 p.m. Please join us for a free Peace Week Unity Dinner in the Parish Hall. This community event to...

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Tree Planting Day

Sunday, October 16, 2022, 12:00-2:00 p.m. Raindate: Monday, Oct 17, 2022 12:00-2:00 p.m. Come plant a tree. No experience necessary, just a willingness to help dig a hole for trees generously donated by Jon Claney and Renee Anderson. Please bring gloves and a shovel if you have them. Meet at the Outdoor...

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Thank You Volunteers!!

Many hands make it fun! Look outside at church to enjoy the growing diversity of plants adding beauty and ecological value to our grounds. Purple coneflowers, milkweed and many more native plants are thriving. Sat. July 16 9:00-11:00 a.m. is our next weeding day, or come at your convenience to...

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Planting Day update and 2nd call for Volunteers

Come plant more flowers this Saturday, May 21, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Will you help beautify First Unitarian? No experience necessary. Tools provided or bring your favorite shovel and gloves. Please RSVP to Nancy Flanagan at nmf3131@verizon.net Last Saturday, May 14, a dedicated crew planted more than 50 flowers as light rain...

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First U Has a New Tenant! Mama Duck Moves In!

This week Chrissy, a member of our office staff, noticed a duck had built a nest and moved into our meditation garden, located between the Warner Room and the church offices. We are looking forward to seeing the ducklings and we want our duck family to stay safe! If you...

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Volunteers Needed to Plant Small Trees

On Friday, October 22, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 24, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., we need help to plant fifteen tiny trees, only 2-3 feet tall. Meet at our Outdoor Sanctuary (field between 202 and church). First Unitarian Church has a few tools to borrow,...

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100 Trees, Shrubs, and Wildflowers Planted

Thank you to all who gave their time, talent, treasure, and plants to beautify First Unitarian with 100 trees, shrubs, and wildflowers on Ingathering Sunday, September 12, and Saturday, September 18, 2021. We paused from digging to celebrate our Outdoor Sanctuary and dedicate it as a Certified Wildlife Habitat, a...

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THANK YOU Planters!

Thank you to Steve Marek, Barbara Crowell, Jim Weddell, and Dee Burdash for their help in planting trees and bushes on Monday, May 24, around our Outdoor Sanctuary, located between the church building and Route 202. The goal is to plant native plants that will provide benefits to our congregation,...

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Grow Flowers for Native Plant Garden

This spring we are starting a Native Plant Garden. We need YOU to help get the garden started by growing Purple Coneflowers from seeds. We will provide peat pots, soil, and seeds. You just need to pick them up at the church. We will have a drive through pick up...

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First U Native Plant Team Update

How do we add native plants to our First U grounds? By following the process of the National Wildlife Federation & Delaware Nature Society. To read about it, click on this link Click on the link “Download the Checklist” within the above page, at the end of the third paragraph....

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