Chinese New Year Tradition

On January 26, Rev. Pamela Wat shared her family’s tradition for celebrating the Chinese New Year. Everyone at church received a small red envelope with money in it. But there was a catch! People were asked to do something good with the money, to make the world a better place...

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Automated Giving Renewals Due

If you use any of our automated giving tools such as Give Plus or our online form please be sure to renew your giving plan for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. All current fiscal year authorizations will end on June 30, 2020. If you prefer to fill out...

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Do you hear what I hear? A Jazz concert for LCS

Join Lutheran Community Services (LCS) for a Jazz Christmas, presented by Emmy Award-winning composer and pianist Wilson Somers. The program features traditional and contemporary treatments of beloved holiday favorites, performed by regional jazz artists and soprano Annie Fitch of Radio City Music Hall’s holiday show. Jazz Christmas will be held...

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Holiday Poinsettias

This year we will continue our tradition of decorating our Sanctuary with poinsettias. The 6 ½” pots will be on display from December 15 through December 24. Please complete this form in your order of service and return it to the church office by December 8th. The names of the...

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Amazon Smile and First Unitarian

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday season at Amazon Smile and Amazon donates .05% of your purchase to First Unitarian Church. This year we are on track to earn $200, which is the most we have ever earned through Amazon Smile. If you shop Amazon, please set...

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GUEST AT YOUR TABLE – WRAP UP

Sunday November 24, 2019 PLEASE RETURN YOUR BOXES WITH CASH, CHECKS, or note about your online donation. All donations, contributions, and proceeds from honey sales support the world-wide social justice and humanitarian work of UUSC, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. During the Stewardship Moment you will be invited to bring...

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Counterpoint Drive Continues

Well, we are entering the last “official” Sunday of the annual Counterpoint Membership drive, although donations of any amount are always welcome. Thank you, thank you to those who have been able to participate this year. And remember, joining Counterpoint with a denotation of ANY amount, gets you enrolled in...

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First Unitarian Church Heritage Fund

As you consider your end of year charitable giving choices for December, please consider a donation to our Heritage Fund. Please think about how you can contribute to future generations through a gift to our endowment. How do you do it? Some options: Add a codicil to your will –...

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Counterpoint Drive Continues

We are entering the second week of the annual Counterpoint Membership drive. Did you know that if there was no Counterpoint, there would be no All – Music Sundays? Or African drummers visiting Sunday morning? To learn more, and to join, go to the piano in the Sanctuary after church,...

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Special Collection Update

On Sunday, November 10, our Second Sunday Special Collection will support our cooking efforts at Emmanuel Dining Room. First U cooks and serves lunch on the 20th of the month at the Emmanuel Dining Room in Wilmington. Please be generous!

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Stories of Hope

Every Sunday we say that we are “a beloved community that . . . fights injustice and transforms the world through loving action.” One way to do that is through your support of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC). If you were in church recently, you received a red booklet,...

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Heritage Fund Endowment

First Unitarian is special to all of us and we are grateful to those before us that built the church that we now enjoy. Your opportunity to “pay it forward” for those who follow us is always available. Please think about how you can contribute to future generations through a...

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Pledge Payment Update

After a review of our pledge payment records for the first quarter we realized that we had a number of families who did not renew their automated giving plan via credit card or bank account withdrawals. We have contacted members who pledged for the current church year, but who did...

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