Honoring Survivors of Gun Violence

Honoring Survivors of Gun Violence: A small group* in our congregation has begun to meet to discuss what we can do as a congregation and in partnership with other local congregations or organizations to respond to gun violence. We have begun to develop some ideas for taking actions to increase...

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UU the VOTE AGAIN!

Postcard Campaign for the 2022 Mid-Term Election Remember all those postcards we wrote for the 2020 election? It’s time to DO IT AGAIN for the 2022 Mid-term elections! We will likely begin writing in June, continue through the summer and possibly into the fall. We are beginning another set of...

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YWCA Stand Against Racism Challenge

Have you been participating in the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism 21 Day Challenge this year? It’s been enlightening and interesting to learn about critical race theory, the living wage, and racism/bias in the media. The final week (4/25 – 5/4) is about women’s health. There is so much thought-provoking information!...

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Human Rights Task Force Meeting This Sunday!

Are you looking for a way to get more involved in the mission of First U to “fight injustice?” Come join the Human Rights Task Force (HRTF). We meet this Sunday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. by Zoom. Please register to get the Zoom link: HRTF Registration We recently finished...

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Multi-platform HRTF Event

At 12:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10, our Human Rights Task Force invites both the people reveling in the Parish Hall for our first in-building Social Hour and anyone that would like to join us online to a viewing of Drawdown`s “Climate Solutions 101.” Project Drawdown is a solutions oriented environmental...

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YWCA Stand Against Racism Challenge

We are supporting the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism 21 Day Challenge again this year! Participants will discover how racial injustice and social injustice impact our community, connect with one another, and identify ways to dismantle racism and other forms of discrimination. The Stand Against Racism Challenge starts April 4, 2022...

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Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine

Our UU hearts, thoughts, and prayers go out to the suffering of the Ukrainian people. Members have asked for information on humanitarian aid. Our Human Rights Task Force (HRTF) offers suggestions for UU organizations and a few other resources as well. These include UUSC, Faithify, and Polish Humanitarian Action, among...

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Advocacy Action for End-of-Life Options in Delaware

Write to Your Representative The Unitarian Universalist Delaware Advocacy Network (UUDAN) has supported the campaign to pass HB140, the Ron Silverio/Heather Block End-of-Life Options Act for many years now. Our 2nd UU Principle expresses our value of compassion in human relationships and our 3rd UU Principle reminds us to accept...

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UU DELAWARE ADVOCACY NETWORK (UUDAN)

SUNDAY, February 27 at 4:00 p.m. Monthly Steering Committee ZOOM Meeting Speakers: Heather Pope & Tim Appleton, Compassion & Choices Care and Choices at the End of Life Great news! The Medical Aid in Dying bill has finally been voted out of committee and will be brought to the floor...

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Join our Anti-Racism Book Group Series

Thanks to all who came to our Virtual Café last Sunday. If you enjoyed the discussion or are intrigued by the book, please join a group. If you missed the Virtual Café, we welcome you to join a group too. Attending a book group is a great way to connect...

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Join our Next Anti-Racism Book Group Series

DATE CHANGE! To continue our anti-racism work this winter, we will discuss the book by Heather McGee, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. In the book, McGee’s historical account of racism in America demonstrates how we all lose out and also provides...

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