Human Rights Task Force Movie Night

Friday, May 10: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Brunner Chapel (Park in the back parking lot) Movie: The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner It is time for Delaware to become one of the states that allows families the opportunity for dignity and compassion as part of their end of life...

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Peace Week Delaware 2019

Peace Week Delaware #4 is coming up this Fall, Sept. 21 – 29 and we are anticipating more than 100 events throughout the 3 counties!! The PWD Steering Committee is looking for volunteers to help with Promotions and Public Relations. We meet 1-2 times per month, more frequently in September. If you...

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Palmer School Teacher Appreciation

Did you know the Elbert Palmer Elementary School in Southbridge is closing at the end of this school year? We have had a relationship with this school for a number of years and we are saddened by this news. The teachers work so hard and they sometimes feel the community...

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American Promise

Join American Promise Delaware ALL-HANDS meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, in Room 25 to learn strategies for engaging citizens and politicians in the quest for a 28th Constitutional amendment to get Big Money out of politics. Or join the meeting on-line via ZOOM: just click here shortly...

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Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry – Book Discussion – Noon to 2 p.m.

Join us on Thursday, April 18 from Noon – 2:00 p.m. in Brunner Chapel (7:00- 9:00 p.m. session canceled) Rev. Roberta challenged us to join a discussion group about the book Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry to continue our racial justice work. The book is available at...

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Dispatches: Children of Gaza

The Human Rights Task Force is co-sponsoring Children of Palestine: Heartbreak and Hope, a three-part series on efforts to gain basic survival and human rights for the children of Palestine. The second program in the series will include a video, Dispatches: Children of Gaza and a presentation about PCRF, the...

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Playgrounds for Palestine

The Human Rights Task Force is co-sponsoring Children of Palestine: Heartbreak and Hope, a three-part series on efforts to gain basic survival and human rights for the children of Palestine. Playgrounds for Palestine, the first program in the series, will be held on Tuesday, March 26 from 7:00 p.m. to...

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American Promise Delaware March 2019 Meeting

Join American Promise Delaware ALL-HANDS meeting at 7 pm on Tuesday, March 19, in Room 25 to learn strategies for engaging citizens and politicians in the quest for a 28th Constitutional amendment to get Big Money out of politics. American Promise Delaware is a project of the First U Human...

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Children of Palestine: Heartbreak and Hope

The Human Rights Task Force is co-sponsoring Children of Palestine: Heartbreak and Hope, a three-part series about efforts to help Palestinian children gain basic survival and human rights. These programs will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Wilmington from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, March 26, April...

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American Promise to Visit This Sunday!

Judith Butler from Delaware American Promise will be our guest this Sunday, March 10 for a Justice Moment. She will share about the work they are doing to advocate for an amendment to the US Constitution to reverse Citizens United and get money out of politics. She will be available...

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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, February 24, at 9:15 a.m. in Room 26. This year, we have increased our understanding of the issues and...

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American Promise Delaware February 2019 meeting

Join American Promise Delaware ALL-HANDS meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, in Room 25 to learn strategies for engaging citizens and politicians in the quest for a 28th Constitutional amendment to get Big Money out of politics. American Promise Delaware is a project of the FirstU Human Rights...

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YWCA Dialogues to Action

The Human Rights Task Force invites you to participate in a YWCA Dialogue to Action. Come be a part of a genuine discussion to create change. Stretch yourself to join a group so you can be part of the solution to some of the racial disparity and challenges we face...

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Come this Friday for Human Rights Movie & Discussion!

Movie: Harvest of Empire “No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark…” Poem by Warsan Shire When: Friday, February 1, 2019; doors open at 6:30pm; Movie from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Where: First Unitarian Sanctuary, 730 Halstead Road This gripping documentary reveals the political and social...

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American Promise Delaware January 2019 Meeting

Join American Promise Delaware ALL-HANDS meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, in Room 25 to learn strategies for engaging citizens and politicians in the quest for a 28th Constitutional amendment to get Big Money out of politics. Find out why the Delaware chapter of American Promise is the...

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Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Week Concert 7:30 p.m.

Join us for a concert on January 25, 2019. The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Week Concert to benefit the Delaware YWCA will be held at First Unitarian. Hosted by Rev. Roberta Finkelstein, Martin Hargrove and our Music Minster, Scott Ward. We will have special guest speakers, but mostly music....

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Let’s Welcome Asylum-Seekers at Our Nation’s Border!

The Human Rights Task Force will have card-making supplies available on Sunday 12/9 and Sunday 12/16 to welcome migrant families and children who have recently arrived in the United States and are seeking asylum. Look for us before church and during coffee hour. If you want to buy or make...

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Aids Quilt on Display at First U!

Leading up to World AIDS Day on December 1, AIDS Delaware will recognize AIDS Awareness Month with daily posts containing HIV/AIDS history, facts, and information. Each day in November visit @AIDSDelaware on Facebook, @AIDSDE on Twitter, and @AIDS_DE on Instagram. Join us as we look back on the struggles, the...

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