Thinking of Joining?

Our next New Member welcoming is on Sunday, June 2nd, so if you are interested in becoming a member, speak to Rev. Larry, larry@firstuuwilm.org or Marilyn Hyte, hyte1@comcast.net.

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In Memoriam: Florence Moisson Rice

Longtime, active member of First UU Wilmington, Florence Rice, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2024. Florence and her husband, Dick, joined First UU in November 1979 following their transfers to Wilmington for Dupont assignments. Florence often said that after the first service they attended at First UU, they knew...

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Welcome New Member – Monica Klinke

Originally from Philadelphia, we raised our kids in South Jersey then moved to Vermont after the youngest left for college. It had been a lifelong dream to live in that beautiful state, and it was wonderful for 17 years until I retired. I am the mother of 4 children, 6...

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Please Welcome New Member: Rose Rigdon

I was born during the hurricane of “38” in Connecticut. In my senior year at UConn, I wrote a paper on textile finishes and was invited to interview at Bancroft in Wilmington. I later received my Masters degree in counseling from UDel and worked as a vocational teacher for 31...

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Please Welcome New Member: Max Rakus

Max is from Claymont, Delaware. He is a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School. He is currently working in landscaping and is passionate about the outdoors and native plant gardening.

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Please Welcome New Member:  George Oswald

George grew up in a suburb of Chicago where he first got involved in the early days of computers in the banking industry. Various job opportunities had him relocate to several cities before settling down in Pittsburgh PA, where he met his wife, Marilyn, and they raised their two sons....

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Please Welcome New Member:  Nancy Suttenfield

Ms. Suttenfield grew up in Pennsylvania and was married for 36 years to the late Dr. Charlie Suttenfield of Virginia. After falling in love with learning as a child and as a first-generation college applicant, she earned two degrees. She then went on to a long career in higher education...

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Please Welcome New Member:  Terry Guthrie

I was born in Syracuse NY and moved to Wilmington as a teenager. I am a mother of three sons, and grandmother of four. My husband and I (and our dog, Daisy) love Corolla in the Outer Banks where I enjoy reading on the beach, and relaxing. I have taken...

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New Member Recognition THIS SUNDAY, March 10th!

This Sunday, March 10, 2024, during our 10:30 a.m. service, we will be formally recognizing 17 of our newest members as First Unitarian Church of Wilmington members. Light refreshments will be provided after the service.  If you are being recognized as a new member, you will be called forward in...

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Membership at First UU

Upcoming Events Interested in becoming a Member of First Unitarian?   If you are interested in becoming a member of the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington, please get in touch with Rev. Larry at larry@firstuuwilm.org if you haven’t already done so. Please note these important dates: This Sunday, February 25, 2024....

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Welcome to New member Elissa Davis

Elissa has lived in Wilmington, DE her whole life and she loves it! “We have such natural beauty in our landscape, plenty of culture and an amazing Church!” She lives with her husband and two kitties. First Unitarian Church is very important to her as it represents her beliefs and...

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MEMBERSHIP WELCOME- Pat Malarkey

Pat grew up in Pottsville, Pennsylvania and followed her big sister to the University of Delaware, where she majored in Business Administration and first heard about Unitarian Universalism over a pitcher at the Deer Park. After graduation, she went to work as a computer programmer, and lived in various locations...

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MEMBERSHIP WELCOME- Justin Wearne

Justin Wearne is a world known concert pianist, being accepted to Juillard at the age of twelve. He was also the mission commander for a world record stay in the International Space Station in 1999 where he conducted the first orbital UU service. In his spare time he enjoys creating...

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MEMBERSHIP WELCOME- Pat Dougherty & Ron Corley

Please welcome our newest members, Pat Dougherty and Ron Corley.           We’re delighted you’ve found First UU. Pat is a native of New Castle County, and graduated from Ursuline Academy and University of Delaware. After a 40 year Nursing career (mostly in Seattle), she is now...

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Interested in becoming a Member of First Unitarian?

If you are interested in becoming a member of the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington, please contact Rev. Larry at larry@firstuuwilm.org if you haven’t already done so. Please note these important dates: Sunday, December 17, 2023, For those of you who have indicated that you want to become members but...

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New Member Welcome

Esther Steiska Welcome Esther Steiska to First UU. Esther is a native North Carolinian, a small “c” catholic, who loves the mystics, the early morning hours, and the music of Jean Batiste. Her children and her greatest teachers have been her Standard Poodle, 2 Corgis, and current Golden Retriever, Charlotte.

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New Member Welcome

Laura DiGuglielmo Laura is passionate about fighting for animal and human rights. She enjoys art in all forms including poetry, photography, and painting. Laura likes spending time with family, being outside in nature, and traveling to new places. She and her family are so happy to be part of our...

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New Member Welcome

Gilmore Crosby and rock & roll were both born in the 1950s, and they suit each other. On the other hand, he spent his early childhood in segregated Nashville, and racism, sexism, and classism don’t suit him at all. With values deeply rooted in social justice, Gilmore has built a...

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Discuss First!

If you are new or not so new to First Unitarian Church of Wilmington please join us for these informal “getting acquainted” meetings every other month. We’d like to get to know you and help you know us and connect with our church community. Rev. Larry will be joined by...

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