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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New Member Update

Margaret Rovner recently joined First Unitarian Church. Welcome! Margaret received her PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin. She’s had an extensive research & teaching career having lived in Lansing, Michigan; Auburn, Alabama; Granville, Ohio and Oxford, England. She enjoys singing, gardening, sailing, biking and metal working. She’s now...

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Celebrations from June 11

Last week, we came together as a community to celebrate Flower Communion and welcomed new members to our congregation. The service was filled with beautiful flowers of all types and colors, each representing the unique beauty that we bring to our faith community. We were especially thrilled to welcome new...

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Welcoming and Re-Membering By Rev. Larry Peers

As of this coming Sunday, we welcomed 23 new members into our congregation this year. We are happy to see that several of these folks are already involved in at least one small group or service opportunity. Some will get involved right away. Some are new to Unitarian Universalism. Some...

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Do You think About Joining First Unitarian Church?

If you have been attending our congregation regularly in the building or online and are interested in joining this congregation, please get in touch with Rev. Larry at larry@firstuuwilm.org or speak to him by Sunday, June 4th. Our next welcoming of new members will be on Sunday, June 11th, as...

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First U Welcomes our New Members

On Sunday, March 19 we celebrated our new church members during worship, followed by a reception in Parish Hall. We are so happy to welcome new friends to our community.

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