Welcome New Member Judy Gibson

I was born in Vermont and have lived in several states. I now live in Pennsylvania where my husband, David Nelson, and I are residents at Kendal at Longwood in Kennett Square. I have worked as a teacher, college administrator, and editor, and once owned a yarn and needlework shop...

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Welcome New Member David Nelson

I have resided at Kendal at Longwood in Kennett Square with my wife, Judy Gibson, since August, 2017. I have two children and four grandchildren who reside in West Simsbury, CT and Phoenix, AZ. After graduation from Oberlin College and Columbia University Law School, and two years as a government...

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Welcome New Member Meghan Mercier

I’m from New Jersey, and moved to Wilmington after college to work my first office job. That convinced me to go to graduate school, and I came back to Wilmington after I had had enough of that. Now I teach freshman writing at Rowan University and other schools around the...

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Welcome New Members, Becca and Conor Rowan

Please welcome Becca and Conor Rowan and their 4 children to First UU. Their family of 6 recently moved here from Colorado. It didn’t take long for our local communities to make us feel at home and get us involved. We are happy and blessed to be here, interacting with...

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Welcome New Member Gianni Maiorano

I am a father of two girls, Francesca and Jadzia. You will often find me being active in fitness, business, and video games, and enjoys reading personal development content. I am also an avid sports fan, and if you cut me, Eagles Green will probably come out. Food is more...

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Welcome New Member David Cullmann I had been splitting my time between New York City and Wilmington since 2005, but I became a full-time Delaware resident in 2022, after retiring from my position as a Managing Director at The Bank of NY Mellon. I now enjoy spending my time doing...

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Thank You Ushers and Hospitality Volunteers on March 19

Many thanks to our usher team of Greg Griffin, Lois Morris, Janet Hall, and Deborah Haskell for their service on Sunday, March 19. They are the welcoming faces greeting the increasing number of people in the building for Sunday services and the first to meet our visitors. If you would like...

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Welcome New Members Mike and Keri Morton-Wiedner

Originally from Houston, Texas, Michael Morton-Wiedner moved to Wilmington 10 years ago. He works as a physician and spends his free time gardening, woodworking, and practicing meditation. Keri Morton-Wiedner was born and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania and has lived in Wilmington since 2015. She practices architecture at a local firm...

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Welcome New Member Patty Avery

Before coming to Wilmington to live with my sister Betty Wier, I lived in Venice, Florida and was a member of the UU Congregation of Venice. At First U, I have enjoyed singing in the choir and meeting the choir members.

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Welcome New Member Francine DuPont

For years I have been drawn to UU Principles and a welcoming congregation that encourages open dialogue on questions of faith. Now a retired Pediatric nurse, I look forward to becoming a part of a this community that acts locally and thinks globally on issues that we all face as...

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JOIN US FOR THE NEW MEMBER WELCOMING ON SUNDAY, MARCH 19TH

On Sunday, March 19th, we will welcome 14 new members to First Unitarian Church. We will have a short Welcoming Ritual in the worship service and a reception with refreshments in the Parish Hall following the service. Please plan to join us in meeting and welcoming our new members!

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Why I support First U: An Accidental Unitarian

The path that I have taken in my spiritual life has been rocky at times. In choosing a direction at a fork in the road, I have often made away-from decisions. That doesn’t feel right. I don’t believe that. It became my habitual way of searching for an organized faith...

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