New Member Recognition Sunday, June 12, 2022

Are you thinking about joining the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington? Please contact Rev. Larry Peers at larry@firstuuwilm.org or Marilyn Hyte at hyte1@comcast.net. We would like to set up a time to talk with you! For those who have already joined in the past year, please look for your invitation...

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Newcomer’s Gathering with Rev. Larry

Sunday, April 3rd at 11:50 a.m. Maybe you want to know more about Unitarian Universalism or First Unitarian Church? We want to get to know you! You are invited to this informal gathering with Rev. Larry and Marilyn Hyte on Sunday, April 3rd, at 11:45 a.m. In addition to getting...

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Membership News!

Please join me in welcoming Kim Tull to First UU—she has been an active friend for many years. She has led the activities for Delaware Peace Week in past years. Her current focus is on gun legislation and transgender rights. We are delighted you’ve officially joined our First UU family.

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Welcome to our New Member!

Please join us in welcoming our newest family into membership Liz Wright-Jin and her children Nathaniel and Emma live in Chadds Ford, Pa. They look forward to meeting and interacting with our families and participating in CYRE activities. We are delighted you’ve found your spiritual home here at First UU...

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Welcome!

Please join me in welcoming Mickey Meyer to membership here at First UU. Mickey is a resident at Maris Grove and regularly attends the Soul Matters Program. She looks forward to contributing in a meaningful way to our wonderful congregation. We are delighted you’ve found your spiritual home here at...

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New Member News!

Join me in welcoming two new members to First UU Church- Linda and George Helton. They moved from Chattanooga, TN after 45 years to be closer to their daughter and family in Philadelphia and reside at the Crosslands community in Kennett Square. They were longtime members at the Universalist Church...

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New Member News!

Please join me in welcoming Karin Thomas, as a returning member to First U. Karin was raised in this church and many of you know her mom, the Rev. Kathie Thomas. Karin is a proud Navy veteran, a physician who served in Afghanistan as a surgeon at the military medical...

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Visitor Orientation and Welcome Meeting

You are invited to join Rev. Dr. Richard Speck and Marilyn Hyte on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 10 a.m. for a ZOOM visitor orientation meeting. We will provide a brief overview of our UU faith, answer your questions and provide a pictorial snapshot of our church. If you wish...

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Membership and Newcomer Meeting!

Welcome visitors, we are delighted you’ve joined us for our streaming church services at First UU. You are invited to join Rev. Dr. Richard Speck and Marilyn Hyte, Membership Chair, on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. for a ZOOM orientation membership meeting. We will provide a brief overview...

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Membership Update!

Join me in welcoming our newest members to First UU: Tina Masington , Michelle Spitelli and Joshua Reed. Tina lives in north Wilmington and had visited our church in the 1990s, now is joining us through our Sunday morning streaming church service. Michelle Spitelli & Joshua Reed and their 20...

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Welcome!

Welcome visitors, we are delighted you’ve joined us for our streaming church services at First UU. You are invited to join Rev. Dr. Richard Speck and Marilyn Hyte on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. for a ZOOM (Link below) orientation membership meeting. We will provide a brief overview...

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Welcome!

Welcome visitors, we are delighted you’ve joined us for our streaming church services at First UU. You are invited to join Rev Dr Richard Speck and Marilyn Hyte on Saturday, September 12 , 2020 at 10:00 a.m. for a ZOOM (Link below) orientation membership meeting. We will provide a brief...

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Welcome

Join me in welcoming our newest member to First UU: David Livingstone. David lives in Wilmington and joined us through our Sunday morning streaming church service. We are delighted you’ve found your spiritual home here at First Unitarian. Marilyn Hyte-Membership

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Join us in welcoming our newest member to First UU: Gerry Konzelmann. Gerry is active with the AV team and our Sunday morning streaming church service. We are delighted you’ve found your spiritual home here at First Unitarian.

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Membership Orientation Zoom Meeting

Welcome visitors, we are delighted you’ve joined us for our streaming services at First UU. You are invited to join Rev. Dr Richard Speck and Marilyn Hyte on Saturday, June 13 at 10:00 a.m. for a Zoom (Link below) membership orientation meeting. We will provide a brief overview of our...

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Welcome

Please join us in welcoming our newest members to First UU: Chris Kane and Rachel Sweigart. Congratulations to them as they will be married in 2021. We are delighted you’ve found your spiritual home here at First UU.

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New to First Unitarian Church

If you are new to First Unitarian Church or have just started participating in our streaming online services during the pandemic, we welcome you. If you would like to know more about First Unitarian Church or have questions about who we are or how to be more involved, please contact...

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Staffing Restructure and the Budget

The budget for FY 20-21 is set up with a different staff configuration for Music, Membership and Children’s Religious Exploration. Our plan is to hire a half-time Music Director, a quarter time Membership Coordinator and a paid Children’s Religious Exploration Guide. You can learn more about the proposed new positions...

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Magnetic Name Badges

Membership team is pleased to announce we will now provide magnetic “blue” name tag badges for our new members as of March 15. These will be the same size as current “pin” name badges, thus will fit in the wooden case holder in Parish Hall. The cost of these new...

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New Member Recognition Day

Join us on March 1, 2020 to recognize and welcome our newest members wh have officially joined First UU over these past few months. After the service , we will have “cake” as part of coffee hour in Parish Hall. Our newest members are : Bonnie Chambers Dan Cicala Susan...

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Virginia “Ginny” Ladig 

Virginia (Ginny) Ladig died at the age of 77 on January 4, 2020. Ginny and her husband, Bob, joined the church in 1971. She volunteered in children’s classes for several years and served as Secretary of the Board in 1985/86. We extend our care and concern to her husband, Bob and...

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In Memoriam

Carolyn D. Calvin died at the age of 92. Carolyn and her husband, Arthur, joined the church in 1982. After Arthur’s death in 1983, Carolyn established the Arthur Calvin Memorial Garden (the Japanese-style garden located between the Warner Room and the office wing). We extend our care and concern to...

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Membership News

Join us in welcoming our newest church member to First UU: Richard Holdsworth and Janet Yabroff. We are delighted you have found your spiritual home here with us.

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Sad News for First Unitarian

Grace Rasmussen, a long time member, passed away on December 10, 2019. Although she had not been able to attend church recently, she was a member for many years. Memorial services will be held at a future date. You may view her obituary, here.

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New Member!

Please join me in welcoming our newest church members to First Unitarian, Bonnie Chambers and her 2 children. We are delighted you have found your spiritual home here at First Unitarian!  

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Glen Barbaras Memorial Service

A Memorial Service for Glen Barbaras will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at First Unitarian Church. A lunch reception will follow the service. Glen Barbaras’s obituary was posted in the News Journal; please click here to learn more about Glen. Glen recently celebrated his 100th birthday. In July 2018, First...

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New Members – Welcome!

Please join me in welcoming our two newest church members to First UU: Susan Ryan has been a guest musician in our sanctuary and Shirley Peters has been a choir member for over 25 years. We are delighted you have found your spiritual home here at First UU! Marilyn Hyte,...

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Are you Ready To Sign the Membership Book?

Have you been attending First UU for some time and have questions on membership? Are you transferring from another UU church? Are you ready to officially join First UU? Do you have questions on the membership process? Our Welcome and Membership team members are here to help. The Welcome table...

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Membership News

Join me in welcoming our two newest church members to First UU: James Moser and Mimi Moser. We are delighted you have found your spiritual home here at with us.

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Membership News!

Join me in welcoming two new church memberw to First UU : Susan Cicala and Dan Cicala and their 2 children. We are delighted you have found your spiritual home here at First UU. Marilyn Hyte, Membership Chair

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Membership News!

Join me in welcoming our newest church member to First UU: Donna Lizut. We are delighted you have found your spiritual home here at First UU. Marilyn Hyte, Membership Chair

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First U – We Belong Together

New Member Recognition Day was on October 6, 2019 as part of our “Where I Belong” Whole Church Worship Service. We introduced our theme of Belonging, shared a story or two, welcomed our newest members, and celebrated our long-standing members as well. For photos and more, click here.

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New Members

Please join in welcoming to our congregation our newest members : Rob and Sarah Barlow and their son Benji as well as Sarah’s Mom– Lorraine McDevitt. Additionally welcome back to our congregation Judith and Kit Pool. We are delighted you have all found your spiritual home with us at First...

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WELCOME VISITORS

We are always delighted to see you at church on Sundays. When visiting, we encourage our visitors to visit the Welcome Table at the front of Parish Hall and chat with our volunteers who are available to answer questions on First UU Church and our Unitarian Universalist faith. Please help...

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Sad News

Longtime member Bill Fleischman passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. A viewing will be held at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Friday, May 3 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at First Unitarian Church of Wilmington, 730 Halstead Road, Wilmington on Saturday,...

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WELCOME VISITORS

We are delighted you have chosen to visit us!  We encourage visitors to our church visit the Welcome Table at the front of Parish Hall and chat with our volunteers who are available to answer questions on First UU Church and our Unitarian Universalist faith. Please help yourselves to the...

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Sad News

Longtime member, Mary Louise Ponsell, 84, died April 7, 2019, in Wilmington, Delaware. Mary Lou was a member here from 1966 through 2014. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10 a.m. at McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington 19803, with family...

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MEMBERSHIP CLASSES

You are invited to attend one of our First UU Membership Classes for an introduction to our Church and our Faith.  The next two classes are scheduled for: June 9,  2019 – Room 25: Noon to 2 pm; child care and lunch provided August 18, 2019 – Room 25: Noon...

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New Members

Please join in welcoming out newest members. We are delighted you’ve chosen First UU as your spiritual home. Say hello to Maia Orchinik, Leah Orchinik, Ray Jensen and Danielle Olivieri. Save the date of April 14, 2019 for membership recognition during the 10:30 a.m. service.

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MEMBERSHIP CLASSES

You are invited to attend our First UU membership class scheduled for March 24 2019 from noon to 2 p.m.- room 25; lunch provided The class will include: group discussion, topics on UU history, our religious experiences, your faith journey, history of First UU and opportunities to engage at the...

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New Member Celebration!

Please join in welcoming our newest members and returning member to First UU. We are delighted you’ve chosen First UU as your spiritual home. New Members: Dorothy Anderson Ian Burdshaw & Liesa Burdshaw Alexa Hurst Returning member: Jessica Killinger Save the date of March 10 for membership recognition during the...

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MEMBERSHIP CLASSES

You are invited to attend our First UU membership classes scheduled for: January 27, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m. – room 25 lunch provided March 24, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m.- room 25 lunch provided May 5, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m. – room 25 lunch provided...

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Welcome New and Returning Members

Please join in welcoming our newest members to First UU: Paul Donahue Latifah Griffin John Flynn Barbara Flynn Additionally we welcome returning members: Betty Crowell Jac Crowell Sally Hamburger Aaron Hamburger We are delighted you’ve chosen First UU as your spiritual home. Marilyn Hyte and the Membership Team

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Gordon Jenks

We are sad to share the news that former First U member Gordon Jenks died in Erie, Pa. last week. His full obituary can be found here. A Celebration of Life will be held for Gordon Lee Jenks at a future date in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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MEMBERSHIP CLASSES

You are invited to attend our First UU membership class scheduled for: October 28, 2018 from noon to 2 p.m. in Room 25 with lunch provided The class will include: group discussion, topics on UU history, our religious experiences, your faith journey, history of First UU and opportunities to engage at the...

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WELCOME VISITORS

We are glad you have joined us today. Each week we encourage our visitors to visit our Welcome table (at the front of Parish Hall) and chat with our volunteers who are available to answer questions on our First UU church and our Unitarian Universalist faith. Please help yourselves to...

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New Members Welcomed

On Sunday June 10, First UU recognized and welcomed our 14 newest members.   After the service, this “Cake” was part of our coffee hour in Parish Hall. Our new members are : Kerri Bell-Delgado        Karen Berri           Leo Claney         Stephanie Cloud ...

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Did You Know?

In order to be able to vote at the annual meeting on May 6, you need to have made a donation of record within the past 12 months? According to our by-laws: “Those members who participate actively in Church activities and make an annual financial contribution of record shall be Voting Members....

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