Honoring Survivors of Gun Violence

Honoring Survivors of Gun Violence: A small group* in our congregation has begun to meet to discuss what we can do as a congregation and in partnership with other local congregations or organizations to respond to gun violence. We have begun to develop some ideas for taking actions to increase...

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Special Offering – June 12

NAMI-DE, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading...

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The Side With Love: Statement on Buffalo Shootings

“We begin with truth-telling and moving together in that truth.” On Saturday, May 14, an 18-year-old white supremacist carried out a premeditated fatal attack on a Black community in Buffalo, killing ten and injuring many more. Today, we mourn the ten unique and precious lives of the people murdered in...

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Church Office Closure

We will not be open on Monday, May 30, due to the Memorial Day Holiday. Welcome Summer! Have a great holiday weekend.

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UPLIFT Trans/Nonbinary Monthly Gathering

This is a wonderful community led space that is truly multigenerational. Many trans UU’s are searching for a way to connect to other trans UU’s and Adrian Ballou has taken on creating this space. Children attend with their parents and there is breakout space for children and youth. This program...

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Annual Meeting: May 15

Our Annual Congregational Meeting will be held at Noon on Sunday, May 15. Information about the budget for next year, as well as information on updated bylaws are posted above. This will be a multi-platform meeting. Details on Zoom access and instructions for remote voting will be provided closer to...

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Choir Notes

Did you know vowels have colors? A sung “ah” or “oo,” for example, can sound bright, dark, or muted. Do you know how to use your lungs to get the most from this engine of sound? Kathy Harris takes the choir through exercises each Thursday evening to teach us the...

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Special Offering, May 8: Planned Parenthood of Delaware

Planned Parenthood of Delaware PPDE offers health services for people in Delaware, PA, NJ and MD. Our services include: primary care, pre-natal care, birth control, STI testing, PreP, mental health care, abortion services, smoking cessation etc. Over the last 4 years I have been the Board Chair of PPDE and...

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Delaware Pride June 4!!

Delaware Pride is celebrating their 25th anniversary and will draw participants not just from Delaware but from the surrounding States. It is our opportunity to show solidarity with the LBGTQ+ and ally community, making everyone feel welcome. Please keep the date open to join the UUs of Delmarva for the...

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Socializing after Worship is Back!

As of April 10, the Covid Response Task Force set new guidelines in response to lower rates of Covid-19 infection. Vaccinations are still required for all eligible people. You can upload your card at this link and we will continue to check vaccine status at entrances on Sunday mornings. If you have...

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Dessert and Discussion with Sharon Moore, Author of Kaleidoscope: Journey of the Sharecroppers’ Granddaughter

Wednesday, April 27, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Several of our members purchased Sharon Moore’s book Kaleidoscope: Journey of the Sharecroppers’ Granddaughter when she was our guest speaker in February. At that time, we could not gather together in our building. However, Sharon has offered to be here for an informal gathering to...

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YWCA Stand Against Racism Challenge

We are supporting the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism 21 Day Challenge again this year! Participants will discover how racial injustice and social injustice impact our community, connect with one another, and identify ways to dismantle racism and other forms of discrimination. The Stand Against Racism Challenge starts April 4, 2022...

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Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine

Our UU hearts, thoughts, and prayers go out to the suffering of the Ukrainian people. Members have asked for information on humanitarian aid. Our Human Rights Task Force (HRTF) offers suggestions for UU organizations and a few other resources as well. These include UUSC, Faithify, and Polish Humanitarian Action, among...

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ILYA Revitalizes the Furniture Project

A Pilot Partnership with the Cokesbury Retirement Community For the past two years, after the Catholic Charities Thrift Center closed due to COVID, ILYA has only been able to make available to our young adults, who have aged out of foster care, furniture that was offered from time to time...

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Advocacy Action for End-of-Life Options in Delaware

Write to Your Representative The Unitarian Universalist Delaware Advocacy Network (UUDAN) has supported the campaign to pass HB140, the Ron Silverio/Heather Block End-of-Life Options Act for many years now. Our 2nd UU Principle expresses our value of compassion in human relationships and our 3rd UU Principle reminds us to accept...

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Workshop: Compassionate Conversations: How to Speak and Listen from the Heart

Rev. Larry Peers – Saturday, May 14, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. When a conversation takes a turn into the sometimes uncomfortable or contentious topics, it can be difficult to know what to say or how to respond–especially to someone you disagree with. Compassionate Conversations empowers us to transform...

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REGISTER NOW FOR “Imagining Hope for the Planet and for Ourselves: Possibilities Replace Desolation”

REGISTER NOW FOR  Sunday, April 24, 2022, 12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., with Rev. Alison Cornish at First Unitarian Church of Wilmington and online How can we remain resilient, creative and empowered to act for the healing of our irreplaceable world? In this afternoon of reflection, we will acknowledge we...

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