Organ Recital September 24, 2023

2:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary; Featuring celebrated organist Bruce Barber Suggested donation: $20 Flyer available here. Join us in launching our 2023-24 First U Concert Series with a program featuring organist Bruce Barber holding forth on our extraordinary Rieger tracker organ! The program will include works by Mendelssohn, Bach, Buxtehude and...

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Share the Plate Sunday

Ingathering September 10 2023 Planned Parenthood of Delaware is on the front lines of reproductive care. Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the various other court cases, PPDE has become an essential lifeline for our patients. Abortion remains legal and safe in the State of Delaware but medical...

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Ingathering Sunday – All are Welcome!

“Hope Calls Us Home: Ingathering and Gathering of the Waters Service” Rev. Dr. Larry Peers, preaching;  Catherine Williamson, assisting; Ed Scott, worship associate Sunday, September 10, 2023 The visionary and prophetic justice-maker, John Lewis, once declared, “I believe that we are all a spark of the divine, and if that spark is...

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CHILDREN & YOUTH RELIGIOUS EXPLORATION

REGISTER YOUR CHILDREN AND YOUTH Religious Exploration for Children and Youth begins on September 17, 2023. We are planning a great year with singing, social justice projects, and embracing our Unitarian Universalism!    Let us know your family plans to participate! This week registration forms went out to families who...

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ILYA Volunteer Opportunities!

Are you looking for a way to make a significant difference in someone’s life? Come to the ILYA table in Parish Hall after the service on August 20 and learn about ILYA’s Student Care Package Project! Volunteers send 4 packages during the academic year to a student they are paired...

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CAPAS CORNER

August Moving and Summer Birthdays; Please Volunteer! Our Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum Seekers (CAPAS) has exciting changes happening this August! It has been a great summer. The son got to attend some summer camps and the mother is learning more English. We continue to wait for her to be eligible...

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Plant Based Recipe

The Environmental Justice Task Force is adding a plant based recipe every week for you to try. Dr. Michael Greger has an amazing website, nutritionfacts.org, with tons of information about your health and your diet. He recently featured a healthy dessert, Stone Fruit Bowls, made with fresh fruit that is...

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Save the Date! Ingathering Sunday, September 10, 2023, 10:30 a.m.

Please plan to join us for our annual Ingathering Sunday that will include our Gathering of the Waters ritual and some after church activities. Please plan to gather water this summer from a special place you go-even if it is your own home or backyard. Bring the water with you...

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Plant Based Restaurants

The Environmental Justice Task Force has been sharing plant based recipes every week for you to try. With the holiday week, we thought it’s time for you to go out to dinner instead! There are many restaurants with plant based meals. Click here to see the many wonderful options. Enjoy...

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Church Office Closed July 4

This year the church building will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. Please have a wonderful Independence Day and celebrate safely!

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Our Full Color Annual Report is Available

Please take a few minutes to read through our full color annual report, posted on our website at this link. We plan to have a few printed copies available in the church office. For any groups or committees who would like to have some copies available for events of offsite...

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Summer Worship Schedule

We have a series of worship services with lay and clergy speakers, many already known by our congregation, a few guest speakers, and music each Sunday. A brochure is available in the back of the sanctuary that you may also share wth a friend or neighbor. Learn more about summer...

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AS THE WORLD TURNS

As the world turns. Or to be more accurate, as the world makes its way elliptically around the sun, we come to another season. This one, in ILYA parlance, is called NEW APARTMENT. When I joined the church in 2018, ILYA was the program that attracted me the most. It...

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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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Weekly Plant Based Recipe

Our Environmental Justice Task Force is posting a weekly recipe for a plant based recipe. This week we have a website for 25 different “buddha bowls.” Bowls have a variety of veggies, beans, and grains in them to make a meal. See ideas here.

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Lions and Tigers and Rent, OH MY!

Can you remember being 18 and fresh from high school graduation? Possibilities were endless and maybe a little scary. You were going off to college, or maybe a full time job, but wherever you were headed, for the immediate future, you had the family roof over your head and a...

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Office Holiday – Juneteenth

On Monday June 19 the church office and building will be closed. Did you know that slavery didn’t end when the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863? The Civil War continued and it wasn’t until June 19, 1865, the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to take control...

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