Summer Solstice Celebration

Outdoors or in Brunner Chapel if raining;  Saturday, June 24,  at Noon Come Celebrate Standing in Your Personal Power themed celebration ritual. With the Sun at the height of it’s power at Noon of the Summer Solstice we will honor the season and honor how the Sun’s energy can inspire and...

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ACLU Afternoon Film Screening & Discussion

From Selma to Stonewall Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. First U Sanctuary Click here to Register The journey to forming an equitable and just society is one paved with political and social challenges, many of which we’ve been facing for generations. As we continue to fight for racial...

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You are not alone…

… or you don’t have to be. The Caregiver’s Group welcomes anyone involved in caring for or managing care for a friend or family member. Whether you want to let off steam, receive empathy or share care related ideas, please consider joining us. Currently we meet at Country House on...

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Memorial Day Office Closure

Our church office and building will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day. Please enjoy the long weekend with family and friends!

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CAPAS CORNER – Celebrating the Small Things

Our Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum Seekers (CAPAS) continues to work with the family from Tanzania. As a Host Congregation, we are working with the family and a lawyer to submit the asylum application. Once this application is submitted, the family is legally allowed to stay in America through the...

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This Sunday’s offering will focus on ILYA (Independent Living for Young Adults), the social action program launched at First U 18 years ago to support young adults who have aged out of foster care. Several other Delaware UU churches now also collaborate with the Delaware Division of Family Services (DFS)...

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Nominations for Special Offerings* for FY 23/24 WILL CLOSE on MAY 31!

Don’t miss out on a chance to support your favorite cause with First Unitarian Church. Is there a group that holds a special place in your heart? Do you want to offer your friends at First Unitarian Church the opportunity to support a local community non-profit that you love? If...

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Congratulations to an All-Star Graduate

She is an exceptional individual,” says Debbie Griffin of the student she has supported for the last three years through the ILYA Student Care Package Program. “It has been my privilege to get to know her.” This outstanding young woman will receive her Bachelor of Arts degree on May 11...

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May Pole Celebration; Sunday, May 7, 2023, 1:00 p.m.

Following the Budget Meeting, we will convene outside on the field to dance around the May Pole! In the Celtic tradition of celebrating “Beltane,” dancing around a May Pole will bring children and adults together in a joyous recognition of the rebirth of the earth and the blossoming of Spring!...

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ASANTE SANA! ASANTE SANA! ASANTE SANA!

We thank you again and again in both English and Swahili for your generosity and support for our Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum-Seekers (CAPAS). This weekend, we have invited the family from Tanzania to join us at the Earth Day events on Saturday morning April 22 and Sunday dinner on...

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Creativity Matters

This Sunday, April 23rd, you are invited to bring art reflecting on this month’s theme of Resistance. Share your creativity at coffee hour with other First U members and friends. Click here for inspiring ideas.

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Room Use and Building Rentals

First U offers the use of meeting rooms, party spaces and smaller classrooms for meetings and special events. Church programs and activities are encouraged to use space in our building. Part of your planning process for your team’s activities should include room reservations. You can email our Business Manager at...

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Spring Lifestream Programs and More

Lifestream @ First Unitarian programing begins a new season in April. We hope you will be able to join us for opportunities for personal and spiritual growth & social transformation! Learn more at this link, including registration information and other details. Printed brochures are also available in the Sanctuary on...

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Sunday, April 9 UUSC Justice Sunday

Special Offering;  An Opportunity to Practice Generosity! Sunday, April 9 is our Share-the-Plate for UUSC’s Justice Sunday. Justice Sunday this year supports UUSC’s Congregational Accompaniment Project for Asylum-Seekers (CAPAS). If you have not heard, First Unitarian Church is “officially” a UUSC CAPAS Host Congregation for a family that is seeking...

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JOIN US FOR EASTER SUNDAY AT FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF WILMINGTON

Join us for this celebration of the universal meanings of Easter through story, music, song, drums, a procession, and reflections. Please invite others to join you. Children will join us in worship before going to their activities. Sunday, April 9, 2023:    Worship  at 10:30 a.m. in the building and...

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Mungu Akubariki! Asante sana! Mungu Akubariki! Asante sana!

Mungu Akubariki! Asante sana! Mungu Akubariki! Asante sana!   A million blessings and thank-yous in Swahili to First U. The interest and generosity you have shown for this family from Tanzania has been heartwarming. The apartment is all set up! The family has moved in and is getting used to...

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Earth Day Dinner

Sunday, April 23rd, 5:30 p.m. Please join us for a free Earth Day Dinner at the First Unitarian Church, Parish Hall. This community event celebrates Earth Day and teaches us about how our diet impacts our environment. It also is a universal meal, meaning that it is designed to be...

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Earth Day Park Cleanup

Please join us on Saturday, April 22nd, at 10:00 a.m. at Talley Day Park for an Earth Day Park Cleanup! First Unitarian Church will be joined by the Delaware American College of Physicians, DE Sierra Club, and DE Interfaith Power and Light. We will be cleaning up trash and also...

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