Happy Holidays from the Staff at First U!

We wish everyone a happy and safe winter holiday season! A reminder about church office hours: The church office will be closed on December 26 and January 2. In addition, the church will also be closed on Sunday, December 25 – worship will be online only. On January 2, 2023,...

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Holiday Office & Building Closures

Best wishes for the holiday season to all our members and friends. The church office will be closed on December 26 and January 2. In addition, the church will also be closed on Sunday, December 25 – worship will be online only.

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Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Service Information

Christmas Eve:  Saturday, December 24, 2022 Pre-Service Music 6:40 p.m. Service at 7:00 p.m.  “Now is the Time: Intergenerational Christmas Candlelight Service” (in the building and online) Join us for this intergenerational celebration of the universal meanings of Christmas. Through special music and carols, stories and reflection, the sharing of candlelight and...

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Join us for Our Various Holiday Services, Events

You may be asking: Are we going to be celebrating Advent? Are we going to be honoring Hanukkah? Are we going to be celebrating Winter Solstice? Are we going to have a Christmas Eve Candlelight service? The answer is: “Yes” and “Yes” and “Yes!” Those new to Unitarian Universalism may...

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Winter Solstice Celebration

Sunday, December 18 at 4:30 p.m.   Let’s celebrate the Winter Solstice! Join us for a bonfire and Winter Solstice Celebration in the field next to the church. Then, enjoy a soup dinner in the Parish Hall. RSVP and let us know you are attending!  

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Wednesday Night Vespers Series Is Back Starting December 14th

Please join us as this year’s Vespers series returns on Wednesday evening, December 14th, from 6:30-7:00 pm. in the church sanctuary. The services will continue to be based on the Taizé style of worship, featuring candlelight, inspirational music, readings and meditation. Come to find peace, silence and fellowship. Amid all...

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Launch your Holiday Festivities with a Concert at First U Featuring the Diamond State Band!

Monday, December 5, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.    Free Admission Join us for a program of holiday favorites featuring the The Diamond State Concert Band, the home-grown Delaware treasure which has been performing at events and concerts around the tri-state area for over 45 years. This festive program, starting at...

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Hybrid HRTF Workshop: Supporting Asylum-Seekers & Refugees

November 20 from 1:00-2:00 p.m.;  Sanctuary & Zoom Plan to stay! Plan to stay!! Come to church, enjoy lunch, and then learn something new!!! Please bring a vegan dish to share for the lunch at noon (details above).   The Human Rights Task Force (HRTF) invites you to an informative workshop following...

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ILYA’s Holiday Giving Project is Underway – Come See Us at Our Table!

With the holidays almost here, ILYA’s annual Holiday Giving initiative is off and running. This important project supports young adults up to age 23 who have aged out of the State’s foster care system with tangible, thoughtful items, as many do not have the social supports or financial resources from...

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Thanksgiving Holiday Office Hours

The church office and building will be closed on Wednesday, November 23 through Friday, November 25 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving everyone.

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Fall Back to a New Time

On Sunday, November 6 at 2 a.m., don’t forget to change your clocks back one hour. Even though the US Senate passed a bill last spring to eliminate the time changes, the bill has not yet passed the House, nor has it been signed by the President. So, we continue...

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Human Rights Task Force Meeting This Sunday!

Sunday, October 30; 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Are you looking for a way to get more involved in the mission of First U to “fight injustice and transform the world through loving action?” Would you like to know what First U is doing to live into this mission? Come join the...

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LifeStream @ First Unitarian Upcoming Events

There are a series of upcoming events happening between November and January that you should add to your calendar and invite friends to attend with you. These are opportunities for the exploration of relevant topics in personal growth and/or social transformation. More information is available here. Sunday, November 13, 2022,...

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Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch

Sunday, November 20th The Environmental Justice Task Force and the Vegan Subcommittee is excited to host another Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck! This year we have decided to have lunch instead after Sunday service in the Parish Hall. Join us Sunday, November 20th at noon for a pre-Thanksgiving vegan culinary feast! Enjoy...

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Concert: The Wister Quartet

Sunday, November 13, 2022; 3:00 p.m. Free admission The renowned string quartet will grace our sanctuary with a program of chamber music classics, including works by Mozart, Beethoven and cellist/composer Lloyd Smith. We hope you’ll plan to join us for this wonderful concert – bring a friend! Admission is free. There...

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Haunted Science Lab

Saturday, October 22; 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Tickets: $5.00 per person, $20 maximum per family. Where: At First U! 730 Halstead Rd. Wilmington DE What: a Spooky Haunted Lab!  For 4th graders and older. (Younger children at parents’ discretion.) This is a Youth Group Fundraiser and proceeds support the Youth Group social...

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BONUS Post-Peace Week

First U Event: Racial Justice Healing Circle  Monday, October 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. by Zoom We know you thought Peace Week was over, but we have a BONUS event to continue our focus on racial healing and justice. For this Racial Justice Healing Circle bring your wholeness: Your beautiful mind, your authentic heart,...

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Disaster Relief Fund Update: Supporting Florida UUs

With your help, the UUA’s Disaster Relief Fund will be able to respond to grant requests from UU congregations in those affected by Hurricane Ian. So far, the UUA has heard from the UU Congregation of Fort Myers that their building and campus have suffered significant damage. An initial grant...

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