In Memory of Eric Olsen

Eric Olsen, a long-time member of First Unitarian (of over 40 years) who has not been active in the last 4 years or so, passed away last week. Eric Olsen was 92 years old and died of natural causes at the home of his daughter on December 13, 2022. His...

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Pastoral Care Announcement: H. Ross Hawkins

H. Ross Hawkins H. Ross Hawkins died on July 7, 2020 in Sedona, AZ at age of 81, from complications with an infection in his heart and an aortic aneurysm. He is the husband of Beth Kingsley Hawkins, a 58 year member of our church, and Rev. Bob Doss married...

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Pastoral Care Announcement: Sam Stubblefield

Sam Stubblefield Sam Stubblefield died on Tuesday, July 28 after fighting metastatic lung cancer for years. Sam, Liz Muth, and their children, Drew and Evan, have been part of our First Unitarian Church community in recent years participating in religious education and worship. Sam was a well loved pediatric hospitalist...

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Pastoral Care Announcement: David Sheppard

David Sheppard As we announced on Wednesday, long-time First Unitarian member David Sheppard died on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. We also extend our care and concern to David and Gayle’s children Rebecca, Paul, and Marc and we hold Gayle with love and affection as David’s loyal and loving presence is...

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Celebration of the Life of Scott Johnson Ward

All are welcome to join us on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) as we honor our beloved friend, honorary minister, choir director, music director, colleague, brother, uncle, and so much more, whose unexpected death in June left many of us in grief. Our service will be...

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Sad News

With heavy hearts, we announce that Scott Davidson unexpectedly died at home on Monday, June 22 at the age of 63. Scott (the son of Henry and Helen Davidson) grew up at First Unitarian Church and became an adult member. He and Rebecca Fisher were married at the church on...

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Sad News

With a heavy heart, we announce the sudden and unexpected death of Scott Ward on Friday, June 5. Scott was our beloved Honorary Minister of Music, having served this congregation for 27 years until his retirement this past January. Scott had been doing well, but suffered a traumatic fall from which he...

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Sad News

Richard and Carole Chinman were members of this church from 1983 through 2002 when they relocated to Massachusetts. Carol recently died on April 9th, just 11 days short of her 90th birthday. Richard and Carole both have been longtime Unitarian Universalists and both worked in marketing at DuPont. At First...

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Celebrating the Life of Peter Cirker

On Saturday, May 16 at 3:30 p.m., please join us for an online memorial service as we honor and celebrate the life of Peter Cirker, First Unitarian member, musician, and friend who died in April. We will host the service on Zoom. To join please use this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81013714112 Or...

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Sad News

With heavy hearts, we announce that Marge Meyermann died in the early morning on May 7. Marge was 96 years old and was a beacon at First Unitarian and in our larger community during her many years of work and volunteerism. Marge joined the church in 1947, raising her daughters...

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