Welcome New Custodial Staff!

We are happy to announce that Brian McDonald has joined our staff as our evening custodian, working on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings. Brian brings experience in restaurants as well as cleaning and event set up experience. Brian will be taking over Tanya’s shift, but don’t worry, Tanya will still...

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Welcome New Sunday Custodian! We are happy to announce the hiring of Jarrell Henderson as our Sunday day shift custodian. Jarrell has worked in janitorial services so brings lots of experience to the job. Please say hello if you see him on Sunday mornings!

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Matters of the Heart: Getting to Know You and First UU Too!

Informal Online Conversations Continue This Month with Rev. Larry Peers If you would like, please join me for the first of a series of informal get-acquainted conversations. I’m ready to begin getting to know you in small groups this month-if you are! Of course, this is also an opportunity to...

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BOARD PLANK

Repeat Three Times—Reverend Larry Is A Contract Minister As Reverend Larry Peers officially begins his ministry with us, we hope to clarify the nature of his role. Your Board of Trustees hired Reverend Larry as a contract minister. He is not an interim minister. Nor is he a developmental minister....

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Matters of the Heart: Getting to Know You and First UU Too!

Informal Online Conversations Begin This Month with Rev. Larry Peers If you would like, please join me for the first of a series of informal get-acquainted conversations. I’m ready to begin getting to know you in small groups this month-if you are! Of course, this is also an opportunity to...

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First U is Hiring a Custodian

Last fall, one of our evening custodians resigned and due to the building closure, we did not immediately fill the position. Since we are planning to re-open in September, its time for us to start the process of hiring a replacement. Our help wanted ad is posted here – if...

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First U Hires a Part-time AV Technical Lead

Transformation is part of our mission. The pandemic transformed our ministry this past year and a half, and it will be transformed again when we reopen to multi-platform (in-person worship plus live stream capabilities) ministry in September. As part of our commitment to providing the best experience for our congregants...

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Welcome Rev. Dr. Lawrence Peers!

Your Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that we have hired Rev. Dr. Lawrence Peers as our contract minister beginning August 1, 2021. Rev. Larry started his professional career as a licensed therapist in Massachusetts. After graduating from seminary at Boston University School of Theology, Rev. Larry received his...

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Announcement from Rev. Pam

Dear First Unitarian Community, After much discernment, Rev. Pamela Wat has offered her resignation as Senior Minister of First Unitarian Church so that she can continue to serve as the primary caregiver for her father who suffered a stroke and to support her husband Erik’s role as primary care for...

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Tracey Robinson-Harris – Contact Information and Schedule

Rev. Tracey has scheduled her regular work week as Sunday – Wednesday and Friday. She can be reached by email at tracey@firstuuwilm.org and by cell phone/text at 617-306-1422. Though her schedule may change as meetings are added and appointments made, she is usually available in her home office on Wednesday...

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Purple chalice

Minister Update

When Leslie and I met with Reverend Pam last week to begin planning her return, she informed us that she needed to extend her family leave through June 30, which is the end of the church year. Reverend Pam has made a video to share with you. You can access...

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Rev. Pam Wat Update

Please note that in October and November, Rev. Pam will be responding to a family health crisis and working only half time at the church. As Rev. Pam has shared in worship, her father is working to recover at home from a massive stroke. The Board of Trustees, Executive Team,...

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Goodbye Lenell

Our longtime evening custodian, Lenell Laws, resigned this month and his last day will be October 27. We will miss him, but we are happy for him as he starts a new career path. Cecil and Momo will continue on staff as our part time weekend and evening custodians.

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Rev. Pam: Week of September 29

Rev. Pam is out of the office this week in service to the Ministerial Fellowship Committee of the UUA. Rev. Pam will be in day-long meetings through Sunday, October 5. If you have an immediate need please contact the church office at (302) 478-2384 (open Friday from 9 a.m. to...

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Welcome to Our New Music Director, Katherine Harris

The Music Director Search Team is pleased to announce that Katherine Harris has accepted the position of Music Director of First Unitarian Church, effective October 1st, 2020. A native Wilmingtonian, Katherine is a professional musician and vocal teacher. She attended Westminster Choir College before transferring to Oberlin College Conservatory of...

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The Music Director Search Team Has Exciting News!

Stay tuned at the end of the service this Sunday, September 20th for exciting news! We can’t share more yet, but make sure you’re watching at the conclusion of the service for a video message from us. From the Music Director Search Team: Cindy Cohen, Rebecca Fisher, Anne Zwick Turner,...

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Music Director Job Posting Update

The Music Director Search Team has been working together diligently for the last several weeks. We want to let the congregation know that the job description for Music Director at First Unitarian Church has now been posted on our website. Click here to view the job posting. Please share it...

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Rev. Pam Wat: Vacation and Study Leave

Please note that Rev. Pam will be taking vacation and study leave during the month of July. If you have pastoral care needs during that time, please be sure to contact the Pastoral Care Associate for July, Giovanni Maiorano at GiovanniM@firstuuwilm.org. If you have other questions that need to be...

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Music Director Job Posting Update

The Music Director Search Team has been working together diligently for the last several weeks. We want to let the congregation know that the job description for Music Director at First Unitarian Church has now been posted on our website. Click here to view the job posting updated June 17,...

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