Pledge Drive Update – As of April 2, we met our goal! Thank you to everyone. Our total so far is $547,000, $2,000 over our goal of $545,000. Thank you!

It is not too late to pledge for next year. Although we met our goal, amounts raised above our goal will help us to replenish our reserves and fund the cost of the search for a new minister. The search will take place during the church year 2024-2025 for a start...

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Stewardship Campaign Progress

As of March 12, our total pledge results are  $480,000 or about 88% of our goal of $545,000. Thank you!   Your pledge supports our operating budget for 2024-2025 so that First Unitarian can continue to thrive and serve our community. We invite you to be a part of it all!   Please submit...

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It is time now that we thrive.

Stewardship Update: As of March 6, our total pledge results are $406,860 or about 75% of our goal. Thank you!

Your pledge supports our operating budget for 2024-2025 so that First Unitarian can continue to thrive and serve our community. We invite you to be a part of it all!  Please submit your pledge today. If you have already submitted your pledge, THANK YOU! First Unitarian Church is a haven in...

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It is time now that we thrive.

2024-2025 Stewardship Drive

As of February 19, our total pledge results are $284,919 or 52% of out goal.    Your pledge supports our operating budget for 2024-2025 so that First Unitarian can continue to thrive and serve our community.                             ...

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2024-2025 Stewardship Drive

The 2024 Stewardship Drive is underway. Have you submitted your pledge yet? As of February 14, our total is $218,000 towards our goal of $545,000. In order to sustain and expand our church programs and services, we need to meet our goal. “It is Time Now That We Thrive” is...

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It is time now that we thrive.

2024-2025 Stewardship Drive

This Sunday, we launch our 2024 Stewardship Drive with the theme, “It is Time Now that We Thrive.” Over this past year, we have been thriving as a congregation in some significant ways: growth in our program offerings increase in participation in our worship services expansion in our programs for children,...

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Hand to Hand Wooden Bowls – Postponed

Unfortunately, our plan to sell wooden bowls at coffee hour on December 10 has to be postponed until sometime next year. We hope to hold a Hand to Hand fundraiser sometime in 2024 to support the operations of First Unitarian.

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Church Center is Now Live!

Our new app for electronic giving is open for business! If you are viewing this article on your mobile phone, click here to install the app, Church Center. From a regular computer/laptop (or the browser on your phone), you can access it through the web at firstu.churchcenter.com. We also offer...

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Automated Giving Renewals Due Soon!

If you use our automated giving service to make your regular pledge payments, please be sure to renew your authorization for the new fiscal year, July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. All authorizations for the current year expire on June 30, 2023. You can update your authorization by doing...

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WE MET OUR GOAL!!

So far we have raised $505,000, surpassing our goal of $499,000. At 101% of our goal, we are grateful to all our members and friends, especially those who were able to increase their pledge for next year. THANK YOU SO MUCH! It is not too late to pledge! If you...

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Pledge Drive Update

We have almost met our goal! We are preparing to wrap up our stewardship drive for next fiscal year, 2023-2024. We have a team of volunteers reaching out by phone and email. If you haven’t pledged yet, please consider doing so as soon as you can, so that we can...

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Generating Our Future Starts Now!

We are preparing to wrap up our stewardship drive for next fiscal year, 2023-2024. We have a team of volunteers reaching out by phone and email this week. If you haven’t pledged yet, please consider doing so as soon as you can, so that we can complete budget proposals for...

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Pledge Drive Update – Members, Friends & Visitors

Maybe you have only visited a few times, or maybe you only attend online worship on Sunday mornings. Perhaps you enjoy Lifestream @ First Unitarian workshops or you have children in our religious exploration program. No matter which way you participate in our community, we love you and are grateful...

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Pledge Drive Update

Pledge Drive Update Thank you to everyone who has submitted a pledge for next fiscal year, 2023-2024. Your generous support means so much to all of us. As  March 8, 2023 we have raised $424,000 (about 85%) toward our goal of $499,000! Ready to pledge or want to learn more...

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Why I support First U: An Accidental Unitarian

The path that I have taken in my spiritual life has been rocky at times. In choosing a direction at a fork in the road, I have often made away-from decisions. That doesn’t feel right. I don’t believe that. It became my habitual way of searching for an organized faith...

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Reasons to Give to First Unitarian Church By Jeffrey Lott

Each week during worship, we affirm our mission: “First Unitarian Church is a beloved community that nourishes minds and spirits, fights injustice, and transforms the world through loving action.” These 21 carefully chosen words are grounded in our congregation’s shared values: love and compassion, growth and discovery, freedom and justice,...

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Generating Our Future Starts Now! Pledge Drive Update

Thank you to everyone who has submitted a pledge for next fiscal year, 2023-2024. Your generous support means so much to all of us. As of February 21, 2023 we have raised $321,000 (about 60%) toward our goal of $499,000! During this year’s pledge drive, our pledges need to be...

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Generating Our Future Starts Now!

In November, over 70 First U members and friends met during the Strategic Planning Summit, and there they talked about the history of the church and then BOLDLY envisioned our future. They wanted First U to become a thriving church, with a variety of activities that would create a connected...

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Amazon Smile Update

Recently we received notice from Amazon that they plan to discontinue Amazon Smile, their program that would pay non-profits a portion of sales when customers selected their favorite charity.   Amazon will wind down Amazon Smile by February 20, 2023. Until this date, customer purchases made via Amazon Smile will continue...

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