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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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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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

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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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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End of Year Giving Plans

Did you know you can donate stocks to the church? You can! It’s easy to make a direct donation from your brokerage account to the church account. Just email Marina at marina@firstuuwilm.org or Chrissy at chrissy@firstuuwilm.org to get instructions. If you decide to make a donation using stock, please let...

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Online Giving Page Updated

You may recall that earlier this year we changed our mobile phone giving application to Vanco Mobile Engagement. At that time, we did not make a change to our web browser application, but now we have! On our website, you can access the new Payments and Donations, here. Here you...

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Fiscal Year End is Coming Soon!

As happens every year, our fiscal year comes to an end on June 30 and we are cleaning up loose ends in the office. Here are a few things to think about which will help us wrap up the current year, July 2021-June 2022. Is your pledge for the current...

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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, 2022 through June 30, 2023. All authorizations for the current year expire on June 30, 2022. You can update your authorization by doing...

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Pledge Drive Update

We are nearing the end of our stewardship campaign. In April, the Board of Trustees will review the ET’s budget for the next church year, based on what we have pledged. Will we reach our goals and be able to live our mission to the fullest? What is your intention...

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Our Intentional Community – Our Collective Souls

“Money is a current, a carrier, a conduit for our intentions.” – Lynne Twist, “The Soul of Money” When we give with intention, we give with integrity and heart. Our commitment gives energy to make a difference in the lives of those who worship with us, in the lives of...

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Our Intentional Community – Our Collective Souls

On Sunday, we heard Rev. Larry Peers give an impassioned sermon on “Faith Beyond Belief”, reflecting on the “repercussions of one man’s autocratic actions” in Ukraine and beyond, adding, “we have to dare to stand alongside of one another and look at it, look at what’s happening in our world…...

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Expanding Our Circle: We Closed the Gap and More!

Late Arriving pledges and donations brought our final total to $42,873! Thank you for your support of First Unitarian Church, our staff, and our programs. Your generosity will allow us to continue to offer multi-platform worship, strong children’s programming and inspiring worship.

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