Chinese New Year Tradition

On January 26, Rev. Pamela Wat shared her family’s tradition for celebrating the Chinese New Year. Everyone at church received a small red envelope with money in it. But there was a catch! People were asked to do something good with the money, to make the world a better place...

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Right Relationship

Last Sunday, January 12, during our Whole Church Worship on right relationship, you shared words that answered these questions: What words, coming from another member of this congregation, have warmed your heart? What words have made you feel valued and cherished? When you’ve felt sad or lonely, what did someone...

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Christmas Eve Special Offerings

Our Special Offering at the 4 p.m. Christmas Eve Service will support Lutheran Community Services (LCS). LCS has been serving low-income families in Wilmington and New Castle County, with emergency food, housing and other services since 1959. When congregants or community members ask First Unitarian for help, we often refer them to the...

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Christmas Eve Services at 4 p.m. and 7:40 p.m.

Tuesday – Christmas Eve at 4:00 p.m. December 24: “The Gifts of Christmas” – Whole Church Worship. In this multi-generational service for all ages, we welcome children, youth, family members and the young-at-heart to experience stories and songs. All will receive a special gift as we celebrate the gifts of...

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Do you hear what I hear? A Jazz concert for LCS

Join Lutheran Community Services (LCS) for a Jazz Christmas, presented by Emmy Award-winning composer and pianist Wilson Somers. The program features traditional and contemporary treatments of beloved holiday favorites, performed by regional jazz artists and soprano Annie Fitch of Radio City Music Hall’s holiday show. Jazz Christmas will be held...

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Winter Solstice Ceremony

What do we surrender to the darkness? What shall we birth into the light? Come join us for Winter Solstice and the return of the light! The coffin and cradle ritual that has recently been celebrated at First U during the New Year will be adapted for our solstice gathering....

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First U – We Belong Together

New Member Recognition Day was on October 6, 2019 as part of our “Where I Belong” Whole Church Worship Service. We introduced our theme of Belonging, shared a story or two, welcomed our newest members, and celebrated our long-standing members as well. For photos and more, click here.

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Social Media and First U! Ingathering 2019

If you follow our church Facebook page or Instagram feed, you know what a GREAT JOB our social media team did on September 8, Ingathering Sunday. A big THANK YOU to Nancy Pinson and Edris Harrell. You can view the photos on Facebook, here. From Facebook, you can share or...

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Ingathering Sunday 2019

This year we are celebrating our Ingathering Sunday on September 8. It is a time when we gather to celebrate the start of another church/school year. Our service will include our annual water communion ritual in a whole church worship service led by Rev. Pamela Wat, Scott Ward, and Catherine...

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