It has become an annual tradition here at First U that we celebrate Thanksgiving by setting a table together in our sanctuary and sharing stories about the objects we place on that table. We will also celebrate a Child Dedication at this service.
On tolerance, hospitality, fellowship and friendship. How do we propose to change the world via loving action, both at church and outside of church? And have we bitten off more than we can chew?
Our Soul Matters theme for the month of December is “What Does It Mean to Be a People of Mystery?” We will be borrowing some of the Hanukkah story from our Jewish cousins to explore that question. We will also joyfully welcome our newest members during worship. Our monthly multi-generational pop up choir will sing.
Holiday times can be difficult for those of us who have experienced losses or disappointments. The Blue Christmas service allows us to acknowledge those feelings of sadness and emptiness, and to experience some healing. The Knitting Ministry will offer hand-knitted comfort cloaks to all wish to take one for themselves or for a loved one.
Please join us for our Vespers series on Wednesday evening from 6:30-7:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary. (Childcare will be available from 6:00-7:15 p.m.) The services will be based on the Taizé style of worship, featuring candlelight, inspirational music, readings and meditation. Come to find peace, silence and fellowship. We will join together in silent […]
Come celebrate the Winter Solstice at First Unitarian Church of Wilmington and help us strengthen the circle. Gather for reflection, healing, and self-care while we look to the light within and without to feed our hopes and prayers. Bring a drum or rattle if you have one. Open to all; no circle experience necessary. In Parish […]
Rev. Maria and Rev. Roberta are swapping pulpits this Sunday before Christmas. During this season of holy days and ancient miracle stories, we are called to renew our feelings of hope. In this service we will experience together the mystery and wonder of this joyful time of hospitality and sharing, with a special telling of the […]
Rev. Roberta and Catherine will lead a service that retells the classic Christmas story from a distinctly Unitarian Universalist perspective. All present who wish to don costumes and become part of the living nativity scene will be invited to do so. (You can bring your own costumes or use the costumes we provide.) A special […]
Rev. Roberta and Scott offer a service of music, readings and reflections on the meanings of the Christmas stories. A special collection will be taken to replenish the Minister’s Discretionary Fund before our new minister arrives this summer.
For four and a half decades, Kamau O. Ngom has been an educator, performer, community leader, and organizer in the field of African and African American history and culture. He is the founder and president of the Delaware Kwanzaa Committee and the founder and director of the Griots Wa Umoja, Performing Cultural Arts Ensemble. He […]