Author: Volunteer Desk

Pam and Trish work at the Volunteer Desk, and are sub editors of the website.

Sharing the generosity of Sanctuary

First Unitarian Church of Louisville is awarding grants to build a diverse multicultural community that accountably dismantles racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions. This program, with an original allotment of $25,000 in the Sanctuary Fund, will distribute grants between $250 to $5,000 … read more.

Love Note: One Year Later: A Look Back at Sanctuary

September 23, 2020.
In a year besieged by a virus, Louisville was also embattled in the fight for justice.  The city, joined by the rest of the world, was united with Breonna Taylor’s family in anticipation of the long-awaited outcome of the Attorney General’s investigation into Breonna’s … read more.

Love Note: Table of Life

Greetings, Dear Ones!

This morning in the Courier Journal there is an article about various locations in Louisville that were suffrage movement sites. Our First U church is one of them, and below you will see the beautiful picture and accompanying script that appears … read more.

Richard Beal memorial service

Please click on the title, then click the blue letters for a LINK to a recording of the service.

It is with sadness that we tell of you Rev. Richard Beal’s death July 7.  He served this congregation as minister for 15 years from 1986-2001. In addition, Richard … read more.

Love Note: Begin

Dear Ones-

Rumi brightens this rainy springtime day with a lovely poem.  I imagine if I were in the woods now it would look and feel much like the depiction in this beautiful photo.  Although I will likely not be in a wooded area today, when I … read more.

Love Note: Being Found on Earth Day

Hello Dear Ones-

Happy Earth Day!  In honor of this special day I am sharing with you the writings of poets David Wagoner and Gregory Orr.   In the poem Lost Wagoner beckons us to still our busy selves in order to be in the sacred space of the present … read more.

GOT METAL?

GOT METAL?You can help Solar Array help First U!
(and clear out stuff in your way!)

Drop off cans and scrap metal at the Solar Array Project collection can in the courtyard behind the wooden fence. Your scrap metal will help First U cut its … read more.