Category: News

Love Note: A Psalm for Martin Luther King Day

Dear First U,

As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, many people are holding their breath, concerned about the possibility of continued right-wing violence.  Security measures are ramped up in Washington D.C., as well as in state capitols across the land.  There is even … read more.

Love Note: The Dance

Dear Ones,

Two things come to mind when I read this poem by C.K. Williams.

One is about ourselves.  During this time of the year when many of us are laboring to change some part of ourselves (usually our physical selves because we’re not on par with … read more.

Church Activity Planning

From the Connections Ministry

Are you tired of not having an active social life? Are you ready to meet and greet old and new members of our church community? Now is the time to get started!

Our first Zoom story hour is scheduled for Friday, January 22 from 6:30-8:00 … read more.

Love Note: Wednesday’s Epiphany

Dear First U,I’m guessing that many of you, like me, are dismayed but not entirely surprised by the events that occurred in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.  While it is simultaneously shocking but somewhat predictable that such audacious behavior would come from (or in this case, be … read more.

Love Note: Yes to the New Year

Dear First U’s-

When I say “Happy New Year!” to people I find myself doing so with a bit of internal unsureness. While it’s true that many of us have been happy to welcome 2021 and thus to put 2020 in our rearview mirrors, plenty of us … read more.

Love Note: Remembering Ann

Dear ones,

This past week we lost someone very special.  On the evening of Sunday December 20, Ann Ulinski peacefully passed away.  Words do not capture the integral part of this community she has been for decades.

We at First Unitarian were fortunate to call Ann our own from … read more.


A First U Adventure 

Come join an epic quest and create a story that will be retold for ages in ballads across the land.


For Grades 5 and up. Have you ever wanted to learn how to play D & D? Join Dungeon Master Andrew Drehmel to … read more.

Love Note: White Owl

Dear Ones-

In these past days, largely chilled and sunless as we move through the darkest time of the year, the topic of death seems to be recurring. Several of you have shared stories of loved ones and acquaintances who have recently died, and of course … read more.

Love Note: the Montreal Massacre

Love Note: The Montreal Massacre

Hello Dear Ones-

Today’s Love Note is a somber one in which I share with you a tragedy that occurred in Canada several decades ago, known widely as the Montreal Massacre.  Perhaps some of you are familiar with it.

In today’s message I wanted to … read more.