LGBTQ&A: The Aging Project, Saturday, August 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday, August 29, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., RE Classrooms.

First Unitarian and the Chicago Hyde Park Village will host Howard Brown Health’s efforts to conduct a needs assessment, including a written survey to identify the health concerns, service needs and barriers to care for LGBTQ older adults residing in Cook County. They are hoping to hear from as many patients and community members as possible. This study … Continued

Seeking Ground Cover Plant Donations for Our Church Landscape

Ground Cover Plant Donations for Our Landscape. The Landscaping Committee (part of the Building Committee) needs donations of ground cover plants to enhance the First U’s landscaped grounds. We would also be so pleased to have help in planting these donations! We have some ground cover plants that can be divided and installed, but additional … Continued

Choir Rehearsal Resumes, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 7 p.m., Choir Room

Choir Rehearsal Resumes, Wednesday, August 30, 7 p.m., Choir Room The choir resumes regular weekly rehearsals in the music room. The choir welcomes new singers throughout the year, but the beginning of the new church year is the ideal time to join. Interested singers should contact Director Jeff Hamrick by e-mail at Come sing with … Continued

Ushers and Bell Ringers – seeking volunteers

Ushers and Bell Ringers. Looking for a way to serve First Unitarian?  Join the dedicated team of First U members and friends who act as the welcoming face of our congregation. As we bring on a new membership coordinator in the upcoming church year and develop new strategies to welcome newcomers and members, your energy … Continued

Church Communications – Have experience in website management?

Church Communications. Have experience in website management? First U is looking for a talented individual to assist in the management and updating of our website.  Join the communications team and help us keep our membership and friends informed of the services, programs, opportunities and events that make First Unitarian a vibrant entity in our community … Continued

A Friendly Kitchen Reminder 

If you have any event where food of any kind, including coffee, is served, please make sure all dishes are washed and put in the drainer.  The group following will love you for it!

Important Information – Pledges for 2017-18

If you plan to pay using electronic payment or credit card for 2017-18, please record your pledge information by clicking on the candle indicating “Donations” on the church website. You must follow this procedure even if you paid using electronic or the credit card method in the past. First U is following best practices and … Continued

Yard Sign

Members and friends are invited to buy yard and window signs welcoming all to our country. Money raised will go to help fund Sister Marie Cobb’s expenses as a First U delegate to the General Assembly 2017 in New Orleans. Please be generous as the Denominational Affairs Committee has no budget at this time. Make … Continued