From Religious Education

Launching “First You!” Self Care Cabinet

The First You! Care Cabinet is open! It is located in front of the church, facing Woodlawn, just north of 57th. On an ongoing basis, we’ll collect donations of new, un-opened personal care and hygiene items.  Donations are going fast – please consider bringing something to share if and when you can, and don’t hesitate … Continued

Welcome to Tameka Lawson!

We are excited to welcome Tameka Lawson to First U as our Lifespan Religious Education Assistant. Tameka studied Public Policy at DePaul University and brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of education, non-profit administration and community activism to our community.  When she is not working in one of these areas, she enjoys teaching … Continued

Meet Director of Lifespan Religious Education, Elizabeth McCreless

First Unitarian welcomes Elizabeth McCreless to our staff as the new Director of Lifespan Religious Education. This expanded position will support both our youth and adult religious learning programs.  She brings 10 years of experience in education and nonprofit administration, including with churches and interfaith initiatives. She recently left her role at the Partnership to Educate … Continued

Returning to In-Person Services

We will return to in-person services in our sanctuary on Sunday, September 12 for the In-Gathering Water Communion service! This will be a hybrid service which means you can attend in person at 10:00 a.m. or Zoom in from home at 10:00 a.m as well. First Unitarian met the challenge of presenting services during the pandemic with services … Continued