From the Board

Give Away the Basket, 2018-2019

At First U, we give away our offering twice a month to agencies in the community who are working for the greater good. We select four recipient organizations who receive roughly six offerings each.  Members nominate eligible organizations, and the congregation votes to select four recipients at our Annual Meeting in May. This year, we received … Continued

Is This Your Year to Represent Our Church at a UUA Meeting?

First U is is entitled to send four delegates to the meetings of these three levels of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) – all in May and June. The Chicago Area Unitarian Universalist Council, CAUUC, includes the active UU congregations in the city of Chicago and its suburbs in Illinois and Indiana, and focuses on … Continued

Capital Campaign Update, January 2018

Joan Pederson, President, First Unitarian Church Last spring we conducted a Capital Campaign Feasibility & Planning Study to gauge our congregation’s potential to raise capital to fund structural repairs, renovation, and refurbishing of the church and its facilities. It’s been roughly six months since we shared the report from that study with the congregation back … Continued