Volunteer Opportunities

CALLING ALL DELEGATES – General Assembly, 2024

 June 20-23, 2024 – Online Only! First U needs two delegates to represent the church at this year’s General Assembly. General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of congregations in the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). It is an unforgettable experience for the thousands of UUs who attend each June as they worship, witness, learn, connect, … Continued

Coffee Hour Help Needed!

Volunteers are needed to help with coffee hour, which takes place after service in Chris Moore Parlor and Aki’s Place, and is prepared in the new kitchen in Aki’s Place. Volunteers committee to work once per month for the following: 1) Provide and put out around 40 – 50 snacks (any money you spend is … Continued

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

Keep-Me-Warm Drive Thank You!

Thank you for a genuine community effort to bring clothing to our neighbors in need of winter warmth and caring. In addition to your generous donations, over thirty members of the First U family participated to make the Keep-Me-Warm Drive a success. The First U Social Justice Council is grateful to all for truly shared … Continued

Join the 1st U Choir!

Choir season is almost upon us! Our first weekly rehearsal for the 2023 – 2024 choir season will be held in Hull Chapel on August 31 at 7:00 p.m., and our first performance will take place at our Water Communion service on September 10. All members, friends, and guests are welcome to join us! FAQ … Continued

Green Sanctuary and Climate Activism at First Unitarian Church

COVID-19 has slowed many of our activities at First Unitarian Church of Chicago and our working group concerning climate warming and other issues is no exception. For many years, First U has been identified as a ‘Green Sanctuary’ church. This means we fulfilled the national UUA standards for Green Sanctuary Churches some years ago. The Green Sanctuary … Continued