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First Sunday Potluck Changes for Summer

This is just a head’s up that our June First Sunday Potluck will be a picnic held outside (weather permitting). We will also be taking the summer off in July and August and will restart First Sunday Potlucks again in September!

Free Wellness Class for Teens

Please spread the word about the youth wellness class at The LGBTQ Center, as another session is coming up beginning April 13th. The class offers comprehensive sexuality education and lessons about substance abuse prevention. It’s a really great opportunity for any high school aged teenager. The class is fun and previous participants have really enjoyed … Continued

General Assembly Registration Opens Mar. 1st

Don’t miss this opportunity to see powerful speakers, hear amazing musicians, and deepen your understandin of your own path. This year we’ll elect the first female President of our UUA—be there to participate in person! It is even possible that we’ll have our own UU-themed second line (also known as a New Orleans jazz funeral … Continued

We have a Spring Intern

We are very pleased to announce that Crystal Niemeyer will be interning with us through April. As part of a class at Saint Mary’s, she will be donating ten hours per week to our congregation!

Welcome to Our New Families!

The attendance in the Religious Education (RE) program has been great. The last few Sundays there have been 6-11 children in the nursery and 16-20 children in the RE classes. It is great to see so many families coming to First Unitarian!

We Have a New DRE!

We are thrilled to announce that Dan Holm is our new Director of Religious Education. With 40 years of education experience, 7+ years of UU participation, and a compassionate, creative personality, we are truly fortunate to have him. The DRE position will continue to be a quarter-time job, so he will surely welcome our help … Continued

Wanted: Director of Religious Education

WANTED: Director of Religious Education, 10 hours/week. Responsible for implementing religious education for children and teens (and arranging childcare for preschool and nursery-aged children). This is a full-year position, with flexibility for some time off. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and/or experience in teaching or educational administration; with a good understanding of … Continued

Annual Christmas Bazaar Starts Dec. 4th

Our Christmas Bazaar will be open each Sunday from Dec. 4th – Dec. 18th, a half hour before and after the church service. Stop by to find a unique gift for that special someone this holiday season!

Congregational Meeting
Sunday, Oct. 30th, 12pm

Notice to Members of First Unitarian Church, South Bend The Board of Trustees has called a Congregational Meeting for Sunday, October 30 at 12 noon. The purpose of this meeting is to explain and discuss the proposed re-venting and re-roofing of the south side of the building before installation of our solar panels, and approve … Continued

Samhain Ghost Supper Sunday 10/30

On the Pagan Wheel of the Year, Samhain (pronounced sow’en) is the time when the veil between the living and the dead is at its thinnest. We will celebrate those who have passed with a Silent Supper at the church on Sunday, October 30 at 5:30 pm. Will someone you remember join you at the … Continued