Standing on the Side of Love podcasts

Announcing Fortification—“a podcast about the spiritual lives and spiritual sustenance of leaders in social justice movements.” The new podcast will answer questions like: Why and how do people come into (and stay in) the work of social movements and justice work? Where do movement leaders and activists find spiritual homes? How can we support resilience … Continued

Interested in Participating in the Crop Walk?

First Unitarian Church will be participating in the local Crop Walk to raise awareness about hunger in the world. The event will take place at 2 p.m. on September 25th, in Howard Park. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Dale Gibson for more information (232-5141 or

Unitarians on TV! 9/20 9pm

“Defying the Nazis” is a Ken Burns documentary about a Unitarian minister and his wife, who rescued hundreds of dissidents and Jewish refugees from the Nazis. Airing on PBS (WNIT here in Michiana) on Tuesday evening, Sept. 20, at 9pm, the documentary tells of the perils faced by Rev. Waitstill and Martha Sharp. “Defying the … Continued

Service Auction Theme Unveiled

Mark your calendars now for our biggest fundraiser and social event of the year – the Annual Service Auction! This year it will be held on November 12th starting at 6pm. The theme will be Havana Nights, so dress your tropical best to impress for dinner, dancing, games and a fantastic silent auction featuring the opportunity … Continued

Check Out Our New Exterior Signs!

After many months of designing and planning, our new signs have been installed. Check them out next time you’re in the neighborhood!

General Assembly Is Almost Here!

This year’s UUA General Assembly in Columbus, Ohio will be from June 22 – 26. A group of people from the church are planning to go. If you’re interested in attending, please talk to Rev. Chip to find out more information!

HVAC Update

The old furnaces and air conditioner are out and the new equipment is in! Final touches are being put on the thermostats and wiring for the units, but otherwise the hard work is done. Many thanks to all of you for your patience throughout this process. We look forward to a more comfortable building and lower … Continued

We Have a New Website!

After months of development, we are delighted to finally launch our new site. It was created thanks in large part to the WordPress template developed by the national Unitarian Universalist Association. We became a test pilot congregation back in January and have worked with their tech support people to adapt the site for our congregation’s specific needs. We … Continued

Solar Panel Update

Unfortunately, the attic vents on the roof need to be replaced, which requires replacing the shingles before the vents and solar panels can be installed. Right now the church is getting bids to have the roof work completed over the summer. We expect the panels to go up during the month of September. Stay tuned for … Continued