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Give Our Seniors a Gift!

We are having our 5th annual Senior Holiday Party on Sat. Dec 2nd.  Last year’s party was attended by almost 100 of our fellow congregants who are 70 and over, including many of the people that helped create the church we enjoy today. The morning will begin with baked goods, made or purchased and delivered … Continued

Dec 2017 Service Opportunities

Holiday Gift Drive: To brighten the Winter holiday season, we sponsor the Department of Aging & Disabled Services (DADS) Gift Drive benefiting adults in the custody of the state. We have the opportunity to select and fulfill their specific gift wishes. Beginning November 12, our Holiday Gift Tree will be up in Channing. Stop by … Continued

Help Assemble Food Kits this Saturday!

Assemble Food Kits Nov 11 – 10:00am – Noon   Friends for Good has partnered with The Wilkinson Center to collect non-perishable food items through the month of October. On Saturday, November 11, from 10:00am – Noon, we will gather at First Unitarian Church of Dallas to assemble food kits and deliver them to The Wilkinson … Continued

Volunteer at Food Bank Nov 18!

The Nov. 18 Saturday session is from 1:00 to 3:30pm;  plan to arrive 10 minutes early to park and sign in before orientation starts at 1:00.   Location is 4500 S. Cockrell Hill Rd. just south of Loop 12/Ledbetter in southwest Dallas.   Wear closed-toe shoes; kids 10 and older may also volunteer.   Sign up now:  https://ntfb.volunteerhub.com/lp/firstunitarianchurch/events   … Continued

Nov 2017 Minister’s Message

As I write this message to you, it’s cold and rainy outside and the leaves are beginning to turn colors and fall. Autumn is here, at last! As a native Northeasterner, I’m very grateful for its arrival. Many people I know have a November spiritual practice of noting each day on social media what they … Continued

Nov 2017 First Sunday Recipient

November’s  First Sunday collection recipient is North Dallas Shared Ministries ( NDSM).  Please consider supporting NDSM On November 5 with a generous financial contribution. The ministry is an extension of First Church, together with almost 50 other faith communities to reach and serve a large number of people and families in Dallas’ poorest population. Thousands … Continued

Nov 2017 Service Opportunities

Turkey Basket Drive: Sign up to donate a Thanksgiving Turkey Basket for clients of The Wilkinson Center.  You shop for the food and purchase a $20 turkey voucher for a family in need.  Visit the Community Service table for a list of Turkey Basket contents and to sign up.  Deadline for sign up is Nov. … Continued

Thanksgiving Turkey Basket Drive

Be a part of Wilkinson Center’s Annual Turkey Basket Drive and Distribution as volunteers collect and distribute Thanksgiving baskets to hundreds of families.  Sponsor a Thanksgiving basket for a family in need by purchasing the food and a turkey voucher for a family’s Thanksgiving dinner.  What’s in a  Thanksgiving Basket?   ·      Basket/Container for the … Continued

Nominating Committee presents New Candidates

First Unitarian Church of Dallas Nominees 10.1.17 The Nominating Committee is very excited about this specific slate of leaders. Uber is pending, the others are all confirmed. This list below includes the slate only and not the list of people who had already been elected for next year. (Candidate Bios can be found HERE.) Board of … Continued