Author: Bev

RI Governor’s Order on March 17

Dear First U Community,

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo issued an Executive Order on March 17 stating, “Gatherings of 25 people or more are prohibited in Rhode Island.” She then provides a list of types of gatherings that this “includes, but is not limited to”, and … read more.

How far can reach a smile?

Getting ready for the onslaught of turkey and thanks coming this week, I found myself thinking about family politics. Just then a title in our hymnal came to mind (How Far Can Reach a Smile?), and I held onto that question throughout the day.

Later that … read more.

New church year begins on Sunday, September 9

First Unitarian begins a new church year — its 298th — on Sunday, September 9, at 10:30am with a special homecoming and water communion service. During the intergenerational service, all in attendance will be invited to share a small amount of actual or symbolic water … read more.

New safe church policy announced

In a major initiative to make First Unitarian a safe and welcoming place for everyone, the Prudential Committee approved a new Safe and Civil Church Policy. Jay Glasson, PruComm president, recently announced the new policy by email to the congregation.

A sub-group of the PruComm, headed … read more.