Real People: Elizabeth Busey

Posted on December 7, 2013

As an introverted artist, I spend lots of time by myself.  I find the spiritual in many places – especially outside – and try to put some of the Spirit in my artwork. For me, this one-way communication is comfortable and comforting. I am also a wife and a mother. Throughout our dating and married


Real People: Josh Perry

Posted on December 4, 2013

Bishop John Shelby Spong is who – or what – first brought me to First United.  Not literally. I mean, he didn’t pick me up in a Prius and bring me. But it was an announcement in the local paper promoting a visit to First United by Bishop Spong that first caught my attention and prompted


Real People: Rebecca Prato

Posted on December 1, 2013

If you had told me one day I’d be writing something about what has kept me attending a church I would have told you ‘No way!’ and yet here I am.  To know why this is significant I think it’s important to know a little about me and the path that lead me here.  My


Real People: Amber Kennedy Kent

Posted on November 21, 2013

Let me introduce myself. My name is Amber. I am a wife, a mother, a friend, an animal lover, an avid crafter, an Instructional Specialist… I identify myself as so many things, but one thing I still have difficulty calling myself is a Christian. My family and I first came to First United in summer