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  • Sermon Video: "Giving Life the Shape of . . ."

    A sermon given by Rev. Matthew Cockrum on September 27, 2015


  • Fall Highway Clean Up this Saturday (Oct. 3)

    Fall Highway Cleanup this Saturday! Please set aside a couple of hours this Saturday morning, October 3, to keep Utah beautiful by joining our group of volunteers to remove litter along a 4-mile stretch of State Road 65 extending from Mountain Dell towards East Canyon. Remember, you get to keep any treasures you find ($,$$$,$$$-?). Meet at THE church at 9:00 AM to carpool, or at 9:30 AM at the Parleys Canyon UDOT maintenance facility adjacent to the Mountain Dell golf course. The state requires

  • Sermon Video: "How We Live Our Lives"

    A sermon given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith on September 20, 2015


  • Save the date - Auction is November 14th

    Calling All Unitarians …. Mark Your Calendar!

    The 2015 Church Auction will be on Saturday, November 14th. Robert Fulghum, Unitarian Universalist Minister, bestselling author of 'All I Really Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten,' painter, sculptor, singer and philosopher will be receiving our 2015 Fairly Free Thinker Award. To learn more about this amazing person, visit his official website ( Better yet, come to the auction and meet him in person!

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  • Torch Correction

    The Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change workshop information published in the September 14, 2015 issue of The Torch is incorrect. The workshop will be held on MONDAY, October 19 and the training on TUESDAY, October 20.

  • Sermon Video: "This is Who We Are"

    Ingathering Sunday, September 13, 2015. A sermon given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith


  • Jazz Vespers 2015 Schedule Announced

    Each Fall Reverend Tom Goldsmith kicks off a new season of Jazz Vespers, a concert series featuring top-notch, local jazz musicians. Jazz Vespers has been running for over 25 years and always plays to a full house. Concert time is 7:30. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. so please arrive early.

    Jazz Vespers 2015 Schedule

    November 1st: Tribute to Louis Armstrong with Kris Johnson on Trumpet
    November 8th: Tribute to Hoagy Carmichael
    November 15th: Tribute to Ornette Coleman with Tom Young on Trumpet
  • Sermon Video: "Capitalism's Moral Struggle"

    A Sermon given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith on September 6, 2015


  • Sermon Video: "Shift"

    A sermon given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith on August 30, 2015


  • Register Now for Small Group Ministry

    Registration for the 2015-16 season of Small Group Ministry has closed. Please inquire about registering for existing groups at the Welcome Table.

    Registration for the 2015-16 season of Small Group Ministry is underway! This year, groups of 12 will meet monthly for facilitator-led discussions of one of the Reverend Tom Goldsmith’s recent sermons. We expect 14 groups will be organized in late September. The first discussion is in October. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join one of First

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Wed Oct 07 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Wed Oct 07 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm


Wed Oct 07 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Wed Oct 07 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Thu Oct 08 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Thu Oct 08 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Thu Oct 08 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Fri Oct 09 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


3:30 pm Fri Oct 09 - 1:30 am Sat Oct 10


Fri Oct 09 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm


Sun Oct 11 9:00 am - 10:00 am

What to Expect

Warm greetings to all who contemplate their first visit to First Unitarian Church.
We hope that our progressive church community will prove welcoming in all respects.

Service Times


We are currently on our regular schedule with services at 9:00 am and 11:00 am. Religious Education classes are available at the 11:00 am service only. We have childcare for both the 9:00 am and 11:00 am services.

The church is located on the corner of 1300 East and 600 South in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Sunday School

Religious education is provided for children pre-school - 12th grade. We provide child care for the little ones. Please check in with volunteers at the Welcome table for assistance in finding the right classroom for your child/teen. Please note that Religious Educations classes meet exclusively at 11:00 am. Childcare is available at both the 9:00 am and 11:00 am services.

Please find out more about our schedule.


Plenty of on-street parking exists plus visitors may use the parking lot of Friendship Manor at the corner of 1300 East and 500 South. Enter the parking lot from either of Friendship Manor's two driveways and make your way south towards the church's 78 parking stalls. 

Get directions to the Church.