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Religious Education Column: Traditions

20 October 2016
Traditions - Julie Miller, Director of Religious Education Before I came to First Church, I heard a joke:
Q: What’s a Unitarian? A: An atheist with children! A grain of truth here? I’m pretty certain I’m not the only one who arrived at a Unitarian Universalist church after never belonging…

Torch Article: Reverendly Yours

20 October 2016
Reverendly Yours - Rev. Tom Goldsmith Locker room talk is now a euphemism for degrading and objectifying women. The assumption rests on the idea that all guys participate in this conversation on either conquering women sexually or intending to do so. Even the Republican candidate running for president is not…

Congregational Briefs

20 October 2016
Leaving the country if Trump wins? The Refugee Resettlement Committee is offering pre-election, radical decluttering. Rid your house of furniture in anticipation of your exile in Costa Rica or Canada. Act now and avoid the rush! Call Joe Dubray at (904) 527-9773. Use the code: “Trumped."   The Open Minds…

In the Spotlight

20 October 2016
Meet the HousersMeet patriarch and father- Travis Houser, daughter and mom- Lucy Houser, and son and grandson- Tyeer “Ty” Houser. The Housers are three generation under one roof! Travis is 92 and was an Army brat. He spent his working years as an English teacher and an administrator, moving to…

UU Orientation/Info Session Oct. 24th

18 October 2016
UU Orientation & Info Session - 10/24 - 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Eliot Hall. New or new-ish to Unitarian Universalism or First Unitarian Church? Curious about how to get connected with this community of service, learning and justice? Join staff and lay leaders in an intimate evening of questions and exploration.…

Highway Clean Up! October 29th

13 October 2016
UU Highway Cleanup: Just above beautiful Little Dell Reservoir, between East, Emigration, and Parley's Canyons, a sign proudly proclaims that the Salt Lake Unitarian Universalist Congregation is responsible for keeping this lovely area free of litter. Won't you join us for a few hours to take a nice walk and…

Sermon Video: "And Then What Happened?" - Rev. Robert Fulghum

13 October 2016
"And Then What Happened?" - Rev. Robert Fulghum

Jazz Vespers 2016

11 October 2016
October 30th: Kind of Blue November 6th: Nat "King" Cole November 13th: David Bowie November 20th: Etta James November 27th: Eagles December 4th: Prince December 11th: Tina Turner December 18th: Christmas Cool   Each Fall Reverend Tom Goldsmith kicks off a new season of Jazz Vespers, a concert series featuring…

Sermon Video: Once Upon a Time - Rev. Robert Fulghum

04 October 2016
"Once Upon a Time" - Rev. Robert Fulghum  

RE Halloween Party

04 October 2016
No doubt about it, Halloween is a favorite day of the year. This year, First Church’s annual family Halloween Party features food, fun and song for everyone. Set for Tuesday, October 25 from 6 to 7:30pm, we’ll gather in Eliot Hall at the Church for the festivities. A family donation…

UU Orientation/Info Session Oct. 24th

04 October 2016
UU Orientation & Info Session - 10/24 - 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Eliot Hall. New or new-ish to Unitarian Universalism or First Unitarian Church? Curious about how to get connected with this community of service, learning and justice? Join staff and lay leaders in an intimate evening of questions and exploration.…

Torch Article: In the Spotlight

04 October 2016
“In the Spotlight”. . . Meet Nicholas Shifrar Tell us about yourself/your family: I'm a new UU. Signed the book last year. Good ol' Joseph B Herring brought me to the First U in fall 2015. After Rev. Tom G's sermon on the social gospel and hearing about this socially…

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