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Summer Forum Video: "Is Our Politics Experiencing a Melt Down?"

11 August 2016
A Summer Forum presentation given by Tim Chambless and Paul Rolly on July 31, 2016

Summer Forum Video: "Family Members from Sperm Donors"

11 August 2016
A Summer Forum presentation given on July 24, 2016 by Bill Cordray  

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

11 August 2016
(as of 8/15/2016) Summer Forum runs Sundays through August 21st at 10:00 am. August 28th: We will resume worship services with Rev. Tom Goldsmith and David Owens (One service only at 10:00 am on August 28th & September 4th) September 11th: Ingathering Sunday; We will resume our regular two service…

Announcements & Congregational Briefs

11 August 2016
Announcements and Congregational Briefs (8/15/2016) Congregational Life Help Needed As always, the work of First Church takes many hands and hearts to make it real. If you have skill, interest and availability in any of the following areas please be in touch with Rev. Matthew Cockrum at or 801.582.8687…

Torch Article: In the Life

11 August 2016
In the Life - Rev. Matthew Cockrum “You can’t be neutral on a moving train.” - Howard Zinn What kind of community do you want to be a part of? - Matthew Cockrum I live fairly close to LDS Hospital in the Avenues. On a recent morning walk through the…

Torch Article: Our Church's Program Budget

11 August 2016
Explanation of Program Budget The program budget, as illustrated in the following pie chart, is a reorganization of the 2016-17 expense budget for the church, itemized according to programs. A program budget shows expense distributions according to various activities of the organization; for our church those programs become: Worship and…

Post General Assembly Potluck & DeBrief - July 28th

19 July 2016
Post General Assembly Potluck & DeBrief Thursday, July 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Eliot Hall.Join UUA Staff (and First Church Alum) Jenica Davis Hocket for a review of happenings at June’s General Assembly. Youth leadership made some significant strides around racial justice issues. Come join us and bring some food to…

Summer Forum Video: Prison Reform

19 July 2016
A Summer Forum presentation from members of the People Not Prisons movement on July 17, 2016  

Summer Forum Video: 365 Performing Arts Group

17 July 2016
A Summer Forum presentation by the 365 Performing Arts Group  

Summer Forum Video: How White Liberals Can Help Each Other Deal with their White Privilege

08 July 2016
A Summer Forum presentation given by members of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) on July 3, 2016

Summer Mindfulness Meditation (new time and location)

01 July 2016
We are meeting in room 201 for the summer following Summer Forum at around 11:15 am.

Summer UU Lunch Bunch Schedule

01 July 2016
UU Lunch Bunch is a family-friendly group for anyone and everyone who would like to get together for lunch and chat with like-minded people. Meet at the restaurant on Sundays after Summer Forum (noon) during the summer. For more information contact Sonia Carnell at 801-349-8046 or . July 3: Cafe…


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