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Sermon Video: "Is Empathy a Choice?"

31 March 2017
A sermon given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith on March 26, 2017  

UU Theatre Group - Upcoming Plays

28 March 2017
The Theatre Group attends various performances at venues around the city throughout the year.Please contact Helen Stanhope at 801-550-2852 or for questions or for ticketing information. Below is a list of scheduled activities for the group. Also, Helen will be retiring from her post after the August Shakespeare Festival.…

Sermon Video: "The Yoga of Church and the Church of Yoga"

27 March 2017
A sermon given by Rev. Matthew Cockrum on March 19, 2017  

Sermon Video: "The Poor Will Always Be With You"

27 March 2017
A sermong given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith on March 12, 2017  

Announcements and Congregational Briefs: April 3, 2017

27 March 2017
UU Movie Group Our next movie group outing will be on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:00 pm. The movie will be determined one week in advance and an email will be sent out on Thursday, April 13. Contact Helen Stanhope at 801-550-2852 or if you want to be on…

Environmental Ministry News - Direct Action Workshop April 7th

27 March 2017
Friday, April 7, 2017 Potluck: 5:30-6:30pm, Workshop: 6:30-10:30pm Location: Eliot Hall, First Unitarian Church, 569 S. 1300 E., SLC RSVP by Email to or via Facebook Presented by: Wasatch Rising Tide; Hosted by: Environmental Ministry In this workshop, we will explore the role of civil disobedience and direct action…

Religious Education Announcements

27 March 2017
OWL (Our Whole Lives) Our award-winning comprehensive sexual education program will begin for first and second graders this Sunday at the 11am service and continuing through May 28. One parent or guardian will need to attend this class with his/her child. A suggested donation of $25 is requested to cover…

Thank You from the Pledge Drive

27 March 2017
Thank You from the Pledge Drive -submitted by Dylan Zwick Our pledge drive is well underway, and as of the morning of Sunday, March 26th we have received 159 pledges for a total pledge of $380,184. We’re off to a great start, but we still have a long way to…

Torch Column: Reverendly Yours

27 March 2017
Reverendly Yours (Rev. Tom Goldsmith) Oh the burden of being the “greatest” nation on earth. We Americans hear that brag so often although it seems to rely on alternative facts. We tell ourselves we’re the best in education worldwide although that’s patently false. We tell ourselves we have the best…

First UU Arts Festival April 22nd

27 March 2017
April 22, 2017 - 5:00 to 10:00 PM The 2017 Fine Art and Crafts Festival at First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City will be held on April 22 from 5 pm to 10 pm. The festival will include over 25 local artists and will include performances by Tablado Flamenco…

Women of Courage event March 18th

13 March 2017
Saturday March 18th, 7:30 PM, First Unitarian Church. World premiere of songs inspired by extraordinary women including Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Patty Bartlett Sessions, Malala Yousafzai and five others to celebrate Women's History Month. Composed by Salt Lake composer Mary Lou Prince and lyricist Patty Willis and performed…

Swing Dance Fun-raiser!

13 March 2017
Swing Dance FUNraiser - April 1st with the Stratford Street Band and the Java Jive Singers. $25 in advance. $35 at the door. Holladay City Hall (4580 S 2300 E ) 7-10 PM Dress Up and Have Fun !! Free Dance Lessons beforehand. THIS IS SOOOO MUCH FUN!!! If you…


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