Announcements October 2019

04 October 2019

FAMILY FUN NIGHT: Boo! Let's start October off right with a Family Fun Night first, a movie sing-along! Join us on October 7th, at 6:15pm in Eliot Hall for dinner and a viewing of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, singing along encouraged!

ARTISTS DISCUSSING ART: The last Monday of every month artists gather at 7pm in the Haven to discuss each others art.  The group is open to all visual artist, watercolor, acrylic, oil, mixed media, fused glass, and clay. Bring work to discuss or just come to listen. Bring a light refreshment to share. **Meeting October 7th instead of Sept 30th**

YOUNG ADULT GROUP: A community of people in their 20's, 30's, or young at heart. Our next social event is a Discussion with Monica in The Haven, Thursday October 10th at 7:30 pm. For more info or to RSVP, visit the Facebook group (First Unitarian SLC Young Adults), or email: , or reach out to Heather Drenckhahn.

NEW FAMILY DINNER: Are you a new family to First Church looking to connect? Join us on October 21st at 6 pm for our New Family Dinner! This is a great opportunity to meet other new families, share a meal, and learn more about our program and church offerings. Dinner will be provided, please RSVP to Amanda Esko at  

FIRST CHURCH HALLOWEEN SPOOK-TACULAR: Join us for pizza, games and a spooky sing along!  A suggested donation of $5 a family is appreciated!  October 29th 6pm in Eliot Hall.

DREAM GROUP: 4th Sunday 12:45 pm in Room 201

MEDITATION WALKS:  8am, Jordan River at Arrowhead Park, 550 W 4800 S.

Mindfulness Meditation CIRCLE: 

  • Meets Sunday at 10am, in the Parlor,
  • Third Wednesday Meetings:  Beginning October 16th 6:30pm in The Parlor

MYSTICAL SPIRITUALITY: Meets the 2nd Sunday in Room 201 12:45pm.  Rise Up Nimbly And Go On Your Strange Journey; To The Ocean Of Meanings ...Rumi. 

SANCTUARY:  Please engage or re-engage with Sanctuary, renew your background check, get caught up on training, and start actively volunteering at least once a month.  We have volunteers in Eliot Hall after both services ready to answer your questions and to help you engage or re-engage with Sanctuary.

  • VOLUNTEER: To volunteer to become a Sanctuary Host, sign up at: https://slcuu.org/programs/sanctuary 
  • BACKGROUND CHECK (New & Renew) Consent: http://tinyurl.com/UUBCKT $15 donation. All Sanctuary Volunteers need to renew/upgrade their background checks to Level 2 
  • SANCTUARY TRAINING: Complete the training survey to let us know what days/times work for you: survey is included in the Background Check Consent form linked above. 
  • DONATE TO THE SANCTUARY FAMILY FUND: To donate by check, make check payable to: First Unitarian Church and write: Sanctuary Family Fund in the note. Online donations to the Sanctuary Family Fund may be made at: https://slcuu.org/sanctuary- fund OR https://slcuu.org/about/donate-online. You may also donate through the GIVELIFY app, just check the Sanctuary Family Fund. 
  • DONATE TO THE SANCTUARY DEFENSE FUND: To donate by check, make check payable to: First Unitarian Church and write: Sanctuary Defense Fund in the note. Online donations to the Sanctuary Defense Fund may be made at: https://slcuu.org/ about/donate-online. You do not need to create a profile. Click on the Click Here to Donate button (on the left of the donate online webpage), notice the Donations section of the form, enter the amount of your donation next to the Sanctuary Defense Fund choice, press continue, and follow the remaining instructions. You can also make a donation by smartphone with the GIVELIFY app.

WOMEN’S SACRED CIRCLE:  Second Tuesdays, The Haven 5:30 -7:30pm,  Course of Study: Rise Up And Call Her Name: LILITH.  During this course of study, we will learn about a variety of cultural traditions that honor goddesses and esteem women. We will also become acquainted with some of the beliefs that are associated with these traditions and how varied spiritual practices stimulate personal inner journeys. 

YOUNG ADULTS: A community of people in their 20's, 30's, or young at heart. See all of our upcoming events on Facebook: First Unitarian SLC Young Adults, or email us to receive notifications via email: , or you can reach out to Heather Drenckhahn