Announcements (November 5, 2018)

22 October 2018

Family Fun Night:  Join us on November 5th at 6 p.m. for Family Fun Night

UU Young Adults: A community of people in their 20's, 30's, or young at heart. Upcoming events: Discussion with Monica in The Haven, Thursday 11/8 7:30-9:30 pm. These take place on the second Thursday of each month. Join us for thought provoking conversation and a drink! Our next social event is Friendsgiving Dinner on 11/19, where we'll be cooking dinner together in Eliot Hall starting at 6:30. See details for 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 Heaton 612-356-4384

UU Open Minds Book Club: November 15th, 7pm in The Haven, “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer” by Michelle McNamara

Artists Discussing Art: Last Monday of every month Artists gather in the Haven at 7 pm to discuss each others art. This discussion 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. Please contact Bill Reed at with questions.

Dinner and Dialogue:  Meet other UUs on a more personal level over a potluck dinner.  Sign up at the Congregational Life table in Eliot Hall to host or Join a group.  Contact with questions

Environmental Ministry: Hosting THE GOOD GRIEF NETWORK, beginning its weekly 10-step Program to combat despair, deepen self-awareness, and embrace interconnectedness. We invite everyone grapple with the enormous challenges of systemic sociopolitical, environmental, and spiritual change needed to reign in climate collapse and other large-scale ills to join us in building psychosocial resilience starting 10/30/18 from 6:30-8:30pm in Room 218 (continuing Tuesdays through 1/22/19 except for Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks). Drop-ins are welcome but you can contact to RSVP or for more information.

Harvest for Hunger:  Thank you to everyone in the congregation that has helped by donating produce to feed the homeless, including the RE class that grew a garden right here at church. All together we've had over 1400 pounds of fresh produce donated from members of our congregation! As the season is winding down, the donation cooler will be in Eliot Hall through November 11, and you can still make donations past that date by contacting Heather Heaton: 612-356-4384 or

UU Hiking/Walking: 

  • Nature Walks along the Jordan River with Shirley/Dan, every Tuesday 10am to Noon. Meet at Arrowhead Park, 550 W 4800 So. Friendly dogs on leash welcome, 1 to 3 miles.

Mindfulness Group: 

  • Weekly meditation is held on Sundays at 10 am upstairs in the Parlor. We discuss mindfulness in daily living, meditate silently for 20 minutes and close with loving kindness. All are welcome, come and meet others who meditate. 
  • An evening of Buddhist teachings investigating the foundations of mindfulness meditation. What is mindfulness and how might it be of benefit in our personal lives, alone and together as a community? We will consider how to cultivate a daily practice of mindfulness as taught by the Buddha and is practiced today. All are welcome. Come to the Parlor on the 3rd Wednesday at 6:30 pm. November 21st and December 19th. For more information

SANCTUARY: SANCTUARY QUESTIONS?  Want to learn more about our Sanctuary effort?   Stop by the Sanctuary table in Eliot Hall after each service.   

  • DONATE:  Online donations to the Sanctuary Family Fund may be made at: To donate by check, make check payable to:  First Unitarian Church of SLC, and write: Sanctuary Family Fund in the note.

UU WRITING GROUP: Meeting Thursday November 15th & 29th, 10am in the Haven

Lunch Bunch: