Announcements (January 7, 2019)

02 January 2019

UU Open Minds Book Club: Did you make a resolution to read more books in 2019? Join the UU Reads Book Group, meeting third Thursdays. We'll be meeting Thursday, January 17th at 7:00pm in the Haven to discuss Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

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

Meditation Walks: Nature Walks along the Jordan River, 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 January 23rd. 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.   

  • VOLUNTEER:  To volunteer to become a Sanctuary Host, sign up at:    
  • 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.
  • SANCTUARY UPDATE TRAINING:  (Required for all Sanctuary Hosts). Sun, January 13th, 6-7PM, Eliot Hall.  This training focuses on the use of the new system at the north entrance and related policies, the CCNS Lockdown/Shelter in Place Procedure, and other policy/procedure updates. This is a mandatory training for all Sanctuary hosts. It is a repeat of the Nov 19th training. If you attended the Nov 19th training, you are not required to attend this one

WALK:  Walks along the Jordan River with Mary, every Thursday 10am to Noon. Meet at Arrowhead Park, 550 W 4800 S. Friendly dogs on leash welcome, 1 to 2 miles.