Announcements (February 4, 2019)

29 January 2019

FAMILY FUN NIGHT: Monday, February 4th, 6:15 pm Eliot Hall

YOUNG ADULTS: A community of people in their 20's, 30's, or young at heart. 
Discussion with Tom in The Haven, Thursday February 7th 7:30-9:30 pm on the topic of Romance.  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.

ENVIRONMENTAL MINISTRY: Did you miss Jen Farrell of the Salt Lake City Waste and Recycling Division when she presented here last winter? Do you have questions about what can be recycled in Salt Lake City and County and what can’t – and why? Are you curious about what happens to the materials after they’re taken away?  Jen will be here again on Friday, February 15, at 7:00pm. This is your chance to learn everything you need to know about recycling!

UU Open Minds Book Club: Thursday, February 21 at 7:00pm in the Haven.  February book is “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking" by Susan Cain

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 the third Wednesday at 6:30pm. 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.

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.