Events

 

August 16 – Dr. Gerald Lazar – “DEPRESSION and BIPOLAR DISORDER: Defining Diagnoses, Case Histories, and their Relationship to Suicide Prevention”
Dr. Gerald Lazar is a Psychiatrist/Researcher at the University of Utah Medical Center
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: August 16, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

August 9 –  Rod Decker – “MORMONS, MORALS, AND UTAH POLITICS”
Rod Decker is a Reporter at KUTV Channel 2, 40 Years as a Journalist, and Author of "The Elephant In The Room"
 
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: August 9, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020
(zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)
 

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

August 2 – Randy Dryer – “FACIAL RECOGNITION: The Final Nail in the Privacy Coffin”
Randy Dryer is an Attorney, Professor of the Honors Program at The University of Utah
 
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: August 2, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

July 26 – NKenna Onwuzuruoha – “RACE, WOMEN AND LAW ENFORCEMENT”
NKenna is Outreach Coordinator for Write Here, Westminster College community writing center, and is a doctoral student in Writing and Rhetoric Studies at the U of U. She is a facilitator for the YWCA Woke Words project, more info can be found here:  https://www.ywcautah.org/what-we-do/opportunity/woke-words/
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: July 26, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

July 19 – Vicki Bennett – “SALT LAKE CITY GOVERNMENT'S SUSTAINABILITY POLICIES: Impacts When Residents Are Staying Home”
Vicki Bennett is the Director for the Department of Sustainability, Salt Lake City Government
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: July 19, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

 

July 12 –  Michelle Quist – “HOW I DO IT: To be a Columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune, an Activist, and a Single-Parent Mom for Many Children”
Michelle Quist is a Columnist and Lawyer working at the Salt Lake Tribune 
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: July 12, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Topic: Summer Forum 2020 (zoom room will be open starting at 9:45am)

Register in advance for this webinar:

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar (webinar will be recorded and uploaded to our YouTube channel)

After the webinar is over, please join us for Coffee Hour (the link is different!) We will also post this link in the chat during the webinar.

Service for June 7, 2020  Everything Possible. Five Utah Unitarian Universalist congregations share the efforts made in their own communities in pursuit of the inherent worth, dignity and inclusion of those who are LGBTQ+.

congregational meeting

Notice of Congregational Meeting
May 31, 2020 11am

Due to the COVID-19 scenario, this year’s Congregational Meeting will be held online via Zoom. Please try to be online early so that we can confirm a quorum and quickly walk through online voting logistics. We are working in unprecedented and new ways, please be patient. The church leadership and Board of Trustees looks forward to seeing you all on Sunday for a meeting that honors our 5th Principle: The right of conscience and the use of democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.

Dial by your location: +1 301 715 8592 US

 

First Unitarian Church Annual Congregational Meeting Agenda

  • Call to Order & Quorum

  • Welcome

  • New Member Acknowledgement

  • Minister's Reports

  • Board Elections

  • Capital Campaign Update

  • Pledge Report

  • Endowments Report

  • Budgets

  • Closing

COVID-19 Church Building Update

In response to the COVID-19 crisis the church building has been closed for in-house services, gathering and classes.  The church will remain closed at least through August 23rd.  As time progresses closer to the end of summer, decisions will be made as to when to reopen.  As soon as a reopening date is determined we will make an announcement.  

Until then we will continue with our virtual Sunday Sermon posted to our YouTube Channel and our Zoom Coffee Hour, and starting June 28th our virtual Summer Forum Series will begin on Zoom.

2020 VIRTUAL SUMMER FORUM SERIES

Sundays at 10:00 am
June 28 – August 16
 
June 28 –  Paisley Rekdal – “METAPHORS IN POETRY TODAY: Exposing Racism and Sexism in In America's Cultural Diversity”
Paisley Rekdal is a Professor at the University of Utah Department of English and Utah's Poet Laureate.
 
July 5 –  Ben Winslow – “HOW I REPORT THE DAILY NEWS: Actions of the Utah State Legislature and Unusual Events in the Community”

Ben Winslow is a News Reporter at Channel 13 Fox TV.

July 12 –  Michelle Quist – “HOW I DO IT: To be a Columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune, an Activist, and a Single-Parent Mom for Many Children”

Michelle Quist is a Columnist and Lawyer working at the Salt Lake Tribune  

July 19 – Vicki Bennett – “SALT LAKE CITY GOVERNMENT'S SUSTAINABILITY POLICIES: Impacts When Residents Are Staying Home”

Vicki Bennett is the Director for the Department of Sustainability, Salt Lake City Government

July 26 – NKenna Onwuzuruoha – “RACE, WOMEN AND LAW ENFORCEMENT”
NKenna is Outreach Coordinator for Write Here, Westminster College community writing center, and is a doctoral student in Writing and Rhetoric Studies at the U of U. She is a facilitator for the YWCA Woke Words project, more info can be found here:  https://www.ywcautah.org/what-we-do/opportunity/woke-words/
 
August 2 – Randy Dryer – “FACIAL RECOGNITION: The Final Nail in the Privacy Coffin

Randy Dryer is an Attorney, Professor of the Honors Program at The University of Utah

August 9 –  Rod Decker – “MORMONS, MORALS, AND UTAH POLITICS”

Rod Decker is a Reporter at KUTV Channel 2, 40 Years as a Journalist, and Author of "The Elephant In The Room"

August 16 – Dr. Gerald Lazar – “DEPRESSION and BIPOLAR DISORDER: Defining Diagnoses, Case Histories, and their Relationship to Suicide Prevention”

Dr. Gerald Lazar is a Psychiatrist/Researcher at the University of Utah Medical Center

Click here for a pdf of the Summer Forum Series Speaker Schedule