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May 14, 2018

The Match- 4/9/18

Congregational Meeting Sandwich Fundraiser

COA and High School Parents! On May 20th, before the congregational meeting, we will be holding our annual sandwich lunch fundraiser. This is our last trip fundraiser for the year! We have several items still needed in order for this annual fundraiser to happen. Additionally, we are looking for adults to help supervise the making of and selling of the sandwiches. Please take a look at the signup sheet to see where your family can help!


Summer Garden Parties!

Come to our garden party! This summer, RE is growing a garden for Harvest for Hunger, a local nonprofit, whose mission is to bring fresh foods to at-risk communities. Every Thursday night, starting on May 17th, we’ll be meeting in the garden around 6:45 pm to tend the plot and mingle. Join us!

RE Calendar

May 11- 10 am playdate
May 17- Garden Party 6:45pm
May 18- 2 pm playdate
May 20- Congregational Meeting
              Sandwich Fundraiser
              High School Bridging
May 24- Garden Party 6:45pm
May 25- 10 pm playdate
May 27- 1 service- 10 am RE end of year party
June 1- 2 pm playdate

April 25, 2018

UU@Home is this Sunday!

UU@Home is this Sunday!

Join us this Sunday, April 29th, for UU@Home! As always, we'll begin in Little Chapel at 10:15. This month we're exploring covenants, how they relate to being UU, and then making our own family covenants. This is our last UU@Home for the church year. See you this Sunday!

April 22, 2018

The Match- 4/20/18

High School Parents! We're finalizing details on our High School service trip on April 29th at 12:30 in the Haven, please plan

on attending! Registration and medical release forms will go home this Sunday. 

The Big Give

The Big Give was a smashing success! Our youth raised $211 for BLMUU, IRC, Salt Lake Sanctuary Network, Nuzzles and Co.,

and the VOA Homeless Teen Shelter. Thank you to everyone for encouraging our youth and supporting these fabulous groups!

Coming of Age

Friends! The Coming of Age service is rapidly approaching! All faith statements need to come back to church, typed or

emailed() THIS SUNDAY APRIL 22ND!  Additionally, please remember to join us on April 28th at 5:30

for our rehearsal and dinner with mentors.

Service Sunday

For our Final Service Sunday of the year, Heather Heaton will be joining us from Harvest for Hunger to discuss their group's

mission of providing fresh food to low-income families. Please wear something you don't mind getting dirty in, we'll be

planting our new RE garden plot!


RE Calendar

April 21st and 22nd- Art Fair
April 21st- Jr Singer perform at 6:25 pm
April 27th- 10 am playdate
April 28th- COA Rehearsal at 5:30 pm
April 29th- COA Service
                  High School Service Trip Meeting at 12:30
May 6th- Sandwich Sunday
May 4th- 2 pm playdate
May 7th- Family Fun Night
May 13th- Sanctuary Sunday
                 Service Sunday- Harvest for Hunger

April 19, 2018

Art Fair!

It's Art Fair Weekend!

Please join us this weekend for the annual Art Fair. RE will have a table displaying all of your youth's precious creations

(reasonably priced at $1) that they have lovingly made this year. We will also have the ever popular greeting cards

available.  Jr. Choir performs at 6:25 on Saturday.  This is a fun event full of art, music and dance.

See you this weekend, April 21st and 22nd!

April 06, 2018

The Match- 4/8/18

Art Fair

The Art Fair is right around the corner on April 21st and 22nd! RE youth have been diligently creating pieces of art available for purchase. The Jr Choir will also be lending their talents on Saturday night. This community event is always fun for the entire family. Come and see all the talents of our youth!


Thank you all for your support of the Big Give! Our youth raised over $200 through their own hard work and ingenuity. It was a great day to see giving in action!

Family Fun Night on April 2nd was so much fun! Thanks Rev. Monica for leading us in a water wise discussion and art! Stay tuned for more info on May 7th's Family Fun Night, we're going to do a clothing swap and donation.

RE Calendar

April 6- Playdate 2:00 pm

April 8- Sanctuary Sunday
             COA parent meeting 12:45 pm

April 13- Playdate 10:00 am

April 16- New member meet and greet

April 20- No playdate

April 21- Arts Fair

April 27- Playdate 10:00 am

April 29- COA Service
              UU@Home 10:15 am

February 21, 2018

Child Dedication


Child dedication is coming up on March 25th! If you'd like your family to participate, please fill out this form and return it to Amanda Esko at .  Copies will also be available at the RE table in Elliot Hall and in your child's classroom. Please contact Amanda with any questions!


January 29, 2018

The Match- 1/21/18

The Match January 2018


New Family Dinner

Are you a new family to First Church? Would you like to meet other new families? Join us on February 13th at 6 p.m. in Eliot Hall for a fun night getting to know each other, answering questions, and finding out more about First Church. Keep an eye out for the invite? Other questions or want to join us? Email Amanda Esko at !

Volunteer Opportunities

Friends! Take a second and look at your child's class for open volunteer slots. Several families have been simply AMAZING, but we all need to volunteer in our cooperative RE model. Thank you!


K-2nd Grade

3rd/4th Grade

5th/6th Grade

Also, we have some open slots for Sandwich Sunday on February 4th. Take a look and singup if you're able to bring anything!

Sandwich Sunday

You are Welcome

Service Sunday, January 14th

On January 14th, the youth in RE learned about Sanctuary; what it is, how First Church is participating, and how youth can help. We tied blankets for families, and created welcoming all to our community of faith. To find out more about how you and your family can participate, please visit the Sanctuary Table in Eliot Hall every Sunday!

RE Calendar

January 28- UU @ Home, Little Chapel- 10:00 a.m.
January 28- COA Mentor Meeting
February 4- Sanctuary Sunday
                   Sandwich Sunday
                   Jr. Singers Performing 
                   Congregational Meeting
February 5- Family Fun Night
February 11- High School Service Trip Meeting
February 13- New Family Dinner
February 18- Service Sunday- Nuzzles and Co.