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  • Summer Forum Video: "The Future of Independent Journalism in Salt Lake City"

    A Summer Forum presentation by speakers from Citizens for Two Voices on June 26, 2016


  • Summer Forum Continues through August 21st

    A diverse and exciting new lineup of speakers awaits you for ten Sundays from June 19 through August 21. Programs begin at 10 a.m., and feature music and Q&A sessions.Conversations and refreshments continue in Eliot Hall. Child care is provided.

    June 26—The Future of Independent Journalism in Salt Lake City Spokespersons for CITIZENS FOR TWO VOICES --Joan O’Brien, Karra Porter, and Ted McDonough—tell of their efforts to produce local ownership for the Salt Lake Tribune.

    July 3—How Liberals Can

  • Summer Forum Video: "Medical Marijuana: Who Does the Ban in Utah Continue to Harm?"

    A Summer Forum 2016 presentation given by speakers from TRUCE (Together for Responsible Use and Cannabis Education) on June 19, 2016


  • Sermon Video: "Keeping Cool This Summer"

    A sermon given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith on June 12, 2016


  • Sermon Video: "The Gospel According to RuPaul"

    A sermon given by Rev. Matthew Cockrum on June 5, 2016


  • The Torch is Going Paperless

    First Unitarian Church has always been in the vanguard of even UU churches in Environmental issues. However, our dependence upon paper has forced us to recognize that we can (and need) to do more in regards to building a sustainable planet. Therefore, our newsletter (The Torch) will be paperless in the new Church year beginning with the August 15, 2016 issue.

    Please connect with the church website for all future issues of The Torch as well as generally learning more about the church and our man

  • Picnic Reminder: June 12th following the Sunday service

    Church Picnic June 12th (Following the 10:00 AM service)

    The annual end-of-year picnic is almost here. This event is fun for all ages, and we hope that you are planning to attend. If you would like to be part of the team that makes it all happen, please contact Joe Herring at or 801-440-5521. We need some extra hands to assist with set up, grill tending and other food service tasks, planning and running some simple games, and of course, clean up.

    Annual Church Picnic Detail

  • Sermon Video: "Poetry and Prayer: Honoring the Life of a Pacifist"

    A sermon given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith on May 29, 2016


  • Sunday Video: "The Zabriskie Requiem"

    A service given by the First Unitarian Church's Chancel Choir on May 22, 2016


  • Sermon Video: "Does the Liberal Church Hold Meaning for Today and Tomorrow?"

    A sermon given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith on May 15, 2016


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Fri Jul 01 8:30 am - 1:30 pm


Sat Jul 02 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm


Sun Jul 03 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Sun Jul 03 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Sun Jul 03 11:15 am - 12:15 pm


Sun Jul 03 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm


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Mon Jul 04 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


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Mon Jul 04 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Thu Jul 07 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Sat Jul 09 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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What to Expect

Warm greetings to all who contemplate their first visit to First Unitarian Church.
We hope that our progressive church community will prove welcoming in all respects.

Service Times


We are currently on our summer schedule with services at 10:00 am only. Religious Education classes will resume in September. We offer childcare during the service.

The church is located on the corner of 1300 East and 600 South in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Sunday School

Religious education is provided for children pre-school - 12th grade. We provide child care for the little ones. Please check in with volunteers at the Welcome table for assistance in finding the right classroom for your child/teen. Please note that Religious Educations classes meet exclusively at 11:00 am. Childcare is available at both the 9:00 am and 11:00 am services.

Please find out more about our schedule.


Plenty of on-street parking exists plus visitors may use the parking lot of Friendship Manor at the corner of 1300 East and 500 South. Enter the parking lot from either of Friendship Manor's two driveways and make your way south towards the church's 78 parking stalls. 

Get directions to the Church.