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  • UU Theatre Group - Upcoming Plays

    Please contact Helen Stanhope at 801-550-2852 or for questions or for ticketing information. Below is a list of scheduled activities for the group. Also, Helen will be retiring from her post after the August Shakespeare Festival. If you are interested in taking over the Theatre Group, please let her know.

    April's Play -- Hand to God at Salt Lake Acting Company. Saturday, April 29. Dinner at the Oasis at 5:00

    May's play -- Will Roger's Follies Pioneer Memorial Theater at U of

  • Sermon Video: "The Yoga of Church and the Church of Yoga"

    A sermon given by Rev. Matthew Cockrum on March 19, 2017


  • Sermon Video: "The Poor Will Always Be With You"

    A sermong given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith on March 12, 2017


  • Environmental Ministry News - Direct Action Workshop April 7th

    Friday, April 7, 2017

    Potluck: 5:30-6:30pm, Workshop: 6:30-10:30pm

    Location: Eliot Hall, First Unitarian Church, 569 S. 1300 E., SLC

    RSVP by Email to or via Facebook

    Presented by: Wasatch Rising Tide; Hosted by: Environmental Ministry

    In this workshop, we will explore the role of civil disobedience and direct action in creating social change. Together, we will explore the histories, strategies, tactics, and techniques of direct action in social justice movements. Learning wi

  • Religious Education Announcements

    OWL (Our Whole Lives)

    Our award-winning comprehensive sexual education program will begin for first and second graders this Sunday at the 11am service and continuing through May 28. One parent or guardian will need to attend this class with his/her child. A suggested donation of $25 is requested to cover the basic costs of teaching this class.

    Child Dedication Sunday, April 9, 9am & 11am services

    On this Sunday, we will gather as a congregation to confirm our dedication to the youngest member

  • First UU Arts Festival April 22nd

    April 22, 2017 - 5:00 to 10:00 PM

    The 2017 Fine Art and Crafts Festival at First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City will be held on April 22 from 5 pm to 10 pm. The festival will include over 25 local artists and will include performances by

    • Tablado Flamenco
    • Java Jive
    • Utah Aerial Arts
    • Quatro Amici

    This is a free family-friendly fun event with light refreshments and entertainment provided. Funds are raised for the church thru a 25% commission on sales of the please come and enj

  • Women of Courage event March 18th

    Saturday March 18th, 7:30 PM, First Unitarian Church. World premiere of songs inspired by extraordinary women including Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Patty Bartlett Sessions, Malala Yousafzai and five others to celebrate Women's History Month. Composed by Salt Lake composer Mary Lou Prince and lyricist Patty Willis and performed by the Canyon Singers with Ricklen Nobis at the piano.  $15 suggested donation will be split between First Unitarian Church and Women of the World, a

  • Swing Dance Fun-raiser!

    Swing Dance FUNraiser - April 1st with the Stratford Street Band and the Java Jive Singers. $25 in advance. $30 at the door. Holladay City Hall (4580 S 2300 E ) 7-10 PM

    Dress Up and Have Fun !! Free Dance Lessons beforehand. THIS IS SOOOO MUCH FUN!!! If you have any questions,... snag a choir member - Or, feel free to call David Owens (801-390-0488), or Andy and Marcia Walker (801-891-7030, 801-835-6721)

  • Torch Column: Reverendly Yours

    There are real grounds now for anxiety about the future of our nation and subsequently the world. For many, the worry has less to do with the one controversial figure currently occupying the Oval Office, and more to do with a spineless Congress that has lost all proportion and meaning in terms of preserving democracy and acting responsibly on behalf of human good.

    Not every American leader has enjoyed the support of the progressive population. Many differences have played out in the course of a

  • Religious Education News

    Celebration Sunday - The Big Mix-Up

    But not what you think! I’m referring to the remarkable mix of generations that collaborated on one outstanding Sunday celebration—the one conducted on March 5. Not only did we have a full-to-overflowing house, but we had every set from our Religious Education program—the elementary-age kids, the junior high group and the seniors rally ‘round the pulpit, each with his or her individual and group insights in what represents the best, the essence, of what it me

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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 have Sunday Services at 9:00 am and 11:00 am on Sunday Mornings. Religious Education classes for children and youth are offered during the 11:00 am services only. We offer childcare for the little ones during both services.

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. 

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