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For Newcomers: Find out more about First Church on May 7th or 9th

27 April 2017
First Church Orientation Session - Tuesday, May 9, 7-9 p.m. - New to First Church or Unitarian Universalism?  Wondering what you can expect or what the church expects of you?  Join Revs. Tom Goldsmith and Matthew Cockrum along with other newcomers and church leaders for this orientation.  Childcare available.  Reservations…

Social Justice Film: June 1st

27 April 2017
Have we got a film for you. If you are gay, lesbian, Moslem, atheist, minority of any kind; if you have bee afraid to “come out” to your parents, if you have left the denomination of your family, if you have lived in a city where you didn’t fit in;…

Congregational Announcements - April 30, 2017

27 April 2017
Attention Committee Chairs! It’s that time of year again. Please send your committee reports to Jenni at by Monday, May 1st to be included in the Annual Report for the 2016-2017 church year. Communication with those on the other side of the divide On Thursday, May 4th from 7:00…

May 4th: Communicating with those on the other side of the political divide event

27 April 2017
Communication with those on the other side of the divide: On Thursday, May 4th from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. in Eliot Hall, Dr. Wazir Jefferson will join Rev. Tom Goldsmith in facilitating a discussion on communicating with people on the other side of the divide. Our Social Justice Council has made…

Church Picnic June 11th - call for volunteers

27 April 2017
Church Picnic June 11th - First Church Needs Your Help! This year’s picnic is Sunday, June 11, and we have several volunteer opportunities. Help is needed for a supplies and food run (Friday, June 9); hauling tables, chairs, food, etc. to Sugar House Park (Sunday morning), and set-up at the…

In the Spotlight: Meet Debbie Bieber

24 April 2017
I grew up in Southern California and attended college at the University of Redlands.  Professionally I am a CPA and have worked primarily in not-for-profit organizations in the areas of secondary and higher educational institutions as well as serving as the Church Administrator at Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church in Pasadena,…

Highway Clean up May 6th

24 April 2017
Highway Cleanup: May 6 - Looking for a quick and easy way to help the environment, volunteer and connect with other UU’s at First Church?  Join the First Unitarian Highway Cleanup Crew on Saturday, May 6.  Carpool meets in the church parking (Northeast of the Church) lot at 9:00 a.m. and at the Utah Department…

Scottish Dancing and Lunch after services on April 30th

24 April 2017
Plan to stay after 2nd service on April 30 for a light lunch followed by an afternoon of Scottish (and some English and Welsh) country dancing taught by Martha Veranth. Martha has been teaching dances at the Solstice party since 2009 and loves to get everyone of all ages up…

Torch Article: Reverendly Yours - Rev. Tom Goldsmith

24 April 2017
Prince Harry, known as a royal “bad-boy” who lives more by instinct than decree, surprised much of the world by pronouncing his need for therapy. The emotion of his mother’s death when he was only 12 finally caught up with him in his 20’s. Even the proverbial stiff upper lip,…

Torch Article: In the Life

24 April 2017
As my departure letter stated, my last day of ministry with you is approaching, May 11.  In the coming weeks there will be many goodbyes...we may even tire of saying goodbye to one another.  By the end we may be wondering, “Aren’t you gone yet?!”  Friday May 5 in the…

A Gathering to Honor Tom and Matthew

14 April 2017
CHAMPAGNE AND DESSERT MAY 5TH, ELIOT HALL, 7:30 - 9:30 A GATHERING TO HONOR TOM AND MATTHEW FOR THEIR MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR CONGREGATION Sign-up at the Congregational Life table in Eliot Hall or email () Merci Beaucoup, Muchas Gracias, A Sheynem Dank,  Efkharisto, Danke Sehr

First UU Arts Fair Schedule - April 22nd

13 April 2017
April 22nd 2017 First Unitarian Church Of Salt Lake City’s Annual Fine Art & Crafts Fair 5:00 – 10:00 pm With live performances by 5:15 - 5:35 pm - Java Jive - Jazz Vocal Ensemble, Little Chapel 6:00 - 6:30 pm - Quattro Amici - Italian Madrigal Quartet, Little Chapel 7:00 - 8:00…


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