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Torch Column: Reverendly Yours
 Reverendly Yours - Rev. Tom Goldsmith “Our whole city is underwater right now,” said Mayor Derrick Freeman of Port Arthur, Texas. It seemed that Hurricane Harvey hit the town with more fury than ...
Ingathering Sunday this Sunday, September 10th
Ingathering is the official kickoff for the 2017-2018 church year. We resume our regular service schedule with services at 9:00 am and 11:00 am. Religious Education classes for children and youth ...
Administrative Assistant job opening
First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City seeks qualified individual to assume duties of Administrative Assistant. Competencies required include organizational reception, website maintenance, social ...
Sermon Video: "Hope is Just the Beginning"
A sermon given by Rev. Tom Goldsmith with Rev. Monica Dobbins given on August 27, ...
Summer Forum Video: "Why are We Laughing? Political Cartooning and Current Events"
A Summer Forum service given by Pat Bagley on July 30, ...
Environmental Ministry News
Recycle with Environmental Ministry Environmental Ministry is still participating in four Terracycle recycling brigades. We collect a number of things, most of which are not recyclable through the ...
Thank You First Church
August 15, 2017 Dear Friends: Please convey my thanks to the members of your congregation for supporting the work of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee with the special congregational ...
In the Spotlight: Meet Darlene Thayne
I will attempt to keep this from being too boring and may even get a bit personal, but, oh well, that's who I am - pretty much an open book! My family, consisting of me, my parents, one older half ...
Assistant Minister's Corner - Rev. Monica Dobbins
The Struggle is Everywhere As a child of the South, and especially as a native of Birmingham, Alabama, I often ask myself, if I’d been alive in the 1950s and 60s, would I have shown up for racial ...

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Wed Sep 20 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CCNS Board Meeting
Wed Sep 20 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Choir Rehearsal (chapel)
Thu Sep 21 8:50 am - 9:00 am
OOS deadline
Thu Sep 21 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lee Shuster
Thu Sep 21 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Humanist Board Meeting
Fri Sep 22 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Rental: Coffee House
Sat Sep 23 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
(t) Memorial - Eliot Hall
Sat Sep 23 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Rental: Contra Dance
Sun Sep 24 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sunday Service 9 am
Sun Sep 24 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday Service 11 am
Sun Sep 24 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
IRC Volunteer Training
Sun Sep 24 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rental: AA - Big Book Study
Mon Sep 25 8:50 am - 9:00 am
Torch Newsletter submission deadline

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 schdule. Summer Forum presentations happen each Sunday at 10 am. through August 20th. Childcare is provided for young children during Summer Forum. 

We will return to worship services on August 27th, and our Religious Education classes resume on September 11th.

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


Sunday School

We are currently on our summer schedule. Religious Education Classes for children and youth will resume on September 11, 2017. Childcare for young children is available during the summer. 

Please click here for more information about our Religious Education program.


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.

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