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  • "Captivated by Trees"

    Sermon given on October 15, 2017 by Reverend Tom Goldsmith

  • "Resilience"

    Sermon given on Sunday, October 8th by Reverend Tom Goldsmith

  • Refugee Winter Wear Clothing Drive

    Thank you, First Unitarian Church for stepping up to the plate! On Sunday, Richard Anderton delivered 13 large trash bags of men’s, women’s and children’s coats, jackets, hats, gloves, scarves, boots and socks to Uptown Unit 563. Thank you also to the volunteers who helped out, especially to  Nancy Rasmuson for sorting and bagging donations,  to Richard Anderton for lifting, carrying and delivering to storage, to the RE Team for getting the word out to RE families, and of course to all of the do

  • UU Orientation

    Monday, October 16, 7:00 - 9:00 in Eliot Hall.  This is a great opportunity for people relatively new to the church to learn about Unitarian Universalist history, theology, and about how our church works.  Facilitators: Reverends Tom Goldsmith and Monica Dobbins, along with our Director of Religious Education, Julie Miller. Child care is available

  • Aging and Spirituality

    For those who pre-registered, Reverend Tom Goldsmith  will facilitate our Aging and Spirituality program on Monday October 30.  It will  run three consecutive Mondays,  October 30, November 6, and November 13 at 1:00 - 2:30 in Room 201.   The afternoon time is designed for people who prefer not to drive at night: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. in Room 201.  Please purchase "Landscapes of Aging and Spirituality," edited by Kathleen Montgomery available from our Congregational Life table.  This program will be

  • Ted Talk: Political Common Ground

    Join us Tuesday, October 17 from 7:00 - 9:00 as Reverend Tom Goldsmith hosts this discussion on bridging the cultural divide.  This is the third TedTalk and discussion in our series.  Even if you missed the first two, you will enjoy a lively discussion on one of the more sensitive issues of our day.

  • Building Your Own Theology

    Building Your Own Theology with Reverend Monica Dobbins begins this Wednesday, October 11 and runs every Wednesday evening  through November 15th at 6:30 - 8:30 in the Haven.  Childcare will be provided

  • "The Ego and the Web"

    Sermon given Sunday, October 1, 2017 by Reverend Tom Goldsmith

  • Announcements (October 2, 2017)

    Junior Singers!

    Rehearsals for the Junior Singers begin Next Week: October 1st. 10:15 - 10:45 a.m.  Choir Room. This is a fun way for our youngsters to learn more about music in a group setting and provide our congregation and Friends of the Church the blessing of their energetic and youthful voices. Attentive, engaged, focused and consistent attendance is required. Let these be your guide posts for your child joining the group. Age is limit to those 6-12 yrs. with working reading skills. Paren

  • It's Auction Time and This Year Promises to Be Outstanding!

    Buy Tickets or Sponsor the Auction

    When & Where: Saturday, November 4, 2017 at The Falls at Trolley Square; 580 South 600 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84102; South Building. Doors Open at 6pm.

    Why Attend? Attending First Church’s annual auction fundraiser offers so many wonderful experiences for everyone. First, it is a fabulous evening, complete with entertainment, incredible items in the silent and live auctions, and splendid food and drink. Secondly, it provides each of you the opportunity to d

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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 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. 

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