Our Unitarian Universalist Beliefs

As Unitarian Universalists, we believe in and encourage a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.


First Church is a welcoming congregation, and all who wish to explore what it means to be human are invited to join us!

Sunday Services

March 24, 2019  9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Closer to Fine”

Today’s Topic: In every hero’s journey, there is tension between the plan and reality, risk and reward. At the outset of a great journey, you know…

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Sunday Forum

March 24, 2019  10:10 am

“Core/El Centro: Natural Healing Center”

Today’s Topic: CORE El Centro’s Development Director, Pat Bogenschuetz, will talk about the not-for-profit natural healing center for underserved and low-income clients, offering a healthcare option to…

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Children & Youth

Religious Education

For Unitarian Universalists, religious education includes all of the ways that children, teens and adults grow toward their potential as compassionate, ethical and fulfilled human beings.

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Upcoming Events

Buddhist Study Group
March 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First and third Wednesday of the month.

Buddhist Study Group – Gathering Waters Sangha

We share interesting and friendly explorations of Buddhist teachings and ideas, followed by a period of meditation. Enjoy tea, cookies and fellowship after. All are… Get Details >

March 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

John Stano CD Release Celebration Concert


Join UU singer-songwriter John Stano in an evening of original acoustic music as we celebrate the release of his studio album “Digging Out in the… Get Details >

Featured News

Reflections on Teaching Black People Matter

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice

When our Religious Education Coordinator Cami Thomas asked me to help with teaching Black People Matter this winter, I was thrilled to step-up. As the… Read More >

Taking Time to Walk the Walk

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice

Within social justice circles, the dilemma of “talking the talk” versus “walking the walk” is often brought up. I often find myself hosting this internal… Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions: People of Trust

All News & Views, Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

When I was a child, I loved watching the movie Sound of Music. My parents bought the album and we enjoyed singing along. The album… Read More >