Shared Interest Groups

First Unitarian offers numerous small group opportunities


Young Adult Group (18-35)
For more info about FUS young adult programming or to request childcare in advance, please contact Ministerial Intern . On hiatus for summer.

Men’s Support Groups
Our committed circles of support for male-identified FUS members and friends are off to a great start and are welcoming new participants. Come to a space where men can talk about what’s really going on for them. These groups are being coordinated by FUS member Dave Leussler. Contact  to get on the email list.

Dementia Caregivers Support Group
Third Tuesdays, July 18, 10:30-11:30 am, Senior High Room

Women’s Awareness Group
Monday, July 10, 6:30 pm at the home of Shirlee Scott; her daughter, Kim Buell, is the cohost. We will gather for a potluck supper, followed by check-ins and a discussion of “Good books for summer reading.” FUS women are invited to attend. Please  to RSVP.

GPS: Navigating through life together.
Wednesday, July 12, 7-8:30 pm in the Frank Lloyd Wright Room. The purpose of GPS is to create a safe space to have meaningful conversations, share and learn from each other, and develop deeper relationships within the FUS community. The group is free and open to all who identify as women. Email  for more info.

Knitting Group
Second & Fourth Wednesdays, July 12 & 262-3:30 pm in the Library. Bring your knitting project and enjoy the conversation! For more information, please .

Movies and Conversation
Last Friday of the month. Join fellow members and friends for a movie during the late afternoon and then a discussion of the movie and current events at a nearby restaurant. Typically we choose a movie playing at a Landmark theater (Uptown, Lagoon or Edina). This is an excellent opportunity to socialize with FUS people and view a meaningful film followed by robust conversation. All outings will be will be announced on the Exchange prior to the event. For more information, contact  or .

Monthly Game Night
This family-friendly, intergenerational event takes place at the Society the first Saturday of each month.  We play a range of games such as Machi Koro, Settlers of Catan, Legendary, and many more! This monthly game night is free and open to all ages. Please contact Molly Illes at 612-227-8864 or by for more information or just plan to attend the next game night!

Crafts & Hobbies Group
Bring along your favorite craft and enjoy some treats and fun discussions. Join us every fourth Friday, normally 7:00-9:00pm in the Heritage Room. Please email for more info.


Congregational Care

FUS Jobs & Networking Group, Sunday, July 16 at noon: Anyone interested in attaining a new job or in assisting others to do so is invited. For more information, please contact FUS member .

Caring Team monthly meeting. A core group of dedicated volunteers who make home visits and provide other help gets together once a month on a weekday. If you are looking to get more involved in Congregational Care, this might be a great step for you. Contact  to learn more.
Complimentary Valet Service is available upon request. Please call the FUS office at 612-377-6608 by Thursday if you would like valet service on Sunday morning.

Unitarian Universalist connections

Camp UniStar
A few weeks are open for this beautiful Unitarian Universalist camp on a wooded island in northern Minnesota. Click here to learn more about the weekly programs and registration.

Twin Cities Unitarian Universalists of Color
The People of Color Circle at First Universalist Church is reaching out to Twin Cities congregations to foster greater connections among UUs of color. If you are a person of color interested in learning more, please contact .