First UU Columbus

A Welcoming Congregation


Winter Weather Information

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If a decision is made to cancel or postpone meetings, events or church services due to inclement weather, this will be communicated here and through our church-wide email list. Cancellation decisions are dictated both by the timing and severity of weather conditions. We will close for City of Columbus Level 2 weather emergencies.  Most often, however, the church will be open for services as planned regardless of the weather.

If you are cancelling a meeting, let your folks know as soon as possible and email to let us know.

We encourage you to be safe and to use your best judgement when deciding whether or not to come to church services or activities during extreme winter weather events.


Saturday, January 19, 2019


First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus is a place where people on a variety of spiritual paths come together to grow in religious depth.

Our congregation lifts up our lives within community so that we may feel ourselves more deeply rooted and connected to our earth and the wider circle of beings.  We are empowered by our commitments to greater loving, wider justice and deeper happiness.

Please join us as we create community, grow in spirituality, practice charity and work for social justice. We welcome you in your struggles, your doubts and your dreams.



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Mid Year Meeting January 27th

Mid-Year Congregational Meeting Notice:

Sunday, January 27th at 12:30 (quorum needed)

We will vote on the proposed change to our Constitution (see below).  Light refreshments/snacks provided in Fellowship hall before the meeting.  Hope to see you there!

Seth Kraut, Board Chair 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment

At the request of the Nominating Committee, the Board of Trustees proposes that the term of office for our Moderator be changed from one year to two years, which aligns with current practice of each moderator filling the position for two years.

Current Constitution showing changes in markup [pdf]



Elevator Speeches from First UU members

For many years, I attended services at the First UU Church.  I was attracted to their message because it was one of inclusion, everyone is welcome and everyone is part of the UU family. They make no judgments.  I was so impressed by the knowledge I gained about many other religions.  The church encourages understanding of other beliefs and some services actually draw from other faiths.  I am also drawn to the church because its members don't just talk about injustice in the world, they actually form social action groups who pursue justice.  When the First UU church established an Animal Ministry, I immediately joined because they had found my passion.
Karen Squires