• We believe in the inherent worth and dignity of every person
  • We believe in justice, equity and compassion in human relations
  • We believe in acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations
  • We believe in a free and responsible search for truth and meaning
  • We believe in the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large
  • We believe in the goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all
  • We believe in respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part

Thank you for visiting the Bismarck-Mandan Unitarian Universalist Congregation website!  We are a fellowship of free minds, welcoming all--a beacon of enlightenment and sanctuary.  We come from a variety of religious and secular backgrounds, hold a wide range of evolving beliefs, and come together seeking to build a better self, community, and world.

If you are seeking an inspirational religious home, please consider joining us as a guest at an upcoming service. When you visit, you will find:

  • A vibrant and caring community
  • Connection to our dynamic congregants dedicated to acceptance, justice and love
  • Services that are intellectually and spiritually grounded in meaningful purpose
  • A vital religious education program which helps our children develop their spiritual curiosity and awaken their soul to our liberal faith community and wider world with love and purpose

We look forward to your visit!

Contact Us

Bismarck-Mandan Unitarian Universalist Congregation
P.O. Box 297
818 E. Divide Avenue
Bismarck, North Dakota 58502
Telephone: 701-223-6788

Regular Schedule

Sunday
  • Sunday Services and Children's Programs begin at 10:30 AM - YEAR ROUND**
  • **No service on Memorial Day or Labor Day Weekend Sundays
  • Fellowship with Coffee Immediately Follows Sunday Service

Announcements

Sunday Services Schedule

Welcome to the Bismarck Mandan Unitarian Universalist Fellowship & Church!
A Welcoming Congregation

Church is a place where you get to practice
what it
means to be human. ~James Luther Adams

 

The BisMan UU announces three months of Wednesday evening services called

"World Wide Wisdom"

March - May at 7:00 pm.

See page 2 of our March newsletter for details, click HERE:

 

Sunday, April 6

SPIRIT AND NATURE OF TRAVEL

Valerie Naylor

 

"Certainly travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." - Miriam Beard

 

Valerie Naylor is a long-time Unitarian and Vagabond who will share ideas about the spirituality of rambling around. She hasn't been everywhere, but everywhere is on her list.

 

Sunday, April 13

HOLE-Y EDUCATION

Liz Anderson

 

Are we, as UU parents, limiting our children’s knowledge of the world? A humanist’s perspective on the importance of learning Judeo-Christian stories.

 

Liz, a member of our UU, after three years as a religious education teacher, currently serves with the People Area or our “People Place & Program structure”.

 

Sunday, April 20

EASTER BRUNCH

 

Join us for our celebration of our Earth and heritage! We'll enjoy a delectable Easter Brunch and reflect on the blessings of this season of light and growth and hope.

 

The UU Traditional Easter Brunch will be followed by a celebration of the season in words and music. Our UU chefs prepare the tasty pancake, egg, fruit & sausage meal. There is a free-will offering. Your relatives and friends are welcome.

 

*There is no children’s Sunday school today, however children are encouraged to join their families for the celebration and brunch!*

 

Sunday, April 27

LESSONS LEARNED

Dina Butcher

 

Dina will explore lessons she learned from her family’s November 1939 flight from Germany on the last freighter out of Rotterdam that led her to chairing North Dakotans Against Measure 1”

 

A former ND Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture, Dina is now VP of WT Butcher & Associates, a private investigative firm. Her greatest joy however, is being “Moma” to her five grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

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WED
Our Place in History Video Series
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
The video series "A Long Strange Trip" offers a fascinating and very accessible six part overview of religious history and thought. We will show the series beginning Wednesday February 12 and continuing every other Wednesday. Sessions will begin at 7 p.m. at the church and conclude by 8:30. If you have questions, please contact Janis Cheney at jcheney@bis.midco.net or contact the church office. Pre-registration is not required. Click on the link below for more information about the video series.
World Wide Wisdom
7:00 PM
The first week of every month will feature Atheism/Humanism; the second week will feature Eastern Religions/Buddhism; the third week will feature Judaism, Islam and Christianity (the Big Three); the fourth week will feature Earth-Based religions. Each service will have a facilitator who will present a topic and series of questions to consider. We will break in to small groups to consider these topics and questions. This will not be a lecture series, but rather an opportunity to discuss and explore concepts together.
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SAT
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TUE
APR

30

WED
World Wide Wisdom
7:00 PM
The first week of every month will feature Atheism/Humanism; the second week will feature Eastern Religions/Buddhism; the third week will feature Judaism, Islam and Christianity (the Big Three); the fourth week will feature Earth-Based religions. Each service will have a facilitator who will present a topic and series of questions to consider. We will break in to small groups to consider these topics and questions. This will not be a lecture series, but rather an opportunity to discuss and explore concepts together.
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