• 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

  • Service and Children's Programs Every Sunday September 7, 2014 - May 17, 2015
    – 10:30 AM


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



Sunday, November 2

Christian Opposition to Measure 1

Camille Grothier


Camille Grothier, a member and lay worship leader from the United Church of Christ in Bismarck, shares her thoughts about why Measure 1 should be defeated.



Sunday, November 9

This I Believe – Youth Style

Owen Piehl, Nola Demars and Quinn Hathaway


As UUs, we hold a belief in 7 Principles and the sentiment that what we do while here on Earth matters. Today, we will spin this popular service format a bit differently and hear three young people who have grown together in our church Religious Education Program, share their thoughts on spirituality and how they live our UU principles.



Sunday, November 16


Liz and Jean Anderson


At this time of year we often think of gratitude and what, in our lives, we can be grateful for. Liz and Jean Anderson will share their spirituality of gratitude.



Sunday, November 23

Down Memoir Lane

Betty Mills, Dean Conrad and Sherry Mills-Moore


What is the role of history, our own, in the religious experience of today in this Unitarian Universalist Fellowship? Betty Mills, a charter member, and Dean Conrad and Sherry Mills Moore, charter children, will recall some of the stories from our past in search of that relevance.



Sunday, November 30

Thanksgiving Myths and Truths

Sandra Bercier


Sandra Bercier, Training Director at the Native American Institute, will share a different perspective of Thanksgiving.

Sandra is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and was born and raised on the Turtle Mountain Reservation. She has a BA in Social Work from the University of Mary and her MBA from Gonzaga University. Sandra also does extensive volunteer work in the field of Domestic Violence.

















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Upcoming Events



UU Women's Lunch at Minerva's!
12:00 PM
All are welcome to join women of like minds for good food, good conversation and easy parking.


Dessert Social
Join the congregation after the Annual Meeting for a farewell dessert reception for the Hathaway family as they leave North Dakota!
BisMan UU Annual Business Meeting
11:45 AM
11:45 AM:
Light lunch preceding meeting
Childcare Available

12:00 N:
Annual Meeting Agenda Includes:
Discussion and passage of a 2015 budget
Election of Trustees

Following Adjournment:
Dessert Reception for the Hathaway Family as they leave North Dakota


Thanksgiving Potluck
5:00 PM
Will be provided: The roasted turkey and one pumpkin pie from Ann and Mike Knudson.

Add your favorite Thanksgiving food or beverage to this bountiful festival.

If you have visiting relatives, bundle them up and bring them along.

Please sign up on the “Turkey Day” clip board to be found on the lobby counter.


Thanksgiving Leftovers Potluck
11:30 AM
Bring your left-overs and your remaining weekend guests. Barrett Solberg’s parents, who are life-long UUs from Chicago, will be there, and we’ll have some fun, interesting conversations.
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