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

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

 

 

Sunday, September 7

To Search in Community, or to Teach the Fragile Art of Hospitality

Betty Mills

 

A welcome back to a new church year with some thoughts and  questions about what brings us here and why it matters.

 

Betty is a charter member of our Fellowship, and has served on both the Prairie Star District Board (now MidAmerica) and national UUA Board.

 

Sunday, September 14

Is Courage an Ordinary Act?

Dr. Larry Skogen

 

Courageous men and women populate our history. Are their heroic acts extraordinary or ordinary?

 

Dr Skogen is the Interim Chancellor of the North Dakota University System

 

Sunday, September 21

The (Weakening) Wall of Separation Between Church and State

Clay Jenkinson

 

Thanks to misunderstandings of the Constitution of the United Sates and the First Amendment, an increasing number of Americans believe that religion has a rightful and essential place in the public square. Clay will provide a brief historical background to the doctrine of Separation, and discuss the threat to this essential American freedom.

 

Clay Jenkinson is the Theodore Roosevelt Center Scholar at DSC and Distinguished Scholar of Humanities at BSC.

 

Sunday, September 28

Family Matters—Who Decides?

Becky Podol Matthews

 

Our 2nd Unitarian Universalist principle calls us to honor justice, equity and compassion in human relations. Becky Podol Matthews will reflect on how Measure 1 (on the November ballot) could have compromised her family's options and decisions in the midst of very difficult and personal circumstances.

 

Becky Matthews is currently on the Board of Directors for the ND Women's Network, active with ND Against Measure 1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

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Our Whole Lives (OWL) Instruction
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
In partnership with United Church of Christ (UCC), we are proud to offer OWL sexual health and behavior instruction for 4-6th graders. This is a six-week program and will be held at UCC, 1200 E. Highland Ave. in Bismarck. For more information about OWL, click the link below.
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People Place Program (PPP) Gathering
12:00 PM
Welcome back to the new church year and to our new and improved PPP schedule! We've changed our PPP day and time to every third SUNDAY following service at 12:00 N. Light lunch and childcare provided. Please RSVP your attendance by emailing the church: office@bismanuu.org.
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Our Whole Lives (OWL) Instruction
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
In partnership with United Church of Christ (UCC), we are proud to offer OWL sexual health and behavior instruction for 4-6th graders. This is a six-week program and will be held at UCC, 1200 E. Highland Ave. in Bismarck. For more information about OWL, click the link below.
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