The Bismarck-Mandan UUs are a diverse group, dedicated to community, love, and purpose, committed to transforming ourselves and changing the world.

Please join us at an upcoming service or event! You will find:

  • A vibrant, caring, and accepting community
  • Deep commitment to social justice
  • Services that are spiritually, artistically, and intellectually grounded
  • A vital religious education program which helps our children and youth develop their spiritual curiosity, love, and purpose in the wider world.

We look forward to your visit!

Contact Us

Bismarck-Mandan Unitarian Universalist Congregation
818 E. Divide Avenue
Mail: P.O. Box 297
Bismarck, North Dakota 58502
Map  •   Directions
Phone 701-223-6788

Regular Schedule

Office Hours
  • Office Administrator: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM,  Monday - Friday

  • 1st Service
    – 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Treats, Coffee and Conversation
    – 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • 2nd Service
    – 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
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  • Sunday Services

    We offer two Sunday Services: 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM with time to visit and have snacks in between. See below for details on upcoming service. 

    During our 10:30 AM service, children ages 0-9 participate in quality Religious Education activities that teach UU values. Youth ages 10+ participate in the entire Sunday service and attend our Heartbeats intercultural youth group on Wednesday nights. All are welcome! Teens (8-12th grades) are invited to participate in teen-centered RE with wonderful mentors each Sunday during the 10:30 AM service. Teens and mentors will attend the first portion of each Sunday service — and then gather in the library.


  • Belonging in a Covenantal Faith

    Sunday, October 27th 

    with Rev. Elizabeth Sollie

    We are a big tent religion, which affords us the opportunity to wrestle with belonging in big ways.

  • Day of Remembrance

    Sunday, November 3rd

    with Rev. Elizabeth Sollie

    Many cultures honor and remember their dead at this time of year. Today we will remember our beloveds. You are invited to bring a copy of a photo and/or a flower for a shared alter.


  • Local UU Related Events

  • Heartbeats Kick Off!



    Wednesday, October 23rd  6:30-8:00pm

    Teens and adults are invited to join us for Heartbeats. We will decide what we want this year to look like. Bring your ideas!


  • Book Discussion

    An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States. The discussion will be richer if you can come to every session, but it is not required. To purchase a book and register, see Marcy in the office (701-223-6788). We will meet immediately after second service —sanctuary.

    Oct. 27, Chpts. 1-2

    Nov. 10, Chpts. 3-5

    Nov. 24, Chpts.6-8

    Dec. 8, Chpts.9-11


  • RESCHEDULED - Quarterly Meeting

    Sunday, October 27th 

    Between services

    Hear from the Board of Trustees and the Interim Minister about goings on and plans for the future.


  • ND Human Rights Film Festival

    November 1st and 2nd

    North Dakota Heritage Centernd and State Museum

    The Friday evening session starts at 6:55p and includes two NoDAPL related films and a Conversation with Leoyla Cowboy and Liz Loos.

    Saturday night will include Jim Kambeitz and Karen Van Fossan's short film "The Clean-Up Story that Didn't Make the News” at 8:30pm.


  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    LIHEAP helps pay part of the heating bills (meter read dates/deliveries) from October through May for the home you live in if:

    • You are a home owner or renter and you pay your own heat bills.
    • Your rent payment includes your cost of heat and you are not receiving housing assistance.

    Applications are accepted at the county social service office from October 1 through May 31 or until program funds are used up, whichever comes first.

    Please contact Ronya at Community Options of Bismarck with any questions - 701-223-2417, ext 150


  • Little Free Pantry

    Donations of non-perishable items are needed and greatly appreciated! Please drop off food supplies at Sunday services, by the front door of the UU during the week, or directly in the Pantry anytime. If you are hungry and in need of food, we hope you will take what you need. Thank you!

  October 2019  

Upcoming Events



Board of Trustees Meeting
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM


UU Folk Choir Practice
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM




UU Folk Choir Practice
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM


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