We gather together to...
- Search for truth and meaning,
- Connect in beloved community,
- Stand together On the Side of Love
The Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and is a liberal religious community dedicated to promoting the ongoing search for truth and meaning, and to affirming the inherent worth and dignity of everyone.
Please join us for 4:00 pm Sunday Worship Services and other activities at 309 N. Garfield Ave. in Pocatello, ID.
Join Us for a Weekly Get-Together at Elmer's!
Held on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Sundays of every month at 4:00 pm
See our "News & Events" page for more information about the services.
February 18: Why here, why now? with Pastor Jenny
Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship originated in a vision or dream shared by its founders. Let’s talk about the dream as it manifested into ministry. What does this Fellowship represent in Pocatello, in Bannock County, in Idaho? Stick around for a potluck dinner afterwards.
Join us for a Potluck Dinner or "Linger Longer" reception after every service. Check out the "Newcomers" page for additional information that you may find helpful.
RELIGIOUS EXPLORATION (RE)
Meetings on the 2nd & 4th Sundays at 4:00-5:30 pm at the Church Building, open to teens and adult
February 25: What is Full Week Faith? with Pastor Jenny
Pastor Jenny will introduce the group to this Religious Exploration program. While it originates from an effort to reach families with children, much of the material may be of interest to youth and adults, and single friends or members of any age. Since Full Week Faith debuted in our Fellowship in December, some have wondered what it is, how to get it, and why do we have it? Pastor Jenny hopes to answer these questions and even brainstorm on ways to improve this very new approach to Religious Exploration.
March 11: Mithraism with Jeffry Shelton
The ancient Roman Mystery Cult Mithraism was a religion practiced in the Roman Empire from the 1st to 3nd centuries A.D. chiefly by soldiers. Although some of the ritual practices of the cult are known, the beliefs of the cult were and are largely mysterious. Clues to what Mithraists believed have been found in the iconography of their temples. Jeff will inform us of what is presently believed about Mithraism.
All are welcome to join in Religious Exploration, regardless of religious belief or church membership. RE sessions cover discussions of various short articles of topics covering religion, spirituality, or social justice. All RE sessions are on the second and fourth Sundays. Come to the church at 4 pm to join us for stimulating conversation and new learning experiences. Articles, whenever possible, will be distributed prior to the session via email or discussion. Or check the "News & Events" page for current information.
CHILDREN'S RELIGIOUS EXPLORATION (CRE)
For more information go to the "Children & Youth" page.
PUUF is a Welcoming Congregation!
After several years of hard work, PUUF has been officially recognized by the UUA as a Welcoming Congregation since 2011. PUUF membership is open to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning (LGBTQ) people, and to anyone else, regardless of religious background or ethnicity. See the "About Us" page for more details.
[September thru May] Contra Dances meet on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 7:30-10:30 pm in Pilgrim Hall (gymnasium of the UCC building). There’s always a live band and lots of fun. Singles and families are welcome. Donation of $6 per dancer is requested, but pay as you can. Call Don Allen at (208) 220-1736 or Kristi Austin at (208) 523-3847 for more information. See our "News & Events" page for updates.
PUUF Offerings help other organizations
Pocatello Unitarian Universalist Fellowship contributes 100% of Sunday worship service offertory plates to local organizations that help others and to organizations that are concerned with our environment. Recent contributions have gone to Aid For Friends, The Idaho Foodbank, Family Services Alliance, Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust, Pocatello Free Clinic, All Under One Roof, 2Great4Hate, Road to Recovery, Ryan's Rainbow Connection, Native Aspirations Program, Breaking Boundaries, and Bright Tomorrows Child Advocacy Center.