Covid-19 Info & Updates

Services are multiplatform (with both in-person and virtual participation available). Masks are required inside when in shared spaces. Masks are not required for small/medium groups who have come to a covenantal agreement. Click to learn more about our Gathering Plan and the overall UUS COVID response. Read more »

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The Power of And

The news is full of baffling, despondent, and downright horrifying stories. It can be easy to feel helpless and hopeless. Join us online or in person for a Sunday service led by UUS member Brenda Linley, a radical optimist who embraces the world, warts and all; while maintaining a positive outlook and belief that the good outweighs the bad.

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Community Partner Program

Each month we donate to different community partner organization. Learn more

  • The Inside Out Reentry Community is our July Community PartnerThe Inside Out Reentry Community is our July Community Partner
    Inside Out’s mission is to support people involved in the criminal legal system and to educate the public to promote healing, restore relationships, and reduce recidivism. Inside Out works with individuals incarcerated throughout Iowa and provides additional assistance to those returning to Johnson County after release, operating a drop-in Resource Center and offering weekly meetings ...

Black Lives Matter

We support the Black Lives Matter movement and are actively examining our own beliefs and actions to become more effective anti-racists. Learn more

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You Are Valued Here

UUS has long been a safe and supportive home for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Learn more

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  • July Newsletter Now Available

    The June issue of the UUS News is now available. Download it here (PDF), or find it and past issues on our website. Hard copies will be mailed to subscribers.

  • Read the 2021/2022 Annual Report

    Learn more about the programs, activities, and outreach our UUS congregation has undertaken this past year! Read the 2021/2022 Annual Report here (PDF) or browse our archive of past issues.

Featured Events

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Men’s Sunday Social

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Two Dogs Pub, 1705 S 1st Ave
Iowa City, IA
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UUS adult men are invited to gather together on the first Sunday of most months from 6 to 8 pm to socialize in a casual setting at 2dogs pub in Iowa City (1705 S 1st Ave). Send questions to Nik Jakob at

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UU Buddhist Sangha

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The UUS Buddhist Sangha is a community of people who gather weekly for silent meditation and discussion of contemporary Buddhist teachings. We meet via Zoom on Mondays, from 7 to 8:30 pm, with social time before the meeting at 6:45. Diversity of view is welcome as a foundation for collective wisdom. Our mutual support promotes clarity, compassion and ethical behavior through the practice of mindfulness. To find out more, contact Cindy Spading ( While you can join in Zoom with…

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Lectio Divina with Poetry

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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One event on July 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Lectio Divina is a practice of reading a text in a way that allows you to meditatively enter into a deeper understanding of the text, what is happening in your emotional, mental, or spiritual life, and reflect on where or what you might be called to do in your life in the coming day(s) or week(s). Rev. Diana is leading a multiplatform group (in person and on Zoom) to practice Lectio Divina with poetry this summer. This is a drop-in/come…

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CUUPs Lunations

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 16, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 16, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on June 14, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on August 11, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on September 10, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 9, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 8, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2022 at 8:00 pm

"What if for each moon cycle you practiced thinking, feeling, knowing like something else?" - Sophie Strand The UU Covenant of UU Pagans (CUUPs) invites you to join us each lunar cycle to choose a being, an animal, plant, or landscape feature to come into greater contact with.  Your being for the lunar cycle can be the same as or different from other participants.  (Inspired by Sophie Strand) This online gathering is a combination of discussion, sharing, and learning magical…

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