So many memories are made around holiday tables. We will gather as a multigenerational community and make a ritual of setting the Thanksgiving table, inviting all of us to consider the many places where we slow down and appreciate the gifts of life and to give thanks.
Community Partner Support
Sunday service cash offerings and designated checks are donated each week to a community organization. Learn more
Community partner this month
- Shelter House is our October Community Partner Shelter House provides safe shelter and helps people improve the quality of their lives as they move beyond homelessness. In addition to providing emergency housing, the organization helps locate permanent housing and provides employment and mental health services.
Participants gather in the RE Commons at 3 pm for chanting and simple folk dance movements honoring various religious traditions. These prayerful, heart-opening dances create a sense of inner peace and foster connections between people. No experience is needed. All are welcome to attend.View event details »
UUS and the Extend the Dream Foundation will host a fundraiser for Uptown Bill’s, the Iowa City coffeehouse, used bookstore, and gathering place that strives to nurture and encourage individuals with disabilities. Folksinger-songwriter and frequent “A Prairie Home Companion” guest Dave Moore will headline the concert, along with Al Murphy and his wife, Aleta, and “Pennies on the Rail. Tickets can be bought at the door for a suggested $20, and Uptown Bill's famous shakes will be available for purchase.View event details »
- Newcomers invited to Inquirer Sessions after services
Newcomers and visitors are invited to attend an Inquirer Session after Sunday service. Topics rotate each week and allow you to learn more Unitarian Universalism and opportunities to get involved in groups and activities. Sessions begin at 10:30 in the conference room. … Read more