Covid-19 Info & Updates
UUS is currently in Phase 3 of our Covid-19 reopening plan. Services are multiplatform, with both in person and virtual participation.
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“Joy is hard,” writes one of the authors we’ll hear from today. Join Rev. Diana Smith and Dan Gall online or in-person at UUS as together we celebrate opening to joy.
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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
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
Community Partner Program
Each month we donate to different community partner organization. Learn more
Watch recent services
Practicing Gratitude Nov. 21, 2021
Loving All of Us - Nov. 14, 2021
Holding Our Beloveds - Oct. 31, 2021
- The Free Dental Clinic is our December Community Partner
The Dick Parrott Free Dental Clinic’s dentists, hygienists, and students volunteer to provide dental services to adults and children in our community without insurance. The Free Dental Clinic is a program coordinated by the Free Medical Clinic of Iowa City.
- December Newsletter Now Available
The December 2021 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.
- UUS Seeks AV Coordinator
UUS seeks a part time AV Coordinator to provide technical knowledge and maintenance for the Society’s various recording, streaming, sound, and video equipment; for coordinating the operation of said equipment, and providing general AV assistance as necessary for multiplatform Sunday morning services and occasional other special events. The AV Coordinator will be responsible for supervising and training AV Team volunteers Learn more
For many of us, the holiday season and ending of a year can be challenging. Join us at UUS on Tuesday, December 7th, at 7 pm for vespers as we hold space for ourselves and each other during this hard time of the year. There will be no online option for this service.View event details »
The UUS Board of Trustees holds a meeting, open to all members, at 7 pm on the third Wednesday of each month. Look for an agenda in the weekly email or on the website before the meeting. (Link to Join, Meeting ID 891 3256 0297, password 228948, or join by phone).View event details »
We will hold our semi-annual Congregational Meeting on Sunday, December 19th, at 11:15 am following the service. The meeting will be multi-platform, with in person participants in the UUS Sanctuary and virtual participants in the same Zoom meeting as the normal Sunday services (Join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 945 6258 4740, Passcode: 927789). The purpose of this meeting will be to vote: to formally elect one appointment to the Board of Trustees to complete the remainder of a term vacated…View event details »
You are invited to an evening of poetry, storytelling, and music to acknowledge the need for healing in Myanmar at 4 pm on Saturday, December 11th in the UUS Sanctuary. Ko Ko Lwin, whom the UU Society is sponsoring, will be our host and will share his experiences of leaving his family, friends, and employment as an environmental scientist to come here. We will light candles for those poets, artists, environmentalists and other activists persecuted by the military regime. All…View event details »
Join us at UUS or online for our special Christmas Eve family service with lessons, special music, and carols! The offering will benefit the Minister's Discretionary Fund.View event details »
Join us outdoors at UUS for a candlelight service of carols and readings. We'll be outdoors for this half hour service so dress warmly, wear a face mask, and be prepared to sing as loudly as you like as we make Christmas music together! There will be no online option for this service.View event details »