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(Virtual Service) Compassion is the New Radicalism

In Eastern thought three poisons are named: Greed, Anger and Misperception; all three lead to individual and collective suffering. The antidote to suffering is compassion. To celebrate the environmental work of the United Nations, the Green Sanctuary Team invites Dr. Uday’s reflections on how the environmental crisis can be addressed by cultivating and practicing compassion towards the planet and all sentient beings. Click the service title or “Read more” for the link to the video stream. Read more »

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Writing Meditation Class (Session 1 of 4)

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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First of a four-session class, Thursday evenings in February. Community Minister Lois Cole will guide participants in discovering how spontaneous writing can bring insight, creativity, and well-being. Each session will introduce a topic, writing prompts, and techniques. No previous writing experience needed. Registration required.

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Knitting Group

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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All knitters are invited to the semi-regular knitting group in the Conference Room. Bring yarn you want to share along with any projects, especially those you might need help with.

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“The Negro Artist” Spoken Word Perfomance

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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The UUS Racial Justice Study/Action Team invites you to an evening of spoken-word performance with "The Negro Artist," Caleb Rainey. Free-will donations from the show will benefit Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County.

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Dances of Universal Peace

March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Participants will gather in Fellowship Hall 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.

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Vegetarian Community “Plantluck”

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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The UU Vegetarian Community is hosting a “plantluck” in Fellowship Hall. Please bring a favorite vegan dish for 8-10 servings and your own reusable/recyclable table service and beverage. Everyone is welcome.

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Common Read Discussion

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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This year's UUA Common Read is "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States," along with a version adapted for young people. Two discussion times are available on Mar. 24 and 25. If you are not familiar this history, it is recommended that you read the young people's adaption. Reading either will allow you take part in the conversation. Both books are available for purchase

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Common Read Discussion

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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This year's UUA Common Read is "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States," along with a version adapted for young people. Two discussion times are available on Mar. 24 and 25. If you are not familiar this history, it is recommended that you read the young people's adaption. Reading either will allow you take part in the conversation. Both books are available for purchase

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Caleb “The Negro Artist” Rainey Performance & Book Discussion

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Caleb Rainey, known as "The Negro Artist," will provide a spoken word performance over Zoom, followed by discussion of his book of poetry, "Look Black Boy," and other topics. Copies of his book are available in the UUS entryway, suggested donation $15.

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Intro to Labyrinth Class

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Join Virginia Melroy on Tuesdays, Oct 6 and Oct. 20, from 7 to 8 pm, for a virtual two-session class on walking the labyrinth. In the first session, she will give an introduction to labyrinths and their history, along with some guidance for walking the labyrinth as a spiritual practice. You will then be invited to walk the labyrinth at UUS yourself, on your own time, and share your reflections and ask more questions in the second session. Registration required.

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Visitor Breakout Room after Sunday Services

November 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Visitors, potential new members, or any others that would like to ask questions and have conversation about Unitarian Universalism or our UU Society here in the Iowa City and Coralville area, are invited to a separate breakout room after our virtual services on Sundays. Just let the Zoom host know that you want to attend the visitor session either by sending a chat message, or remaining in the main room after the service is over to tell them you want to go to the Visitor Breakout Room.

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