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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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Announcements

  • 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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UUS Garage Sale

April 29 - May 1
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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UUS is joining the Coralville community in a city-wide garage sale weekend. Stop by UUS the last weekend in April to find some great deals donated by our congregation! The UUS garage sale will be open: Friday, April 29th, from 3 to 7 pm Saturday, April 30th, from 8 am to 4 pm Sunday, May 1st, from 12 to 2 pm (everything half off!) Come shop and invite your friends! Volunteer! Follow the link here to sign up to volunteer anytime…

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Latin Jazz Concert

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Join us at 4 pm on Saturday, April 30th, for a festive concert with Panamanian singer/percussionist Ed East, one of the most reputable Latin musicians in Iowa. This authentic Latin Jazz performance features three musicians from Latin America, joined by a bass player from the Jazz Department at the University of Iowa. The concert will be held in the UUS Sanctuary at 4 pm. This event is part of the UUS Music Outreach Program series, and is free and open…

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Building a Culture of Inclusion: 8th Principle Workshop

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a highly interactive Zoom workshop on Saturday May 7th, from 1 to 4:30 pm to learn more about the proposed 8th Principle on dismantling racism and oppression. UUS will vote on the proposed 8th Principle at our May 22nd congregational meeting, and there is no better opportunity than this to learn what it would mean for us to say “yes” to what this Principle calls us to do. This workshop is for you if you are wondering……

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CUUPs Flower Moon Lunations

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 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) May: Flower Moon Lunation New moon: April 30 First Quarter: May 8…

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UUS Presents: The Iowa City Flute Choir

June 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Join us on Saturday, June 4th, for a concert by the Iowa City Flute Choir, a semi-professional community music ensemble made up of local professionals and adult amateurs in Iowa City and the surrounding areas. The flute choir is inclusive and open to the community, welcoming fellow flute players regardless of past musical experience. Their instruments range from piccolo to contra bass flute and they enjoy demonstrating these different instruments during the performance. They enjoy exploring and performing music created…

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Iowa City Flute Choir

June 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Join us on Saturday, June 4th, for a concert by the Iowa City Flute Choir, a semi-professional community music ensemble made up of local professionals and adult amateurs in Iowa City and the surrounding areas. The flute choir is inclusive and open to the community, welcoming fellow flute players regardless of past musical experience. Their instruments range from piccolo to contra bass flute and they enjoy demonstrating these different instruments during the performance. They enjoy exploring and performing music created…

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Refugee Benefit Concert

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Faith United Church of Christ, 1609 Deforest Avenue
Iowa City, IA
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Grab your honey, friend, or both, and come on over to a Benefit Concert for the Azizi family! The Azizi's are the Afghan family that UUS is helping sponsor. The music, starring Andy Mossman and Kathy Mossman as well as the singing duo O’Keith and McFiddle, starts at 7 pm. Enjoy the desserts, beverages, and the silent auction in addition to the fine camaraderie. A free will offering will be collected at the door.

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Welcome Nic Kaplan- With Wheels!

June 12 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Join us outside UUS from 11:15 to 12:30 pm as we welcome our new Director of Lifespan Religious Education, Nic Kaplan, along with their spouse and 8- and 4-year old children! All are welcome to bring whatever wheeled fun you wish! A portion of the paved area surrounding UUS will be blocked off so we can all enjoy tricycles, scooters, bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, wheelchairs, unicycles, hoverboards—oh my! We will provide frozen treats (dairy-free, gluten-free) along with some…

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CUUPs Lunations

June 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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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Lectio Divina with Poetry

June 15 @ 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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