Covid-19 Info & Updates

UUS is currently in Phase 2 of our Covid-19 reopening plan. Services are virtual, with only the worship leaders present at UUS. Small groups may meet wearing masks either at UUS or off-site.

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Spirited Sunday: Tai Chi

Join us online for this month’s Spirited Sunday, our monthly all-ages alternative service engaging with spiritual practices and meaningful play.

Lori Enloe will lead us as we explore the mindbody practice of Tai Chi and Qigong for all ages and discover how we can play with these practices in our daily lives to reduce stress and improve health and well being. Sitting and standing adaptations will be provided.

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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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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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Community Partner Program

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

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Announcements

  • UUS Seeks Director of Religious Lifespan Education

    We are looking for experienced candidates to fill our Director of Lifespan Religious Education (DLRE) position. The DLRE has primary responsibility for developing and implementing spiritual and faith development programming for children, youth, adults, and families. Click to read the full job description.

  • January 5th Sunday Offering to Benefit the Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund

    When a month has five Sundays, the Social Justice Team identifies a special need to support with the extra week of offerings. On January 9th, the 5th Sunday offering will support the families in Kentucky that were impacted by the recent tornados. Donations will provide relief for families most in need through the Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund. Donate Learn more

  • Abbe Center for Community Mental Health Logo Abbe Mental Health Center is our January Community Partner

    The Abbe Center for Community Mental Health coordinates licensed professionals who work as a team to provide diagnostic and treatment services. Team members include psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and peer support specialists. 

  • January Newsletter Now Available

    The January 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.

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Drawdown Solutions Workshop

November 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 16, 2021

he Green Sanctuary Team invites you to a workshop called Drawdown Solutions: Getting into Action, which will delve into climate justice in depth. This workshop will be offered to all Iowans virtually, in collaboration with the Iowa UU Witness and Advocacy Network. It centers on developing a personal focus/action on climate justice. Click for information on how to register.

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Celebrate Diwali at UUS

November 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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At 7 pm on Saturday, November 20th, we will welcome Dr. Shuvendu Das to lead a program and celebration of Diwali. Diwali, or Divali or Deepawali or Deepavali, is originated from the Sanskrit word “Dīpāvali” meaning "row or series of lights." It is a Festival of Lights. It symbolizes the victory of light over the darkness. It is one of the major festivals in India and it is celebrated over 5 days by many people in India. It is now…

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Treats & Talents Auction

December 3, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for Mystery, Magic and Fun-raising! One of our UU Society’s most enjoyable ways of connecting is our annual Treats and Talents Auction. Many members and friends of UUS donate new or gently used or handmade items, as well as creative events and services to bring people together. Once again, this year’s annual Treats and Talents Auction is fully online and via Zoom, but you'll still want to join in with all the fun we have planned! Silent Auction…

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“Hold a Stillness” Vesper Service

December 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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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.

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Solstice Celebration

December 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Join the Owl Moon Covenant of UU Pagans (CUUPS), Rev. Diana Smith, and DLRE Marsha Thrall for a special candlelit solstice walk with activity stations on Saturday, December 18th, from 4 to 7 pm. There will be an option to walk through the woods and a more accessible option around the UUS building. There will be no online option for this celebration. All participants over the age of 2 must wear masks when close to others outside of their pod…

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December Congregational Meeting

December 19, 2021 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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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…

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Healing for Myanmar

December 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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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…

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Christmas Eve Family Service

December 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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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, which provides financial help for members and friends of the congregation and people in the community when a need or emergency arises. Offering donations can be given online (https://onrealm.org/uusic/give/MDF) or mailed to the office. (Write checks to UUS, with MDF on the memo line.) Order of Service (PDF) Join Zoom Meeting (Meeting ID:…

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Christmas Eve Outdoor Candlelight Service

December 24, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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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.

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Board Meeting

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 7 times

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).

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