Everyone is influenced by their childhoods. It shapes how we view ourselves even if one’s grown-up life is very different from their younger life. This service will look at how a person who has never even been arrested can connect to those who have committed felonies and served time in prison.
Community Partner Support
Sunday service cash offerings and designated checks are donated each week to a community organization. Learn more
Community partner this month
- Table to Table is our July Community Partner Table to Table keeps wholesome, edible food from going to waste by collecting it from donors and distributing to those in need through agencies that serve the hungry, homeless and at-risk populations.
Don’t miss this monthly chance to get out of the kitchen and get to know each other a little better! This month we'll be enjoying spaghetti and meatballs with meat, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. RSVPs appreciated: bit.ly/Feb19CommunityMeal.View event details »
Due to the winter weather advisory and icy road conditions expected today, the UUS office is closed. Staff working from home will respond to email as soon as they are able.View event details »
Join us for a night of New Orleans fun as we come together to share our treats, talents, and services, build our community, and support our operating budget and social justice mission. An afternoon of family-friendly activities (open to all) will be followed by a Mardi Gras dinner, music, and live auction ($20, free for children under 12). A silent auction will run online and during Sunday social hours from February 20th through March 10th. The annual Cake Walk will take place during social hour Sunday, March 10th. Click for more details on how to donate auction items, buy tickets to the festivities, and get more information on one of our most popular annual events!View event details »
The silent auction will run through Sunday services on March 10th and end after the social hour. Take advantage of this last chance to bid on something great! The Cakewalk, a traditional part of the UU Treats & Talents Auction weekend, will start at 10:45 after the service. Tickets are $1 each. We will also have our Cash and Carry table open, where small items will be sold for small prices!View event details »
Join members of UUS and other faith communities in supporting solar energy in Iowa by learning about public policies like net-metering, then finish the workshop with letter writing to state officials and newspapers. Sponsored by Interfaith Power & Light; registration is encouraged but not required.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 with open-ended questions and conversation. Come learn more Unitarian Universalism and our congregation. Sessions begin at 11:10 during social hour, either at a designated table in Fellowship Hall or in the conference room.