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Talking Bout My Generation

The generation in which we are born and raised shapes our expectations for how life should be. This interactive service will explore the experiences, gifts, and challenges of the diverse generations present in our UU congregations today.

Community Partner Support

Sunday service cash offerings and designated checks are donated each week to a community organization. Learn more

Community partner this month

  • The Emma Goldman Clinic is our September Community Partner The Emma Goldman Clinic is our September Community PartnerThe Emma Goldman Clinic empowers women and men in all life stages through the provision of quality reproductive health care that includes abortion services, gynecology services, safer sex promotion, and active education. Click the logo to learn more or donate.

Featured Events

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Solar Advocacy Workshop

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.

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Iowa City Earth Fest

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join fellow UUs at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area for a family-friendly event celebrating our earth. Enjoy indoor and outdoor activities related to the environment, live music, raptors, prizes and more.

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Intro to West African Drumming

Join the Owl Moon Covenant of UU Pagans (CUUPs) for a hands-on workshop where we’ll learn West African drumming hand positions and traditional rhythms/songs. No experience necessary—just a willingness to join in the groove! Click on the event link to register and learn more.

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Human Trafficking Forum

April 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Artist Jo Meyers-Walker will present a short film on human trafficking in the Sanctuary, followed by discussion. There will also be a group art project to benefit survivors at noon in Fellowship Hall. The film and discussion are not recommended for children, but they may contribute to the art project.

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ACLU Candidate Engagement Community Workshop

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

UUS is working with the ACLU of Iowa to host a “Rights for All” Direct Candidate Engagement Training on Sunday, July 21st. The ACLU will train participants on how to elevate civil rights and civil liberties by directly engaging with the 2020 Presidential candidates who are coming to Iowa (regardless of party) in a way that ensures clear, on-the-record policy commitments. They will also teach a few organizing tips and tricks—including the power of storytelling. The workshop will be held in our Fellowship Hall from 4 to 7 pm, is open to the public, and will include a meal. Register here: https://go.peoplepower.org/event/action/20320. This event is being hosted by the UUS Adult Religious Education Program. Contact Jessica Zimmer with questions (education@uusic.org).

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Announcements

  • “A House For Hope” Book Study

    “A House for Hope” shows how religious liberals have countered fundamentalists for generations and provides progressives with not only a theological, but also a spiritual foundation for the challenges of the twenty-first century. Registration required for monthly discussions beginning Oct. 2 and running through February. Copies available for purchase.

  • Ministerial Search Congregational Survey

    Members and friends are invited to participate in the ministerial search process by completing an important congregational survey. Online and paper versions are available. Deadline is Sept. 15.

  • 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.