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Gratitude: What’s In It For Me?

The Thanksgiving season always challenges us to feel thankful for what we have. But the power of gratitude extends beyond merely listing the things we are grateful for. How can the act of intentionally feeling and expressing our gratitude help us grow and interact with each other?

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 Free Dental Clinic is our November Community Partner The Free Dental Clinic is our November Community PartnerThe Dick Parrott Free Dental Clinic’s dentists, hygienists, and students volunteer to provide dental services to adults and children in our community without insurance. The Free Dental Clinic is a program coordinated by the Free Medical Clinic of Iowa City.

Announcements

  • UUS Photo Directory Signup Photo Signups for Member Directory

    Individual and family portraits for a member photo directory are being scheduled at UUS from 2-9 on the following dates: November 4, 5, 6, 25, 26, and December 5. Click the photo icon to sign up online.

Featured Events

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Gender 102: Pronoun Workshop

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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This class will help us to learn more about the importance of personal pronouns as well as general issues facing transgender and nonbinary gender individuals overall.

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Habitat for Humanity Build Days

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 8:00 am

Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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The Habitat for Humanity interfaith house project is nearly complete, and UUS has reserved two more build days to help finish the work on Saturday, Oct. 19 and Thursday, Oct. 24. Morning and afternoon shifts avaialbe. No experience needed, but reservations are required.

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Congregational Mission/Vision Workshop

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Who are we? Where are we going? The answers to these questions are important to us and to ministers we want to attract to UUS. We’ll generate our mission and vision at a congregational workshop on Saturday, November 2, from 10-3. Lunch and childcare will be provided. Registration is required.

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Community Meal

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2020

Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Join us for a community meal on the first Wednesday of each month in Fellowship Hall. Meat, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options provided. All are welcome at no charge, though donations are appreciated. Register online so we know how many to prepare for.

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Engaging Our Theological Diversity

November 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on November 10, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on December 15, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on January 19, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on February 16, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on March 8, 2020 at 11:30 am

Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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This interactive series led by Rev. Diane engages participants in exploring and sharing personal beliefs in small groups, focusing on some of life's big questions. Sessions held monthly Aug. through March, attend any or all.

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Kevin Burt Concert

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Enjoy this internationally awarded blues singer and guitarist in support of youth scholarships for TeamCAN’s 2019 Civil Rights Bus Tour. Tickets are $20, available at the door.

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UU Mens’ Gathering – Inaugural Meeting

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Are you interested in connecting more with other UUS men? Come to this inaugural planning meeting to share with us your vision of creating an inclusive, positive program for men at UUS.

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Stewardship Commitment Celebration & Feast

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Celebrate the combined financial commitments of our congregation during Sunday service, followed by a potluck meal in Fellowship Hall. Together we will create a piece of art work based on a quilt made by Diana Miller and your heartfelt comments.

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Inquirer Sessions for Newcomers

November 17 @ 11:10 am - 12:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:10 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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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 held at a designated table in Fellowship Hall or in the conference room.

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Dances of Universal Peace – Special Event

November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Join the UU Dances of Universal Peace for a special event Fellowship Hall, featuring the words of Jesus in his native Aramaic with special guest musician Morgan Rivers, a Dance leader from Des Moines. Participants will dance the entire "Lord's Prayer" as it might have been experienced by the followers of Jesus.

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