Covid-19 Info & Updates
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 »
You will find a wide range of opportunities to learn, grow, and connect with others through classes, workshops, groups, and activities.
Adult education events
A variety of structured educational opportunities are scheduled each year, with particular focus on spiritual development and issues of social or environmental justice.
Our members support a wide range of groups and teams that provide opportunities to develop spiritually, serve the community, build relationships, gather socially, and support the needs of the congregation. Newcomers and new groups are always welcome.
Note that some events require registration and/or a commitment to attend multiple sessions.
The UUS Buddhist Sangha is a community of people who gather weekly for silent meditation and discussion of contemporary Buddhist teachings. Diversity of view is welcome as a foundation for collective wisdom. Our mutual support promotes clarity, compassion and ethical behavior through the practice of mindfulness. The virtual Buddhist Sangha meeting takes place weekly via Zoom, on Mondays from 7 to 8:30 pm, with social time before the meeting at 6:45. (Link to Join, Meeting ID: 488 251 282, Passcode: 461426…View event details »
The Green Sanctuary Team invites you to join us from 11 am to 12:30 pm via Zoom. Together we'll collaborate on ways to live our 7th Principle (respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part) in the life of our church community, in our personal lives, and in our world. Join Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 881 3226 4216, passcode: 533092View event details »
Would you enjoy ‘seeing’ your UUS friends more often? Let’s get together informally—via Zoom, of course! Join us for a mid-week conversation on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month from 1 to 2 pm Join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 828 8681 5989, Passcode: 433198. All are invited. These conversations are arranged by the UUS Pastoral Care Team. Questions? Contact: Val Bowman (email@example.com).View event details »
The cornerstone of the Free Lunch Program is, “an open door, a full plate and no questions asked.” A hot meal is served six days a week at 1105 S. Gilbert Court, Iowa City. Since 1985, UUS has provided the Free Lunch meal on the second Friday of every month. UUS members, and covenant groups donate funds to purchase meals, which are distributed to an average of 100 guests by our UU Free Lunch volunteers. If you would like more…View event details »
"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…View event details »
The Racial Justice Team strives to educate ourselves through various venues (reading, discussion, media, programs). With goals to further anti-racism, we hope to equip ourselves to be allies standing in solidarity with communities of color. Join us on our journey! (Link to Join, Meeting ID: 695 165 3261, Passcode: 886687). We meet at 8:30 am before the service on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Watch for updates in the Wednesday emails. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.View event details »