Covid-19 Info & Updates

UUS is currently in Phase 3 of our Covid-19 reopening plan. Sunday services are being streamed via Zoom at 10 a.m.

Scheduled outdoor gatherings and indoor meetings of limited size are allowed, and the public is welcome to use our labyrinth and trails, with masks and social distancing required. Read more »

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During this worship service, we’ll say goodbye to our beloved Director of Lifespan Religious Education, Jessica Zimmer. Click the service title or “Read more” for the video streaming link. Read more »

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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 Welcomes Our New DLRE, Marsha Thrall

    We’re delighted to announce that after an exhaustive search, which included restarting UUS RE visioning process to discern what our hopes are for family ministry and lifespan religious education, UUS has hired Marsha Thrall to be our new Director of Lifespan Religious Education. Marsha will join us in August. We say goodbye to our current beloved DLRE, Jessica Zimmer, at Learn more

  • 2020/2021 Annual Report Available

    Please take a look to learn about the projects and work undertaken by the staff, leadership, and many groups of UUS this past program year. Thank you to all who submitted reports and photos for this year’s Report! Click the title to view the 2020/2021 Annual Report. You can also pick up a hard copy in the vestibule of UUS.

Featured Events

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“The Negro Artist” Spoken Word Perfomance

February 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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The UUS Racial Justice Study/Action Team invites you to an evening of spoken-word performance with "The Negro Artist," Caleb Rainey. Free-will donations from the show will benefit Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County.

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Dances of Universal Peace

March 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Participants will gather in Fellowship Hall for chanting and simple folk dance movements honoring various religious traditions. These prayerful, heart-opening dances create a sense of inner peace and foster connections between people. No experience is needed, all are welcome.

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Vegetarian Community “Plantluck”

March 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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The UU Vegetarian Community is hosting a “plantluck” in Fellowship Hall. Please bring a favorite vegan dish for 8-10 servings and your own reusable/recyclable table service and beverage. Everyone is welcome.

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Common Read Discussion

March 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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This year's UUA Common Read is "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States," along with a version adapted for young people. Two discussion times are available on Mar. 24 and 25. If you are not familiar this history, it is recommended that you read the young people's adaption. Reading either will allow you take part in the conversation. Both books are available for purchase

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Common Read Discussion

March 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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This year's UUA Common Read is "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States," along with a version adapted for young people. Two discussion times are available on Mar. 24 and 25. If you are not familiar this history, it is recommended that you read the young people's adaption. Reading either will allow you take part in the conversation. Both books are available for purchase

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Caleb “The Negro Artist” Rainey Performance & Book Discussion

September 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Caleb Rainey, known as "The Negro Artist," will provide a spoken word performance over Zoom, followed by discussion of his book of poetry, "Look Black Boy," and other topics. Copies of his book are available in the UUS entryway, suggested donation $15.

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Intro to Labyrinth Class

October 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Join Virginia Melroy on Tuesdays, Oct 6 and Oct. 20, from 7 to 8 pm, for a virtual two-session class on walking the labyrinth. In the first session, she will give an introduction to labyrinths and their history, along with some guidance for walking the labyrinth as a spiritual practice. You will then be invited to walk the labyrinth at UUS yourself, on your own time, and share your reflections and ask more questions in the second session. Registration required.

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Online Holiday Auction

November 22, 2020 - December 5, 2020
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Bidding for our online holiday auction has begun and will finish on Saturday evening Dec. 5. Check out the many items available and plan to join us for the live auction event on Dec. 5 at 7 pm via Zoom.

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Online Holiday Auction Event

December 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bring your own festive drinks and snacks as we celebrate the culmination of our online Holiday Auction. We will have both musical and comedy entertainment, a few live auction items, opportunities to meet for conversation groups in small breakout rooms, and excitement as the online auction draws to a close.

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Decorate the UUS Christmas Tree

December 6, 2020 - December 24, 2020
Unitarian Universalist Society, 2355 Oakdale Rd
Coralville, IA
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Bring an ornament from home to decorate the tree in UUS's entryway any time between Dec. 6-24, and take home an ornament made by UUS members. On the afternoon of Dec. 24 we'll be moving the tree into the sanctuary for our online Christmas Eve service.

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