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Keep on Crossing Borders

Participants from the June 2018 Guatemala service-learning trip will share their transformative experiences. Learn how their service and their stories touched hearts and changed lives.

Community Partner Support

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

Community partner this month

  • DVIP is our February Community Partner Domestic Violence Intervention Program LogoThe Domestic Violence Intervention Program provides comprehensive support and advocacy to victims and survivors, focusing on immediate and long-term safety, empowerment, dignity and hope. Direct services include crisis phone support and safe shelter for women and children.

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Labor Day Sunday Potluck Brunch

Join us for a potluck picnic brunch on the UUS patio after an informal all-ages service to celebrate Labor Day weekend. Come share relaxed time over an informal meal on this holiday weekend! Bring some food to share (please mark if vegan, vegetarian, or gluten free), along with your own dishes, glasses, and silverware. Coffee, water, iced tea, and lemonade will be provided.

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UUS Community Meal

UUS is hosting a series of suppers for all members, friends, and families of UUS that will offer casual dining at its best with meat, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Don’t miss this monthly chance to get out of the kitchen and get to know each other a little better! There is no set charge, but donations are always welcome to help cover costs. RSVP after services or online, and let us know if you can help with setup and cleanup:

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UU Free Lunch Program

September 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The objective and mission for the Greater Iowa City Free Lunch Program is to provide free hot meals six days a week for the needy in our community. UUS supports the Free Lunch Program by sending a group of volunteers on the second Friday of each month to prepare, serve, and clean up after a lunch for approximately 140 people. Email Carmen Griggs ( if you want more information about contributing or volunteering.

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Get Out the Vote with the Rhema Church

September 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The UUS Social Justice Coordinating Committee and the Racial Justice Circle are joining the Rhema Church and the League of Women Voters for a Get Out the Vote event on Saturday, September 15th, from 2 to 5 pm at the Wetherby Park Shelter in Iowa City. The purpose is to register voters and to encourage absentee voting. Senate candidates and the House Representative have been invited, food and drink will be available, and activities are planned for children.

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Freethinker Friendly Forum

The Freethinker Friendly Congregation Committee of the UUS Secular Humanist group will hold a Forum after the service on Sunday, September 16th, at 11 am in the Sanctuary. An introduction to what this UUA-designation means to our congregation will be followed by a Q&A session. Please join us.

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  • Newcomers invited to Inquirer Sessions after services

    Newcomers and visitors are invited to attend an Inquirer Session after Sunday service. Topics rotate each week and allow you to learn more Unitarian Universalism and opportunities to get involved in groups and activities. Sessions begin at 10:30 in the conference room. … Read more