UUSIC member Miriam Kashia was one of only four to walk the entire route of the Great March for Climate Action, and was the oldest and the only woman to complete the eight-month trek. She was also voted mayor of the group, which numbered to 150 some days, three times.
February Newsletter Now Available
The February issue of the UUS News is now available. Download it here (PDF), or find it and past issues on our website. Hard…
Terry Wahls beats MS, One Leafy Green Bite at a Time
The Iowa Source, May 2014 When Terry Wahls, M.D., stepped up to the lectern in a large meeting room at Iowa City Public…
Community Purchase for Climate Action
The quickest, easiest, and cheapest way to start playing a part in slowing climate change is making sure the light and water in your home is as energy efficient as possible. UUS and the Green Sanctuary Team are partnering with the Johnson Clean Energy District (JCED) to purchase LED bulbs and low-flow showerheads for members and friends of the congregation. Click for more information on how to make an order.
Fireside Choir Spotlight: Joe Brisben
If you need to know the history of the Fireside Choir, contact Joe Brisben, as he has been singing continuously with the choir since its inception in 1980….
Iowa’s first Fab Lab, founded by Kirk Cheyney
Iowa City Press-Citizen, June 2, 2014 The state’s first Fab Lab, a digital fabrication laboratory packed with manufacturing and electronics equipment accessible to…
Welcome Nic Kaplan, UUS’s New Director of Lifespan Religious Education
We are delighted to announce that UUS has hired Nic Kaplan to be our new Director of Lifespan Religious Education! They come to us from Muncie, Indiana where they are the Coordinator of Youth Programming at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie. Nic will be joining us on Sunday, June 12th, and we’ll have a welcome event for them after the service. Click to learn more about Nic.