Announcements

  • Childcare Not Available Sunday Oct. 2 September 28, 2022 Due to a staffing conflict, childcare will not be available this Sunday, October 2.
  • Churchwide Coffehouse Oct. 8 September 22, 2022 Saturday, October 8, 6 – 8 p.m. Do you like to sing, give a reading, lead a meditation, dance, play an instrument? Drop in and share your talent with us on this open-mic night, and enjoy the wall of art on display in Griffin Hall created by our members!  Do you enjoy music and art but try to avoid the limelight... Read More →
  • UU & You: A Two-Part Class September 22, 2022 Are you interested in learning more about our Unitarian Universalist history? Do you want to know more about membership in this congregation, and how you can join? Bring your questions and attend one – or both! – of these classes this fall. Intro to Unitarian Universalism: Saturday, October 29, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Who is... Read More →
  • Young Adults Spiritually Socializing (YASS) September 22, 2022 The First Unitarian Young Adult group is relaunching! Join us for food, fellowship, and connection with other young adults. Our first gathering is Wednesday, October 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in room 114 (southeast corner of the lower level of the church). We’ll be meeting on the first Wednesday of each month, same time and place. Then,... Read More →
  • IMT DSM Marathon Sunday, Oct. 16 September 22, 2022 The IMT Des Moines Marathon returns to our neighborhood on Sunday, October 16. The Marathon course starts in the Court Avenue District at 8 am. The course will take athletes through the Western Gateway Park area before heading west on Grand Avenue. Miles 3 through 16 of the course will impact neighborhood communities along the... Read More →
  • Heartfelt Thanks September 22, 2022 Heartfelt thanks to the 17 people who volunteered for Nicky Keller’s memorial reception by bringing cookies and/or staffing the reception: Ellen Taylor, Terry Meek, Janice Hawkins, Susan Seitz, Jane Swanson, Winnie Williams, Liz and Larry Bredeson, Lynne George, Lisa Houchins, Carolyn Spencer, Gene McCraken, Ed Hotchkin, Karen Miller, Sarah Chang, Elaine Imlau, Elaine Bowerman, Susan... Read More →
  • Let’s All Fall Together – Picnic Sept. 25 September 21, 2022 What: A time to come together, eat, play, and enjoy the best time of the year in Iowa! When: Sunday, September 25th, 2022 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Pete Crivaro Park This event is brought to you by the Ministry of Fun, an invention of ours after our meetings with Reverend Pyle when we asked... Read More →
  • Updated Mask Policy September 19, 2022 The board, at its regular meeting on August 18, voted to amend the mask policy. Masks are now optional everywhere in the building including the auditorium. Much research has proved the efficacy of single masking, so you are always free to mask if you prefer. The only exception is in the staff office area, where... Read More →
  • UU Women’s Lunch Sept. 13 September 2, 2022 All UU (and UU-interested) women are welcome to join the monthly gathering of the UU Women’s Lunch Bunch (2nd Tuesday of every month at 11:30). There’s always good food and lively conversation. Please be sure to RSVP by the Saturday morning before the luncheon if you plan to attend: womenslunch@ucdsm.org When: Tuesday, September 13, 2022: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Where: Urban Cellar,... Read More →
  • Office Closed Fri. Sept. 2, 2022 August 23, 2022 The office will be closed Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in observance of the holiday weekend. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.