Announcements

  • Volunteers for Familiy Promise Hosting Week Needed! December 1, 2021 Help support three homeless families the first week of January. Duties to choose from include: cook meals, transport families in the Family Promise van, or stay overnight on Faith Lutheran site. Click here to sign up!
  • Our Kitchen Project: Pulling It All Together December 1, 2021 From the Kitchen Committee 12/01/2021 After a time of busy activity focusing on our kitchen remodeling project, it may seem that nothing’s happening. In fact, our committee has shifted into a new, behind-the-scenes planning phase! We met this week to review your congregational feedback about remodeling options A, B, and C and to make decisions... Read More →
  • Green Sanctuary November 23, 2021 The next meeting of Green Sanctuary will be Wednesday, December 1 at 7:30 pm on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82949684280?pwd=dUlYY0hUZUdHVXpwRUl1dmEvVlUvQT09 Meeting Notes 11/03/2021 Present: Linda Lemons, Linda Goff, Don Shepherd, Katie Allen, Jenae Veazey, Ron Heideman We revisited Vision and Mission and made significant changes. We put Mission first as the “umbrella” overview with Vision following as the details... Read More →
  • ACLU of Iowa Zoom Workshops November 10, 2021 In just two months, the Iowa Legislature will be back in session. We’re getting ready by reaching out to Iowans who are concerned about civil liberties and want to inform themselves on the issues in order to better advocate for them. The ACLU of Iowa will be hosting live Zoom workshops on some of the... Read More →
  • NEW STAFF HIRED! November 4, 2021 Your Human Resources Team and Rev. Amy are excited to announce that we have TWO new staff members! Hannah Notch (she/her/hers) – Social Media and Executive Support Specialist (SMESS) 32 hours/week Office Hours: 1pm-5pm Tuesday-Friday, plus Sunday tech assistance. Hannah Notch officially joined us on November 2, after filling in at the front desk for the... Read More →
  • IUUWAN News November 4, 2021 IUUWAN (Iowa Unitarian Universalist Witness Advocacy Network) has hired Dr. Kirk Witzberger, A member of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Coralville, as our new outreach coordinator.  Kirk has  extensive experience in leading organizations through change, facilitating workshops, improving organizational processes, and leadership training. He will be working with the IUUWAN board, to build relationships with UU’s, UU... Read More →
  • Pachamama Alliance-Iowa Events & News November 2, 2021 Friday, November 12 at 1:30 – Share, Community, Action Gathering We’ll discuss “Just Transition.” Please read the article prior to the meeting and be prepared to discuss it:  https://climatejusticealliance.org/just-transition/. “Just Transition is a vision-led, unifying and place-based set of principles, processes, and practices that build economic and political power to shift from an extractive economy... Read More →
  • While We Were Gone, Others Came to Our Church October 26, 2021 While We Were Gone From Our Grounds Committee Chair, Diane Ford 10/26/21 The church building may have been closed for many months, but the 4.5 acres of church grounds were busier than ever with lots of visitors.  As we moved out for the pandemic, deer moved in to make their beds against the east wall... Read More →
  • Board Highlights 10/21/21 October 25, 2021 Hiring:  Rev. Amy, with the assistance of the HR Committee, filled the front desk position.  They have also interviewed and offered the Communications Director position to an individual….fingers crossed the individual accepts. Financial Oversight Committee has met and reviewed the first quarter financials.  They have identified a few other items to look into.  The Board... Read More →
  • FAFUMAF is Coming Back! October 25, 2021 Mark your calendars for the evening of Saturday, February 26, 2022! Join fellow members and friends at the 2nd annual First Unitarian Music and Art Festival. We will take over the entire church for a night of celebration. Live music, great original art, unique gifts and food. Fun for the entire family! If you liked... Read More →