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This Sunday’s Topic: Election Security

Write Here! Write Now! This Sunday’s Topic: Election Security

Look for the Write Here! Write Now! table in the gathering area after both services this Sunday, November 10 where you will find the background and talking points to help you craft your … read more.

Alternative Gift Market

Sunday, November 10 @ 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
Des Moines Intentional Eucharistic Community, 3306 University Ave., Des Moines
Start your Christmas shopping early and discover unique gifts that support social justice and spiritual growth locally and around the world. You’ll find handcrafted and Fair Trade items … read more.

AMOS Supports Children’s Mental Health

Thank you for your efforts in the AMOS Children’s Mental Health Postcard Campaign! The AMOS Mental Health Team will be collating and delivering the postcards over the next few weeks. It goes a long way in letting the Iowa Legislature know we expect them to … read more.

Unity Circle

Unity Circle will meet on November 21st in Channing Hall at noon. Bring a dish (home or store made) for the potluck and stay for the company and the programming. Iowa Supreme Court Justice Brent Appel  will be our speaker so it will be another … read more.

Fun Women’s Lunch: November

Barb Martin is hosting November’s women’s lunch on Tuesday, November 12 at 12:30. We will meet at FireCreek at 800 50th St., in West Des Moines. (Off of Mills Civic Parkway behind Walgreens.)

Please RSVP to Barb at barbmartindm@gmail.com by November 11. Hope to see you there!

Grief Support Circle

The Grief Support Circle exists to provide a place for those in grief to gather with others and share. It is a place for tears and laughter, fear and hope, light within a time of darkness.

 

Grief resources will be made available, including inviting members of … read more.

Decluttering and Downsizing

Thursday, November 7, at 1:15 pm in Channing Hall

You think you’ve got stuff! Books, photos, grandma’s tea set, art, tools, cleaners, shampoos, Christmas decorations…oh, my! Everyone has a motivation for downsizing— moving, mobility, order. And what to do with all your stuff? Downsizing is often … read more.

The Negro Artist, Caleb Rainey

The Social Justice Council of Peoples Unitarian Universalist Church is excited to bring Caleb Rainey who calls himself “The Negro Artist” to perform his poetry on Sunday, November 9, 2019 at 7 pm.  Please see the attached flyer for information about Caleb, his work, and … read more.

Come Dance With Us

“Come Dance With Us” on Tuesday afternoons from 2:00-3:00 pm in Channing Hall starting Nov. 12th. We will be dancing to a DVD with Gabrielle Roth as she leads us in unstructured dance focused on 5 rhythms. Her dances work for all dance levels. You … read more.

A Mind-blowing Organizing Symposium

Join AMOS at this exciting training on our strategy for power and change. Learn about our organizing tradition, 1:1 relational meetings, core team development, and more! Come to learn, meet other leaders, and meet our soon-to-be new Lead Organizer!

This organizing training is available to all … read more.

Sun, Oct 20 Drop-In Meditation Canceled

There will be no drop-in meditation this Sunday, Oct. 20. Please join us next week when we return to our usual time and place on Sunday, October 27 @ 10:30 (between first and second services) in room 108.

Take Action with AMOS This Fall

Des Moines Housing Summit & Accountability Session
With Candidates for Des Moines City Council and Mayor
Sunday, October 20 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (NEW TIME!)
St. Paul AME Church
1201 Day St. Des Moines, IA 50314

The Des Moines Housing Research team is hosting candidates for City Council and … read more.

AMOS Supports Children’s Mental Health

Do you support Children’s Mental Health? Then let us help you tell your state legislators it matters! In 2019, Bill HR690 was approved and signed into law, which approved implementation of Children’s Mental Health Services across Iowa. This was a great start – it mandates … read more.

A Well Founded Fear: Asylum in the Trump Era

Professor Suzan Pritchett, Director of Clinics and Experiential Programs at Drake Law School will be presenting a forum on Sunday, October 27 at 11:05 am in Channing Hall. Please attend the early service that Sunday and stay for the forum to learn about the situation facing … read more.

Iowa JFON 20th Anniversary Open House

Iowa Justice For Our Neighbors (Iowa JFON) will be hosting their 20th anniversary open house on Saturday, October 26 from 2-4 pm at their offices at 2024 Forest Avenue in Des Moines. Iowa JFON has been an outreach partner for us in the past and will … read more.