IT’S HERE! IT’S TIME! FAFUMAF WEEK!

Get out your dancing shoes and plan to boogie to our musical talent! Start or expand your collection of original art by UU artists! Join the fun in growing generosity as a church via pledging on-line!
First Annual First Unitarian Music & Art Festival!

Saturday, February 27
Zoom … read more.

Board Meeting Highlights: Thursday, February 18, 2021

The Board approved the Governance website summary page.

Nominating Committee – Sue Huber announced three applications had been submitted for the upcoming Board positions and openings still existed for the Finance Oversight Committee and the Endowment Committee positions.

The Lens of the Future once again rocked it … read more.

Pathways Visitor Class

Have you been involved with First Unitarian for a while and would like more information about us? Please sign up for Pathways! This 6-session class teach you more about our faith, our history, and how we operate. Joining the church is not a requirement to … read more.

Community Partner Nominations & Champions Wanted!

Faith in Action is a bridge connecting First Unitarian with the service organizations of our community. Each year our congregation selects 2 community organizations as partners. Each selected organization has a champion from the congregation who serves as a conduit for engagement activities with the selected groups.

The … read more.

Lens of the Future: 2-16-2021

The Lens of the Future committee is continuing to monitor the incidence of COVID-19 infections in the community and the status of the indicators that have been adopted by the Board. While numbers are declining, the 14-day rolling average positivity rate for Polk County was … read more.

Fun Food Fair FUNDraiser 2021

Although we haven’t yet had the Post Pandemic Party we contributed to last year, the Fabulously Fun Food Fair FUNdraiser 2021 will happen a little more like we’re used to this summer. As the county Covid stats allow according to our church policy we will … read more.

Lens of the Future: 2-10-2021

The Lens of the Future committee is continuing to monitor the incidence of COVID-19 infections in the community and the status of the indicators that have been adopted by the Board. While numbers are declining, the 14-day rolling average positivity rate for Polk County was … read more.

Board and Committee Positions

Soon the epidemic will be over and we will all be together at church again. Do you want to support the reopening of First Unitarian church during these times? The Nominating Committee is looking to fill openings for three Board members, two members of the … read more.

Reverend Amy Vacation

Reverend Amy will be on vacation from Sunday, February 14 through Tuesday, March 2. She will continue to respond to emergency emails and/or phone calls during her time off, but for time-sensitive, non-emergency issues, please contact another member of staff.

Board Meeting Highlights: January 21, 2021

Rev. Shaw reviewed the Faith and Action Team status, explaining new core members had left the team. They stated active engagement was limited due to COVID and perhaps taking a break for a year might provide the needed hiatus.
The audio equipment upgrades would be delayed … read more.

February Craft Offering

Need something to chase away the winter blues? Member Dawn Connet will be teaching 12 lucky people how to make menthol bath bombs on Saturday, February 6. All supplies will be provided and will be available for pick up on her porch starting on January 24.

Shower … read more.

Membership Minute: Bill Allen

This week’s Member Spotlight falls on Bill Allen. He said:

“I was born in Monmouth, Illinois. I attended First Baptist Church, which was an American Baptist church. I was very active there until I headed off to graduate school in Iowa. At the end of graduate school, … read more.

Lens of the Future: 1-20-2021

The Lens of the Future committee is continuing to monitor the incidence of COVID-19 infections in the community and the status of the indicators that have been adopted by the Board. We continue to see higher numbers in the last week in relation to the … read more.