First Unitarian Humanist Updates

** Book Group

The Humanist book group normally meets on the first and third Sunday of each month, but for June, we will meet on June 9th and 23rd at noon in the south conference room.  You can join in person or via Zoom.   We will discuss chapters 45 and 46 of The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean Carroll on June 9th.  We’ll select a new book soon, so let us know what you want to discuss next.


**2024 Secular Summit

The 2024 Secular Summitt will be held Saturday, June 22 at the Stine Barn, starting at 1:00 PM.  Join us for an afternoon of discussion with community leaders about the importance of human rights, separation of church and state, and education. Speakers will include

  • Emily Boevers from Iowans for Health Liberty discussing restrictions on reproductive health care.
  • Ryan Dudley from the Freedom From Religion Foundation talking about separation of church and state in Iowa and the surrounding states.
  • Brooklyn Evan Walker. Brooklyn is an Instructor of Political Science at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas.  She will discuss her ongoing research on religion, public opinion, and political psychology, including the rise of Christian nationalism and its threat to democracy.
  • David Gion from Better Ballot Iowa will cover ranked choice voting and other topics.

More details and tickets are available by clicking here.