Previous Services

We offer two ways to experience past services.

Watch the full service on our YouTube channel, or listen to just the sermon on the ‘First U Think’ podcast.

Imagine Abolition

Join us in-person or on Zoom at 9:30 a.m. CT.

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Forum: Polk County Sustainability

John Norris has worked at all levels of government, primarily in agriculture and energy. He served as the Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Minister Counselor for Agriculture at the UN, Chairman of the Iowa Utilities Board, Commissioner on the Federal Energy Commission (FERC), Chief of Staff to Governor Vilsack and Congressman Leonard Boswell, and State Chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party. He is currently serving as the Polk County Administrator. John will talk about Polk County’s goals and program directions in the area of renewables and the smart grid.

11:00 a.m. in Griffin Hall and via Zoom

Budget Gathering (Hybrid)

12:30 p.m. in Griffin Hall or via Zoom

If you are participating via Zoom, please keep your microphones muted and type your questions and comments into the chat to be read aloud to the room.

A Gospel of Stars

Join us in-person or on Zoom at 9:30 a.m. CT.

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Forum: “No Mow May” Movement

Ron Heideman, a leader of First Unitarian Green Sanctuary Team and Kaycie Waters and Catherine McMullen from Iowa State Extension will lead a discussion about Turf Grass Alternatives. As we become more aware of the dangers of using pesticides and their impact on our soil, our health, clean water, and the extinction of butterflies and insects, we need to support each other in changing our cultural practices. Come and learn about the No Mow May Movement.

11:00 a.m. CT in Griffin Hall and via Zoom

An Unimagined, Wild, and Necessary Thing

Join us in-person or on Zoom at 9:30 a.m. CT.

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Forum: Electric Cars: Moving Toward Renewable Energy in Mobility

Ron Heideman, a leader of First Unitarian Green Sanctuary Team, and Steve Lipshutz, a long time humanist will lead us in a presentation and discussion regarding the challenges and benefits of owning and operating electric vehicles. Please join us and take advantage of the opportunity to learn and together face the challenges of transitioning to using renewable energy for transportation.

11:00 a.m. CT in Griffin Hall and via Zoom