UU artists of all genres (music, visual arts, poetry, writing, etc...) are encouraged to come and share their work. Art supporters are also encouraged be part of the celebration. Participants are asked to bring finger foods or beverages to share.
Meetings are announced in the Sunday bulletin and the Eblast. The time is always from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. It’s often on the third or fourth Sunday. If you wish to attend or offer your home for a meeting, contact Elizabeth Efroymson: lefroymson (at) gmail.com.
BIG QUESTIONS FORUM
The Big Questions Forum is a great opportunity to learn more about your fellow UUIers while reflecting on life's questions, in a format that emphasizes sharing and listening. Topics are announced in the eBlast and Sunday bulletin. All are welcome.
A Chalice Circle is a covenanted small group devoted to deep listening, in which the main purpose is to hear other participants' stories and personal perspectives on selected topics. If you are interested, please contact Jay Harvey at jayharvey945 (at) gmail.com.
UUI's longest running discussion group, the Credo Forum is open to all and meets the first Sunday of each month at 9am in the Cottage Library. For more information, please contact Lowell McCoskey at lowellmccoskey (at) gmail.com.
DINNER DISCUSSION GROUPS
Want to meet with other UUs and friends for fun-filled gatherings? Sign up to join one of our ongoing dinner discussion groups: Movies, Dining Out, Games, or Ethnic Dining. Groups will begin meeting monthly in October, so sign-up now in the Social Hall or contact Mary Glenn Rinne, at mgrinne (at) att.net
Want to start a new group with a different theme? Contact Mary Glenn to get the ball rolling.
DINNERS FOR 8
These are informal dinners for newcomers as well as members, providing a chance to meet old and new friends. For more information, please contact Holly Hendrickson: hollymhendrickson3 (at) gmail.com.
FINE ARTS COMMITTEE
The Fine Arts Committee determines the aesthetic standards for UUI. The members of the FAC are artists, art teachers, designers, and others with experience in the arts.
The Fine Arts Committee is a part of the Sunday Coordination Group and is responsible for fine arts programs including visual arts, drama, music, and dance. We procure and install temporary and permanent art displays and exhibits. We create additional art events, such as artist openings, workshops, art fairs, and Souls and Spirits lll, provide Sunday floral arrangements and care for the plants in the sanctuary. Each year, the FAC works in conjunction with the Music Committee to create the Arty Bash. We also cooperate with and participate in projects of other UUI groups, including the Photo Group and Knitters.
We welcome input, suggestions, questions, and new members. Contact the church office for more info at office (at) uui.org.
KNITTING AND FIBERCRAFT GROUP
This group meets the second Saturday of each month at 10am and the fourthTuesdays at 7pm in the Cottage Library. For more information please contact Cara Moczygemba at caramox (at) aol.com.
LADIES' NOON/NIGHT OUT
The women of UUI and their friends are invited to meet for lunch or dinner (depending on the season) on the first Wednesday of each month. For more information, please contact Susan Beauchamp at beauartnow (at) yahoo.com.
MEN'S BREAKFAST GROUP
This group meets at the Keystone Deli, 2344 E. 53rd, on the third Wednesday of each month at 8am. We would be happy to add your email address to our reminder list. Please contact Bob Kirk at rkirk1937 (at) aol.com.
"What makes a fire burn is space between the logs, a breathing space." -- Judy Brown, "Fire"
Come find some breathing space with us so your fire doesn't burn out. Join us each Sunday morning before the service from 10:00 to 10:30am in the Cottage Chalice Room. Childcare is provided on the first floor of the Religious Education Building starting at 9:30am.
MOON CRAFT STUDY GROUP
Join the Moon Craft Group meeting periodically on Fridays from 7pm to 8:30pm in the Cottage. Among other activities, we will be working with ritual for clarity of vision and connection, and will be walking the labyrinth. We'll end with a small fire outside. Come join us! To RSVP or for more information, please contact Anne Marie at annemarie.chastain (at) gmail.com.
The UUI Photo Group meets the third Monday of each month in the library of the Cottage at 7pm. The group decides on the monthly assignments for the group.
We share at least one good photo on the subject, ask questions, answer questions about photography and where to find equipment, and other photography related products. Gentle suggestions are given when asked. All are invited. For more information, please contact Wendy Dougherty at wdougherty8 (at) gmail.com.
Converse about life, the universe, and everything with your UUI friends in a casual pub setting. We provide the questions, you provide the conversation. 21 and over only, non-alcoholic beverages will be available. All welcome so bring a friend!
For more information please contact Jamie at jamie (at) @uui.org.
The Writers' Circle gathers after post-service refreshments and meets in the Cottage Conference Room. If you wish, bring something you've written, or something you've read that you would like to share. All ages invited! For further information, email Walter Biskupski at biskupski (at) sbcglobal.net.
YOUNG ADULT GROUP
If you would like to join other young adults (ages 18-35-ish) for social events, cultural and social action field trips, etc. please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the email list and/or Facebook group.