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  Welcome to the Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria, Illinois. It's not easy to sum up our church in a few words, but a good place to start is with our mission statement:

• Embracing Freedom
• Loving Inclusively
• Growing Spiritually
• Healing Our World

We offer you the freedom to follow your own path to spiritual and religious truth. Everyone is welcome in the spirit of inclusive love and acceptance. Here you can grow spiritually in a caring, supportive community. And you can help heal our world by getting involved in community and global outreach.

If this sounds like something you'd like to know more about, we invite you to explore our website. You'll find lots of information about who we are and what we offer. We welcome your interest and extend a sincere invitation to visit our church.

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Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria
3000 W. Richwoods Blvd.
Peoria, IL 61604

Services and Church School
10:30 AM Sundays
Directions & Map

Upcoming Services

Sunday, October 19, 10:30 AM
Will Religion Survive and Do We Care?
Rev. Michael Brown
Many voices in our culture are questioning whether religion has a valid place in human life. How we might answer these questions will depend on our own background and personal experience as well as our analytical skills. Our answers may also depend on what we think religion is. How does our church fit into the broader picture? That's an enticing question.
The choir will sing.
Share the Plate: UUA

Sunday, October 26, 10:30 AM
Dia de los Muertos
Rev. Michael Brown and Amy Popp, CRE
Today's service will draw on the centuries old tradition of Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead as practiced in Mexico and other Latin American countries. We will welcome Mariachi Campiranos, a trditional mariachi band whose music contains both joyful and mournful elements. Dia de los Muertos has a playful aspect, including special bread, sugar treats, and artistic expressions around the theme of death. You are invited, if you wish, to bring a photo or some other item that reminds you of your loved one, to be placed on our ofrenda during the service.
Special Music: Mariachi Compiranos de Peoria
Share the Plate: Girls EMPO

Adult Religious Education
Sundays, 8:45 to 10:00 AM
A Course in Miracles

Sundays, 9:45 AM
Weekly Native American Spirituality Gathering

Second Sundays, 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Pagan Discussion Hour

Fourth Sundays, 12:15 to 2:15 PM (no meeting in December or May)
Buddhism Study/Discussion Group

Third Tuesdays, 9:30 to 11:30 AM
Conscious Aging

Fourth Tuesdays, 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Thursdays, October 16, 23, and 30 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM
The New UU

As Needed
Grief Support

Upcoming Special Events
Saturday, November 1 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday, November 2 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Used Book Sale

$5 bag sale
On Sunday:
Open to the public, noon to 3:00 PM
Open to church members at 9:30 AM
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