Touchstones for the New Year

Touchstones for the New Year

Sunday, Jan 1, 2023 @ 10:30 am Speaker(s): Jesi Laughlin, Director of Lifespan Religious Education Overview: What is at your center? Let’s look inside ourselves set an intention, and create a touchstone to recall all year long. Coffee Hour Afterwards & Offering...
Encounter with Wonder

Encounter with Wonder

Sunday, Dec 4, 2022 @ 10:30 am Speaker(s): Reverend Jennifer Innis Overview:What is the place of wonder in our lives? What has wonder done for us lately? The choir sings today. Coffee Hour Afterwards & Offering...

Deck the Halls 2022

Saturday December 3rd, 3:00 – 5:00 PM Join us for our annual ornament crafting and decorating party. All ages are welcome to lend a hand to make this year’s tree the most festive yet! You will be guided through stations to work on new ornaments and old favorites...
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022

Sunday, Nov 20 at 6:00 PM Join Peoria Proud at our Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria for our annual observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Transgender Day of Remembrance is an internationally-honored event that honors the lives of transgender...

Book Sale 2022

November 19th & 20th, 2022 Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sunday 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Join us for our book sale! Members shop before the 10:30 AM service on Sunday, November 20th. Bags are just $5.00 each on...
UU Haunted Forest 2022

UU Haunted Forest 2022

Saturday October 29 7:00-8:30 pm Dare to enter the trail through the haunted forest where ghouls and goblins eagerly await your visit! Our haunted forest is specifically designed to be just the right amount of fright. Scary enough for brave kids and adults of all...

UU History 101

Tuesdays October 11th thru November 15th 7-9pm Virtually from anywhere or a watch party at UUCP UU History 101 is a 6-session introduction to concepts and people from our history. In this series, we approach history from the starting point of compelling stories and...
ZOOM LINK – Larksgrove Concert

ZOOM LINK – Larksgrove Concert

STREAM THE CONCERT ON ZOOM Sunday, September 11, 2022 at 7:00 pm Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria Through their innovative blending of classical and traditional forms, Larksgrove brings a fresh voice to the musical scene. Peter Zay, cello and guitar, and...
THE BEAUTY OF US

THE BEAUTY OF US

BE A PART OF THE BEAUTY OF US! MAKE A DONATION TODAY   Silver linings can be found in the darkest of storm clouds. One of the most beautiful silverlinings of the past few years has been that more and more people have turned to the arts.We are finding renewed joy...
Widening the Circle

Widening the Circle

Sunday, Feb 27, 2022 @ 10:30 am Speaker(s): Reverend Jennifer Innis Overview:In the mid-20th century, a group of young Universalist ministers organized under the name, the Humiliati. Their symbol was a circle that enclosed an off-center cross. They sought the revival...
The Paradox of Tolerance

The Paradox of Tolerance

Sunday, Feb 20, 2022 @ 10:30 am Speaker(s): Reverend Jennifer Innis Overview: Philosopher Karl Popper describes the paradox of tolerance: “Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance.” What are the limits of communication and relationship when we...
When Sparks Fly Between Evolution and Love

When Sparks Fly Between Evolution and Love

Sunday, Feb 13, 2022 @ 10:30 am Speaker(s): Reverend Jennifer Innis Overview: In honor of Charles Darwin’s birthday, we explore the crisis of faith and marriage that impacted the development of his theory of evolution.  The worship is inspired by Evolution Sunday as...
Worthy Now – Church of the Larger Fellowship

Worthy Now – Church of the Larger Fellowship

Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 @ 10:30 am Speaker(s): Church of the Larger Fellowship Overview: The Worthy Now Prison Ministry Network helps those in the free-world better serve our incarcerated siblings in Unitarian Universalism. Hear about the power of this growing ministry...
With Principle

With Principle

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 @ 10:30 am Speaker(s): Reverend Jennifer Innis Overview: The Principles in Unitarian Universalism is one of the most accessible ways to talk about our tradition, beginning with, “We affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every...