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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, November 2, 10:30 AM
Can Democracy Survive?
Rev. Michael Brown
Democracy is one of the founding principles of our nation, a way of life for which many Americans have given their lives. What are the prospects for democracy? Are we really a democracy? What are the chances that democracy wil survive another 50 years in America? Today the choir will sing a beautiful arrangement of "Autumn Leaves."
The choir will sing.
Share the Plate: Girls EMPO

Sunday, November 9, 10:30 AM
Torah, God, Israel: Theology of LIberal Judaism
Rabbi Daniel Bogard
Rabbi Daniel Bogard of Temple Anshai Emeth will be exploring a new theology of liberal Judaism using the three classical pillars of Judaism. He will also be available in Fellowship Hall after the service for questions and discussion.
Special Music: Mark Filip, clarinet
Share the Plate: Girls EMPO

Sunday, November 9, 4:00 PM
Ordination Service for Lynnda White
Join us today as we, the congregation of the Universalist Unitarian Church, ordain Lynnda White to the Unitarian Universalist ministry. The service will include a number of guests, with the sermon given by the Rev. Dr. Kristen Harper of the Unitarian Church of Barnstable, Maine. Helps us celebrate this important milestone in Lynnda's life and the life of our church. Please RSVP to the office (688-5608) or to www.lynndasordination.homestead.net.

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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