Advent 2020

We wanted to share the materials created for Advent in a blog post. This will ensure everyone continues to have access to these pages after the tab is removed from our menu on the website! So, this is for those who may have missed opportunities to engage with each week’s offerings or simply want to […]

RSO Holiday Zoom Party

This year has been difficult, but the students who are a part of the UniPlace Community Service Registered Student Organization (RSO) still found a way to celebrate the holidays together! Last year we gathered in Paige Hall for a Christmas movie night. We watched Elf, danced to Christmas songs, ate popcorn, ordered pizza, and even […]

Book Drive Success

Hello everyone, I wanted to update you on how our book drive went! Here is a link to the original blog post about the project if you don’t know about it already: click here We collected over 150 books in just under 3 weeks for the Dreaam program, Cunningham Children’s Home, and the MLK Elementary […]

Book Drive

  We are in the last two days of our book drive with a senior-level social work cohort that lovingly calls themselves Team 461. Here you can find the link to our Facebook event and here you can find our Amazon Wish List Here is a description the students we are partnered with wrote about […]

Community Dinner Canceled

Hello friends, Tonight’s dinner is canceled because a UniPlace Staff Person may have been exposed to Covid-19. They are promptly being tested, however with extreme caution we have decided to cancel the dinner. We will still be handing out our “next night” meals as well as produce and sack lunches to those that still come […]

Fratelli Tutti, a conversation with Professor Eric Freyfogle

[rev_slider ft] On October 18, you are invited to join us for a conversation on Pope Francis’ newest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, hosted by Professor Eric Freyfogle. Freyfogle is a lay leader at UniPlace and long-time faculty member and Swanlund Chair holder at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. There are two ways to join us […]

Outdoor Worship!

This past Sunday we had an outdoor service, with an incredible message from Pastor Kris. We loved seeing our friends again and hope we can see you this coming Sunday at 9:30am! If you missed the service you can find it at, along with all our previous services!   [rev_slider worship922]