• Dec2020

    Advent 2020

    December 24, 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...

  • RSO Holiday Zoom Party

    December 22, 2020

    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...

  • Book Drive Success

    December 3, 2020

    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...

  • Nov2020

    Book Drive

    November 10, 2020

      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...

  • Oct2020

    Community Dinner Canceled

    October 14, 2020

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sep2020

    Outdoor Worship!

    September 22, 2020

    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 uniplace.org/sermons, along with all our previous services!  

  • A virtual book club for parents of young children is starting on October 6th. The group will meet from 8:30 pm – 9:15 pm on Tuesday nights and walk through the major themes of the book Parenting Forward: How to Raise Children with Justice, Mercy, and Kindness by Cindy Wang Brandt....

  • Reflections from Sunday

    September 16, 2020

    This past Sunday morning we gathered outside of UniPlace for a worship service. We were delighted to see Samir playing the organ loud enough for us to hear outside, and able to wheel the piano towards the Sanctuary doors. It may have been a short service, but the fellowship with...