These resources will be updated on a regular basis. They are designed to keep our community informed about what we here at Unity Temple are doing during this temporary closure. These resources are not limited to all things Unity Temple, but reach out beyond our doors to include information relevant to the safety and concern for all in our shared communities.
For information about how to join our Sunday morning livestream worship service on YouTube and our virtual fellowship hour on Zoom after the livestream please click  here .

To view a recording of the service from March 22, 2020 click here .
Caring for One Another :: The UTUUC Care Network is exploring safe ways to care for one another in the coming weeks based on the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and CDC recommendations. See guidelines here . At this time, we have volunteers reaching out to congregants who live alone and/or are 65+ years of age. We are developing a list of volunteers to assist home-bound households retrieve supplies or food. If you are healthy and able to help at this time, please contact  tlewis@unitytemple.org
Zoooooommm! :: As we continue to nurture our lives together but apart we want to be sure you have the tools you need to keep meeting.
 
Are you in a Soul Connections group and still want to meet? Are you in the choir and still want to sing together? Are you part of an affinity or support group and still want to spend time together? Does your committee still have work to do and email is a challenging medium to do your work? You can still do all of these things together but remotely! You can use Zoom ( https://zoom.us ) - FreeConferenceCall ( https://www.freeconferencecall.com ) or GoogleHangOut ( https://hangouts.google.com ).
 
Having trouble setting this up? Please reach out to our NEW  techteam@unitytemple.org  to ask for help with your Unity Temple group's meet up challenges. 
Daily Stories :: Subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you don't miss any of our great videos, such as our "Story for All Ages" read by Rev. Emily Gage each day. Watch and listen here .

Activities for All Ages :: Val Ridenour  ( Religious Education Assistant) and her family have been creating daily activity videos for all to do. They are fun and inspiring and will give you something to think about outside of our virtual reality. Watch here .
COVID 19 Relief & Advocacy Resources :: During this time of physical-distancing, our social-connecting and movement-building is more important than ever!  

Here is a list of  relief services and calls to action  from our community partners and organizations serving the greater west side. This list will be updated frequently.  

Please take time to thank our health care professionals, creatives, and service providers. Thanks for all the ways we know our community will continue to innovate and come together to be of support in the months ahead.  We are grateful for your commitment to justice and compassion! 
Mindful Reflection Online Community Tuesday Evenings Zoom meeting room opens at 7pm Program starts at 7:10pm
You Are Welcome Here! We will follow our usual format with 20 minutes of Mindful Reflection followed by a dharma talk and then discussion. Questions email mindful@unitytemple.org

Directions on how to access the Mindful Reflection Community Tuesday, March 24, Zoom meeting: Click here or use this link:
You should not need to enter these numbers, but just in case, here they are: Meeting ID: 829 387 209 Password: 887083

Other way to join:
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,829387209# US (Chicago)
Tuesday at Two & Thursdays at Three :: For anyone who wants to connect with others in a casual, supportive space, join Rev. Alan Taylor for a reflection on our monthly theme this Thursday at 3pm on Zoom at  https://uuma.zoom.us/j/675300070 . This month's theme is wisdom. Our resource packet can be found here

Illinois Department of Central Services: Posts several news stories and audio each day about state programs and services, press conferences and legislative action. Find Governor Pritzker's daily update live and recorded here each day.

Administrative Office
Administrative offices will be closed temporarily. Staff is working remotely as much as possible. If you need to reach us, please email and we will respond as quickly as possibly. You can reach the ministers  here . Staff can be reached  here .