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Members & Friends

We are so glad you have found us! We invite you to begin a process of getting to know one another with hopes that you will be inspired to become part of our vibrant community.

How to Get Acquainted

Newcomer Orientation

There are many things happening at UTUUC and a variety of ways to participate. We would love to know more about what you are looking for in a faith community and to share more about who we are and what we have to offer.

To set up a conversation online, by phone, or in person at our community center contact Tina Lewis at or 708.848.6225 x102.

Meet & Greets

Once a month we host a social hour in Unity House at Unity Temple to give new and established congregants a chance to get to know each other. The fall dates include October 2, and November 6 from 1-2pm. Walk-ins are welcome though registration is helpful. To register contact

Sip & Share

On the third Thursday of the month, the Hospitality & Connections Committee hosts an in-person Sip & Share at the Unity Temple Community Center located at 1019 South Blvd in Oak Park from 6:30-8pm. Bring your own beverage to enjoy and some conversation or topics to share as you casually mingle with other guests. For more information contact

How to Become a Member

We are excited to resume our Pathway to Membership sessions this fall and invite you to attend. This two part gathering is designed to help you decide whether or not becoming an active member of our faith community is right for you. You will get to know others in a a small group setting, learn about our congregations history and how things work today, as well as explore ways to be part of our future in meaningful and fun ways.

Fall Pathway to Membership Schedule

These sessions meet from 1-3pm at the UTUUC Community Center. Childcare is available upon request. Online accommodations can be arranged. Masks are recommended at this time. To register for one of the two-part sessions listed below, contact

September 18 & 25, 2022

October 16 & 23, 2022

November 13 & 20, 2022

We will celebrate new members during a brief ceremony on Welcome Sunday, December 4, 2022.

Welcome Sunday Ceremony

We honor new members of the congregation at a special ceremony during worship services twice a year.

To obtain information about upcoming sessions, please contact Tina Lewis at

Realm Directory

The online UTUUC congregational Realm database is password-protected and hosted on a secure server. To help protect everyone’s privacy, we ask that you please adhere to the following policies:

Access to Realm will be granted only to UTUUC Members and Friends.

  • Contact information from the directory may not be used for business or charitable solicitations of any kind, or for political calls.

  • Electronic or printed copies of the directory and other information kept in Realm are only for your own personal use; do not share with anyone whom you do not know to be a Member or Friend of UTUUC.

Access our member directory here. If you are not set up and would like to obtain information about accessing the directory please contact Tina Lewis at