Our Larger Connections

Larger Connections – LINKS OF INTEREST

UUA – Unitarian Universalist Association website
Mid-America Region – Our regional district of the UUA
Mt. Vernon UU Congregation – Our sister congregation in Mt. Vernon, IL

Cape Girardeau UU Congregation – Unitarian Universalism in Cape Girardeau, Missouri – Regular meetings are now being held in the Cape area. Please contact Pat Reagan 573-339-7284 for more information and times/locations of meetings.

Larger Connections – COMMUNITY LINKS

Gaia House –  provides regularly scheduled programs and special events in support of spiritual development, social justice, and ecological sustainability. Additionally, SIUC students in the Gaia House Registered Student Organization (RSO) develop and lead activities at the Center.  CUF is a regular supporter of Gaia House.

Carbondale Peace Labyrinth – adjacent to the Gaia House; This beautiful park, provided by generous friends and supporters, includes a small waterfall and pond, flowering plants, shading trees, benches, a picnic table, a labyrinth specially designed by UU member Robert Swenson to fit on the site of a former geodesic dome and the newest addition: a geodesic sculpture that encloses the space of the labyrinth.

Rainbow Cafe – a safe space social/support group for high school age gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth in Southern Illinois.  Rainbow Cafe is supported locally by CUF and by the Church of the Good Shepherd – UCC.

Shawnee Group, Sierra Club – our local chapter of the Sierra Club.

Community Resource Directory (Access S. I.) – links and information about the wider community

City of Carbondale – the official City of Carbondale website.

Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau – links and information about visiting beautiful southern Illinois.

Meditative Sitting Groupslinks and information about the variety of sitting groups in the Carbondale area including those that meet at the Fellowship.

The Women’s Center – One of the first domestic violence centers in the country, The Women’s Center, Inc. was created in 1972 by a group of visionaries who recognized the need for a safe, secure environment for Southern Illinois women and their children. We are pro-choice in all aspects of women’s social, educational, financial, family, and legal rights.

Carbondale Interfaith Council – The purpose of the Carbondale Interfaith Council is to make God’s love visible in our community by fostering interfaith cooperation, sharing religious experiences, engaging in service, discovering unity while respecting our differences, and speaking with courage and strength for justice.