Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Elkhart

Love is the spirit of this church and service is its law.

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Elkhart (UUFE) is a welcoming community encouraging religious freedom, nurturing individual spiritual and ethical growth, celebrating diversity, and promoting a just and sustainable world.

Located in Elkhart, Indiana, UUFE is a religious and/or spiritual "home" for individuals and families throughout the Michiana area - drawing its membership from Elkhart, South Bend, Mishawaka, Bristol, Goshen, Middlebury, Edwardsburg, and the list goes on.

Lifespan Religious Enrichment

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Elkhart offers a variety of classes to meet the intellectual and spiritual needs of all ages. 

Yoga with Kristen Smith

Every Thursday at 6 p.m. join us for yoga. Kristen Smith is an experienced yoga instructor who has led classes at the Elkhart Environmental Center, Rise Up Farms and Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart. Yoga is an excellent practice to increase one's strength, flexibility and balance, and to reduce stress. Cost per class is $10. Experience is not required. Participants should bring a yoga mat. For more information, contact T.J. Shaum at 574-536-7057.

Sunday Mornings

A multigenerational worship service begins at 10 a.m., but there are enrichment activities before and after the service.

The Adult Forum meets at 9 a.m. for a free-ranging discussion of current events and other topical items.  The group is open to all adults and gathers in the Children's House, next door to the main building.

Following the worship service, beginning at approximately 11:15 a.m., is our "second hour" Sunday classes.  Second hour classes are on break for the months of June, July and August.  For the 2016-17 program,  youth classes will be built around First LEGO League.

Science and society

Each month, on the first and third Tuesday, the Science and Society group meets in the Children’s House at 1718 Garden Street (next door to UUFE).

We meet to discuss a variety of interesting subjects; many times taken from the excellent curricula contained in “The Great Courses” programs.  These are generally 30-minute lectures by well-known academics from a variety of colleges and universities.

Currently the Science and Society group is viewing "The Philosopher's Tool Kit: How to be the most Rational Person in Any Room," a series of 24 half-hour lectures, from The Great Courses, presented by Philosophy Professor Patrick Grim (State University of New York).  For further details please contact Ken Clayborn at KClayborn@aol.com  or mobile number 574-596-7855.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at 7 p.m.: We will be viewing the lectures "Rhetoric Versus Rationality" and "Bogus Arguments and How to Defuse Them”.  

 Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at 7 p.m.: We will be viewing the lectures "The Great Debate" and "Outwitting the Advertiser." 

Discussion group

An adult RE discussion group meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays.

UUFE is a welcoming community encouraging religious freedom, nurturing individual spiritual and ethical growth, celebrating diversity, and promoting a just and sustainable world.

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1732 Garden St., Elkhart, IN 46514
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