Sundays

Our Sunday morning services begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 11:15am. Services are led by invited guest speakers or by individuals from our congregation. This is an example of a typical service. Several participatory services are Prairie favorites. You will find a wide variety of topics and perspectives presented, as shown by the past program listings on the Calendar below. We also have recent Recorded Services.

Guest speakers are presenters from outside Prairie membership. They are invited to speak at a Prairie Sunday service by the Program Committee. They speak on timely issues which can be related to the UU principles.

The consulting minister works to improve ministry to our congregation, including providing about one Sunday service each month.

Soup Sundays

Join us after the Sunday Service on the third Sunday of each month to share food and sit down together for lunch and fellowship. We usually have soup, salad, and some kid-friendly things like hot dogs and mac and cheese. If you’d like to bring something to share, please let the Chair of the Hospitality Committee know. If you’d like to donate a few dollars in lieu of bringing an item, that is welcome.

Bakery Sundays

Every other month, on the second Sunday of the month, bakery items are sold after the service by Just Bakery, a program of Madison Urban Ministry. The program trains folks who have barriers to getting jobs in a 16-week culinary arts program and then assists them in getting hired in the food industry. Proceeds help support the program.

  • Service: Outlawing Jellybeans & Other Injustices
    April 21, 2019  10:00 am - 11:15 am

    Join us for a special Easter treat! RE students will perform an interactive play production titled, 'Outlawing Jellybeans & Other Injustices'. Special thanks to Robin Proud & Aidan Small for directing! In this service, based on the story "The Duke Who Outlawed Jellybeans" by Johnny Valentine, a pompous and power-hungry duke is gently put in place by the people in his kingdom. When we use our shared power in the name of love, we can overcome almost any obstacle." Who doesn't love an Easter Pageant?!

  • Service: "Encountering the Divine: Part 2" by Steve Hingle
    April 28, 2019  10:00 am - 11:15 am

    This service will be full of ritual designed to shift us into the sacred and open us to the divine using chanting, drumming, and the poetry of Rumi. Please bring percussion instruments if you have them! Prairie member Steve Hingle invites you to see this service as an experiment, and invites you to let go, open up, and see what happens.

  • Service
    May 5, 2019  10:00 am - 11:15 am