Recent Services

Below are recent service topics and recordings of the presentation part of the service.

Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society
Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society
"The Heroine with 1001 Faces" by Robin Proud
  • "The Heroine with 1001 Faces" by Robin Proud

    Aug 27, 2023 • 28:13

  • "What Happens When We Die?" by Ilene Haykus

    Aug 6, 2023 • 18:48

    Unitarian Universalism has neither dogma nor creed. We are not asked to believe based on blind faith, but to inquire deeply. During today’s service, we will explore one of life’s…

  • "The Last Freie Gemeinde: The Free Congregation of Sauk County" by Nick Schweitzer

    Jul 16, 2023 • 31:37

    Scores of Freie Gemeinde (Freethought Societies) were established by German immigrants to the U.S. starting around the middle of the 19th century. The Free Congregation of Sauk County (FCSC) appears…

  • "Moving On" by Rev. Matt Aspin

    Jul 2, 2023 • 20:23

    My time as a minister at Prairie is done. Where will we all go from here?

  • "Trust Pregnant People" by Johanna Hatch

    Jun 25, 2023 • 31:10

    In this presentation, we will review the rights and restrictions of pregnant people in Wisconsin both before and after the Dobbs vs Jackson Women’s Health decision which recriminalized abortion in…

  • "Moving Towards Balance" by Rev. Matt Aspin

    Jun 11, 2023 • 25:03

    The summer solstice is that fleeting moment of the year when our day is filled with the most light. But how do we hold onto the light when we know that darkness…

  • "Will China Spark WWIII?" by Ed Friedman

    May 21, 2023 • 30:15

    A brief history of US-China relations, where we are now, and what the future might be. This talk is sponsored by BadgerTalks.

  • "Moving Towards Peace" by Rev. Matt Aspin

    May 28, 2023 • 27:49

    Memorial Day is dedicated to remembering those that gave their lives in war. In addition to honoring the losses, what will it take to create a future where fewer lives…

  • "Federal Funding Makes Clean Energy More Affordable for All" by Kathryn Kuntz

    Apr 23, 2023 • 37:52

     Director of Dane County Office of Energy & Climate Change will talk about the funding available to make climate action more affordable. 

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    Service: "The Only Constant is Change" by Rev. Matt Aspin

    Apr 16, 2023 • 45:16

    This Sunday, join Rev. Matt and a panel of Prairie members that have been reviewing the proposed updates to Article II of the UUA Bylaws (which includes the Principles and…

  • "Transforming Our Community: Let's start with me" by James Morgan

    Mar 26, 2023 • 37:13

  • "Miracles of Spring" by Ilene Haykus

    Apr 9, 2023 • 20:35

    Easter and Passover are celebrated this month, but this time of year is about much more than dying eggs and eating matzo. The Spring Equinox last month, and the biblical…

Public audio recordings from 1984 to the present may be found on the Archive of Past Audio Recordings maintained by the Archives Committee. That committee also maintains the podcast listing page, with recordings primarily from 2012 to the present. The latter includes the presenter’s description of their topic and a link to the order of service. On both pages,  the audio recordings provided are limited to the presenter’s part of the service, with words of welcome and readings. Full-service recordings are available to members on request to A selection of full-service recordings is available on the password protected Members’ Page.