Several outside groups use space at Countryside Church UU and are in alignment with our UU Principles and open to participation by all. There may be a participation fee or other requirements set by the group and which apply to all participants, regardless of CCUU affiliation.

Wellness House: Hypnosis Group & Reiki Sessions are held here at CCUU the 1st Saturday of the month. These offerings are open to anyone in our geographical area who has or had cancer of any kind. These are free, and registration is required. To register, email or call 630-654-5197. For more information about Wellness House and its many services, go to their website,

Transcend is a program of Youth Outlook which meets here every Wednesday evening. It is a support group focusing on gender identity and is geared towards Trans youth. It is suggested for 14-20 yr olds. For more info, go to

Journey Transgender Support Group is for anyone transgender, gender queer, androgynous, or gender questioning; meets the 2nd and 4th Sundays, 2:30-3:30 pm in classroom 5. Meetings are limited to people 18 or over, unless accompanied by a parent. For further info or to be added to the closed yahoo group, email the facilitator.

Great Plains Zen Center (GPZC) sits meditation on Sundays at 7 pm and offers monthly Intro to Zen workshops here at Countryside Church UU. For more info about GPZC’s programs, refer to “Other Religious Voices” bulletin board across from the church office or go to

Agape—A Community of New Hope holds worship in our Sanctuary on Saturday evenings. We are happy to help an emerging faith community that, although a different denomination, is welcoming of all and aligns with UUism on social justice issues. You can find them on Facebook Agape: A Community of New Hope.

AA: Men’s Meeting: Saturdays, 9-10 am; Women’s Meeting: Fridays, 7:30 pm

Job Search Circle (JSC) meets in Atherton Hall on Wednesdays, 9-11am. $5/meeting. Dress code is business casual. For more info, contact JSC founder Rosemary Monahan,

Career Communicators is a Toastmasters International Club dedicated to professional speaking. Meets in Atherton Hall the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7-9 pm. For more info, visit

St Hubert Job Ministry Events are nondenominational, free, open to all occupations, and held at various member churches. For more info, go to their Facebook page or contact Coordinator Bob Podgorski.