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Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church of Urbana! We believe that everyone who enters these doors is God’s guest. This is a safe place, to search for and find God, to ask questions along with others who know that the life of faith is not about having all the answers, and to open doors to paths that might be familiar and some that might be entirely new. Read more …


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On Monday, Sept. 20, stop by the Museum for a conversation between Jess T. Dugan, Vanessa Fabbre, and Gloria Allen, about their book, 'To Survive on the Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults.' The three will be talking with Mary Statzer, curator of prints and photographs at University of New Mexico Art Museum.

A reception will follow the talk. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, Sept. 20 at 4pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
600 S. Gregory, Urbana, UIUC
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We're excited to announce all the vendors, groups, community resources, and organizations participating in our Vendor Fair! Just look at that line up! And then come on down on Sat, Sept 25th and see what they've got in store for this amazing event!

Aetna Better Health of Illinois
Art Coop, inc.
Bohemia Urbana
Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Champaign County Democrats
Champaign County Young Republicans
Champaign Estate Sales
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District
City of Champaign - Municipal Government Office of Equity, Community, and Human Rights
Common Ground Food Co-op
Community UCC, Champaign, IL
Compass Counseling and Consulting, LLC
Courage Connection
CRIS Healthy-Aging Center of Champaign
Cunningham Children's Home of Urbana Il
Cunningham Township Supervisor’s Office
CU Trauma & Resilience Initiative
Designs by Doty
Disability Resource Expo
Equality Illinois
First Presbyterian Church of Urbana
Fleming Music Therapy
Glassology - Chris Brunson
Greater Community AIDS Project
Kona Ice of Champaign
Mama's Pride
McKinley Memorial Presbyterian Church
PFLAG, Charleston, IL
Pink Jones
Planned Parenthood of Illinois
Prism Studios
Queerest Gear
R. A. C. E. S.
Rattle the Stars
Sane Jungle
Sexual Health Peers- McKinley Health Center
St. Peter's United Church of Christ
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
The Literary
The Pipe Dream Salon
The Urbana Free Library & Champaign Public Library
True North Counseling Center
Two Roads Wellness Clinic
UniPlace Christian Church
University YMCA - UIUC
(And there are sooooo many -yay!- and Facebook won't let us tag everyone in one post so list continued in the comments!)
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