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If it is not new, find it here in the part of Prairie UU Society's website maintained by the Archives Committee. The publically available pages here include:
Prairie Fire newsletters1974 to the current year and several years of Prairie Newsletters before the name "Prairie Fire" was adopted.
Annotated Prairie ChronologyAn updated version of the chronology beginning in 1964 that appears in Appendix VIII of Prairie UU Society: 50 Years in the Life of a Congregation, 1967-2017, Volume 2. See also A Brief History of Our Congregation under About on the home page.
History book setThe History Committee published a two volume set: Prairie UU Society: 50 Years in the Life of a Congregation, 1967-2017, Volumes 1 & 2. Visit this page to learn about the books and how to purchase them.
50th Anniversary PagePhotos, videos, audio recordings and event descriptions.
Archive of Past Public Audio RecordingsSunday morning speakers, 1984 to the present. These public recordings exclude parts of Sunday services not related to the speaker's presentation.
Audio cassette list1983 to 2010 (when digital recording was started).
Podcast pageHere you will find Sunday service descriptions and audio recordings from 2012 to this year. Selected presentations of particular interest from 2011 and earlier are also included. The recordings are in reverse chronological order, most recent at the top. In addition to the media file links, the titles are linked to the mp3 files so that users of RSS feed readers can listen via the links reached that way. Links are also provided to available orders of service. Audio recordings going back to 1984 are available here. Podcasts from Oct. 27, 2019 to the present (automatically generated by the WordPress section of the website) are available here.
Orders of serviceScattered copies of early orders of service from past Sunday mornings and complete copies since 2012
Transcripts and resource listsOccasional transcripts, resources lists or visual aids provided by Sunday speakers are provide here.
Summer Reads/ Winter WatchesMember recommendations for fiction and nonfiction books for summer reading and things to watch on winter evenings.
Frequent Contributor and Annual Program ListsListed here by contributor name are all the programs by a number of members who have led many Sunday services over the years. Programs lists by academic year also appear here.
Comprehensive list of Past Sunday ProgramsSpeaker and topic list, 1967 to the present.
Green PageDocumentation of our congregation's Green Sanctuary accreditation process.
Welcoming CongregationA list of programs leading to our obtaining and maintaining certification by the UUA as a Welcoming Congregation
The following additional pages for Prairie members only can be reached through the For Current Members password entry page. The links below will take you to that page. (If you did not make a note of that password when it was last sent out, contact or a member of the Archives Committee.)
Members' PageOn the Members' Page you will find full-service audio recordings from March 2020 to the present, a selection of full-service recordings from past years, memorial service recordings, noteworthy live music performances and more. If you have proposed additions or questions about this content, or want access to other past full service recordings, please send email to
MinutesMinutes of past Board and Parish Meetings are provided here. Please direct questions or corrections to
 Updated December 22, 2020, by Archives Committee