IYOU Event

IYOU Event: July 8-12, 2019




The Indie team is incredibly excited to announce the theme of the 2019 IYOU Event:  "The Art of The Universe".  Creative expression means so much to each of us, and we can't wait to explore the connection between the Divine and how we Express ourselves individually!

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 Meet our 2019 Indie Team!

Left to Right

  • Cameron Lawson, West Central Region
  • Michelle Keyes, Southwest Region
  • Marcus Crump, South Central Region

The Indies are hard at work planning an incredible event, and would like to introduce themselves to you.

Our IYOU Event Agent: 

Julie Core is our IYOU Event Agent for 2019. Julie has served as a YOU sponsor for twenty years at Unity Northwest in Des Plaines, Illinois and at Unity in Chicago, Illinois.  Her experiences includes working closely with YOUers in planning and organizing many YOU retreats, where she  encourages and supports the teens in developing their leadership skills. She has served as a Head Sponsor at more than twenty-five International, regional and sub-regional YOU events, rallies and retreats.

Julie Core, IYOU Event Agent





Eligiblity Requirements to Attend:


As a YOUer, to be eligible to attend IYOU, you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Be activity involved in a YOU chapter 
  • Be between the ages of 15-18 and currently attending high school (Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)
  • Have attended a prior regional YOU event (in the current school year)
  • Have completed 15 hours of service in a Unity church or local community
  • Have a designated event sponsor at the event. (can be a sponsor from another chapter)


As an adult attendee, to be eligible to attend IYOU, you must fulfill the following requirements

  • Be at least 25 years old
  • Have attended the IYOU Event Sacred Safety online training or watched the recording of the training. (Training will be offered this Spring)
  • Have on file with your home ministry a background check that was done within the last two years.
  • Be a designated event sponsor at the Event. This means that you are the adult responsible for one or more YOUers at the Event. (Note: You can be the designated event sponsor for YOUers from another chapter.)
  • Be willing to accept a role of responsibility assigned by the IYOU Leadership team during the event.
  • Be open to being assigned to whatever rooming situation best serves the event

YOU Chapter Qualifications

In order to be considered an active YOU chapter, the group must:

  • Be under the direction of a recognized Unity member ministry of Unity Worldwide Ministries
  • Be active in their regional YOU program.
  • Include one or more teens ranging from the ages of 14 through 18 years of age (YOUer) and adult sponsors* over the age of 25 (YOU Sponsor).

Registration Information

Coming in early 2019

Event Cost:


Local Area Information

Here is a link to the local area information for your support

If you have questions or need support contact Julie Core jcore@unity.org.


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