IYOU Event


IYOU Event 2020: Illuminate - Online Event

Event Purpose Statement: 

To create an inclusive community of love and support where people are inspired to learn and grow spiritually, and experience an understanding of their endless potential.

Dates: Thursday, July 9 through Sunday, July 12, 2020

Join us for 4 days of online events that will create an environment that encourages a of deepening spiritual practice and connection with YOUers from around the world, while we explore the power of our Divine Spirit to illuminate our way in the world! 

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Virtual Schedule

All times listed are CDT

  • Session 1: Thursday, July 9 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Session 2: Friday, July 10 -  6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Session 3: Saturday, July 11 - 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Session 4: Saturday, July 11 -  6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Session 5: Sunday, July 12 -  11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Registration for the 2020 IYOU Online Event is now open!

Click here for the registration link!  We just learned that the registration system will be unavailable from 10 am to 10 pm on Friday, July 3. If you receive a notice when you try to register, please try again on Saturday. If you have any questions, contact Julie Core, jcore@unity.org

Please note that the registration form asks for the following information: You must have all of this information available before clicking the registration link.

  • Your contact information
  • Your region
  • Ministry information: including full address, minister's email address
  • Sponsor's name, phone number and email, if applicable
  • You must agree to the heart agreement and releases
  • If you are under 18, a parent/guardian's contact information and signature is also needed
Please contact Julie Core, at jcore@unity.org, with any registration questions.


$25 Suggested Love Offering

This event is offered free of charge, however, love offerings are gratefully received. To make a donation Click this link. Please select: IYOU Event in the donor designation area. 

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
  • Have attended a prior regional YOU event 
  • Have completed 15 hours of service in a Unity church or local community


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

 Meet our 2020 Indie Team!

Top to Bottom:

Zoe Bibik, Great Lakes Region

Amelia Valery, Southeast Region

Emily Myers, Eastern Region

Click here for more information!





Our IYOU Event Agent: 

Julie Core is our IYOU Event Agent for 2020. 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







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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Photo from 2019 - Art of the Universe

IYOU Event - Click here for the video of this marvelous event!