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Leadership Council Cancelled on Aug. 18.

Due to construction developments, the Leadership Council meeting tentatively scheduled for this Saturday, Aug. 18, is cancelled.

Stay tuned for new dates.

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Free for the Taking!

As we clean out closets we are discovering many items no longer being used. This includes rocking chairs, can light fixtures, framed pictures, kitchen items (even bags of Sweet’n Low and Splenda), a piano bench, and more!

If you would like to take an item home, … read more.

UU World Magazine to Visit UUFA, Sun., Aug. 19

On Sunday, August 19, Michael Hart, writer for the UU WORLD magazine, will visit the Fellowship to prepare an article on becoming a “Breakthrough Congregation” for use in our denomination’s magazine.

We received notice of our being named a “Breakthrough Congregation” back in October 2017, (… read more.

Town Hall on Sanctuary Monitor Use, Aug. 26

On Sunday, August 26, in the Ocean Room, at either 9:45 am or 11:45 am (choose your preferred time), the Worship Arts Committee invites you to a Town Hall to discuss and hear your thoughts on the following:

the current use of the monitor in the sanctuary
how … read more.

Sunday Services Continue at 10:30 am

To minimize the number of changes going on due to construction, Sunday worship services will continue to be held at 10:30 am through the winter holidays. Forum continues to be on hiatus until construction is complete. In the recent past, worship was shifted to accommodate … read more.

Step Into UUFA this Fall

For the next few Sundays, the ‘Stepping Stones’ table in the Fellowship Hall will be staffed with people offering various classes and activities for you to consider joining. Small Groups, Circle Suppers, Adult Education classes, Sunday Hospitality, Enjoyable Entertainment ideas & hosts, and more will … read more.

Minister’s Discretionary Fund Is Low

The Minister’s Discretionary Fund (MDF) is without funds!

This non-budgeted fund allows Rev. Alison to help pay for critical needs, such as rental assistance, medical bills, utility costs, and other basic needs. We typically ask for donations for this fund during the Christmas Eve service. But … read more.

George Koch Memorial, Sat., Aug. 4, 3 pm

Long-time UUFA member, George Koch, 91, died Tuesday, July 24, from complications related to age and various illnesses. His last days were spent comfortably at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Athens. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, August 4, … read more.

More Sad News

Regretfully, UUFA’s long-time member John Bleyle passed away last night, June 26, after bravely battling prostate cancer.

A memorial celebrating his life will be held this Sunday, July 1, at 2 pm. A reception will follow the service. Members and friends are welcome to attend.

Bring Water for Annual Ceremony, Aug. 12

On Sunday, August 12, UUFA will hold its annual Water Ceremony as part of the Sunday service.

We invite you to bring a small sample of water from a location near or far that symbolizes a significant change in your life or new understanding that might … read more.