Ministry Notes

Notes from Ministry Council: April 17, 2018

Present: Vivian (Facilitator), Hilda (Notetaker), Alison, Herb, Ange, Karen, Lee, Carol Lee

The group present discussed:

As the PCC and others continue to struggle with the decision of the Romanian UU Church to not support gay marriage, the MC discussed the … read more.

Construction begins at last!

All ACC permits have finally been approved and construction crews will be on site this coming week, 4/23!

Drew Wren continues as our CloverLeaf project manager and Alyssa Ferguson is the on-site supervisor. Phase 1 work will include the new parking lot off Cheatham Rd and construction of … read more.

May 10: Sanctuary Movement Team

Interested in immigrant justice within the Athens community and ways you can help?

Join us for the next gathering of the Sanctuary Movement Team on second Thursday of the month–May 10–beginning at 5 p.m. in the old sofa room.

To join the Sanctuary Movement Team listserv, click… read more.

May 6: Social Action Committee (SAC) Meeting

Be the change you want to see in the world. You are invited to attend the next meeting of the Social Action Committee (SAC) Sunday, May 6, beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the front office.

The 2018-19 Causes of the Month will be decided at this May meeting.

Click … read more.

May 1 Beltane Ritual

Tuesday, May 1, from 5:30 – 8:00 at the home of Alice Rose, you are invited to join a Beltane ritual. We will leave the winter dead wood behind and celebrate renewal of spring. Bring actual deadwood or a symbol of such and a food … read more.

Conversation that Matters

Our next Conversation that Matters will be held, Sunday, April 29th at 12:15 p.m. We will continue our examination of democracy and our democratic practices at the UUFA. A main focus of this session will be on decision making and the retention of value, worth … read more.

A Child Dedication – May 13

Ready to Dedicate a Child?

If you would like your child or children to be dedicated during the service on Sunday, May 13, 2018, please contact Rev. Alison (

We dedicate children newly born, newly adopted, or new to Unitarian Universalism. This naming ceremony celebrates new life into the world and into … read more.

Alps Road Elem. Discussion May 6

Alps Road Elementary – Another Town Hall is planned for Sun., May 6, at 9:30 am to discuss the possible adoption of the Alps Road Elementary School and what impact that might have on Fellowship members and activities.


UUFA Receives UGA NAACP Award

Last evening, the UUFA was honored at the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the UGA Student NAACP Chapter Awards Ceremony.

UUFA was among five nominees for Outstanding Community Advocacy Group. Four UUFA members were there to accept the award.

“We are so proud!” said Deb Brenner, an active … read more.