SGM Registration to open in August!

The 2017-18 program year registration for Small Group Ministry will be from August 13-27. For more information see the July “Tapestry,”  the weekly e-news, or the SGM page on the UUFA website, You can also speak with Vivian Preston Sellers, or email her at

June 29: In Athens–New Sanctuary Movement of Atlanta (NSMA) Joint Meeting

You are invited (and encouraged) to attend a joint meeting of New Sanctuary Movement of Atlanta, the Oconee Street UMC Sanctuary Movement Team, members of the UUFA Sanctuary Movement Team, and Linda Lloyd from the Athens Economic Justice Coalition on Thursday, June 29, at 2 p.m. at Oconee Street United Methodist Church, Athens. The NSMA is … Continued

Denominational Affairs: GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2017 ONLINE

General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Attendees worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. General Assembly 2017 (June 21-25) will take place in New Orleans, LA, and online. Watch GA Live Video! Events in the General Session Hall are streamed live, and … Continued

UUFA drummers at Hot Corner!

Come hear UUFA’s drum group, Palms of Fire play at the Hot Corner Celebration this Saturday, June 10th between 2:30 and 3. We will be joined by dancers led by Leigh Harvey.

At the next Board Meeting

Board of Trustees Agenda   Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 7:00 p.m.     Resources: UUFA Bylaws, UUFA Policy & Procedure Manual , Vision/Mission/Covenant   Opening Words and One-word Check-In (5 min) 7:05-7:10 p.m.   Consent Agenda (5 min) 7:10-7:15 p.m.     Approval of 06.13.2017 agenda Approval of 05.09.2017 minutes   Guest Comments (5 min)   … Continued

4th Note from Sabbatical Road, by Rev. Alison

A sabbatical is a check out, a time away from one’s usual routines–no meetings to attend, hospital patients to visit, sermons to write, or emails to read (!). But what has been difficult, actually impossible, is for me to check out from the world. And given that the world has been so tumultuous, it’s been doubly … Continued

EOV Building Project Update

The EOV Project is moving forward on the transition from master planning to construction.  Our next steps are to engage Houser Walker Architects for the remainder of the project, submit requests for permits and variances to the ACC Planning Commission, and create subcommittees that will focus on specific aspects of the work to be done.  … Continued

Thank you: Smart Lunch Smart Kids Sandwich Making Success

A BIG thank you to all who contributed time, talent, and lunch supplies to the Smart Lunch Smart Kids sandwich making and lunch assembly on May 28. Two hundred peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were made and salty and fruit snacks added to lunch bags in just over one hour! Please put July 16 and … Continued