Denominational Affairs

Mountain Matters: December 2017

Mountain Program Highlights Registration is now underway for these great programs and group retreats, and we’d LOVE to have you back at The Mountain for one or more of them in the months to come! MountainCamp registration began November 1st. Click the link for each program below for more information or visit The Mountain website Retreats section.   … Continued

UUA Matters: Lead Hiring Update from UUA President

from Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, President, Unitarian Universalist Association Announcing Southern Region Co-Leads I have some exciting news to share with you! As of January 1, we have appointed Natalie Briscoe and Connie Goodbread to serve as Co-Leads of the Southern Region. As Co-Leads, they will share the duties of the regional staff lead, responsible for overseeing … Continued

Love Resists: We must nurture everyone in our communities

Click here for the latest information from Love Resists, a joint campaign by the Unitarian Universalist Association and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, about nurturing everyone in our communities.

Love Resists: Dream Act a reality by YEAR END

This week, Love Resists activist networks and partners are mobilizing thousands of people to show up in Washington D.C. We’ll be joining our partners at the UndocuBlack Network and other POC activists, who have led this struggle and will already be in the nation’s capital to lobby Congress. Click here [https://goo.gl/Jc44Rd] to read more.

Standing on the Side of Love:

Two weeks ago, the second season of Fortification, a podcast about the spiritual lives of organizers and activists was launched, this time in collaboration with Auburn. Fortification is an opportunity to hear from people within and across faith and spiritual traditions to talk about some of the questions facing organizers, communities and institutions in these times. The … Continued

Global Partner Reflections

As some of you already know, the Hungarian Unitarian Church (HUC) Synod issued a formal statement partially entitled “Marriage and Family” that defines marriage as a relationship restricted to a man and a woman. This statement profoundly saddened the members of the UU Fellowship of Athen’s Partner Church Committee. We have had a relationship with … Continued

Breakthrough Congregation Awarded to UUFA!

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens (UUFA) has just been recognized as one of the Unitarian Universalist Association’s (UUA) newest Breakthrough Congregations! This recognition was made in response to our excellent Lay Ministry program that serves the spiritual growth of the Lay Ministers and serves the organizational growth of the congregation. The program was initiated at … Continued