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Time and Talent Recognition

Through the year our Forum Committee members – Karen Solheim, Helene Brittain, Bob Schneller, and David Jarrett – arrange twice monthly speakers to bring valuable ideas to the congregation, continuing UUFA’s long tradition of hearing outstanding speakers and asking cogent questions. On April 30 Vivian Preston Sellers, Lay Minister of the Lifespan Development Cluster, recognizes … Continued

Mic Check! A/V Team Meets April 30

The UUFA A-V Team’s next meeting will be after the 11 am service on April 30th.  The A-V Team, which operates and maintains all audio visual equipment at UUFA in support of worship services, forums, and other fellowship activities, is always looking for additional members. If you are interested join us at the meeting or … Continued

Sanctuary Movement Potluck and Discussion May 23

Want to learn more about how Immigration became such a contentious issue in the United States? The UUFA Sanctuary Movement Group is sponsoring a potluck supper and book discussion on Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Book for discussion is Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire by Margaret … Continued

May 4: SAC Co-Sponsoring Honoring the Ancestors Vigil and Rally

On Thursday, May 4, 2017, the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement, Fred Smith, co-chair of the Athens Area Black History Committee, and various community leaders will meet 5:30 pm at the UGA Arch to honor our ancestors whose remains were discovered at UGA Baldwin Hall. Organizers encourage local citizens to join them at the Arch and to … Continued

Care Notes: Irene Muthe & Gini Carter

Irene Muthe passed away at home on Friday, April 21.  Irene and her husband John were married 45 years and had been members of UUFA since 2006.  Irene had been in declining health over the last eighteen months, following a fall. Irene was born in Germany and emigrated to the U.S. in 1959.  A “Celebration … Continued

Report from the Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee proposes the following nominees to be elected at the annual congregational meeting on May 22, 2017: Secretary (2-year term) – Aleta Turner At-Large member of the Board of Trustees (3-year term) – Barb Schell At-Large member of the Board of Trustees (3-year term) – VACANT Member of the Nominating Committee (2-year term) … Continued

Your Feedback Wanted: Program Review Survey

The UUFA Committee on Shared Ministry serves to strengthen the quality and governance of the ministries of UUFA, including professional leadership, fellowship, spiritual arts, social justice, lifespan development, connections and stewardship. Part of the way we fulfill that mission is to systematically collect information from members and others who routinely support and engage in the … Continued

We Need Your Stuff NOW! Yard Sale is May 13

The annual spring UUFA Yard Sale is on the calendar for Saturday, May 13 from 8am- 1pm. Come one, come all! But, the sale cannot happen without your gently-used, clean and ready to be re-homed items. We need a lot of good quality donations and many, many volunteers (since our yard sale guru, Sherri Tanner … Continued

Next Up: Apr. 30 Town Hall! The Great Reveal of the Building Plan!

Prior to the May 21 Congregational Meeting, there will be discussion opportunities at two Congregational Town Hall Meetings: This past Sunday, April 23, the Board and Finance Committee presented and discussed the budget for the next program year with members of the congregation.  For more information, contact President Lee Cornell or Treasurer Rich Rayburn. NEXT … Continued

May 7: Social Action Committee

You are invited to attend the next meeting of the Social Action Committee (SAC) Sunday, May 7, beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the front office. Can’t attend?  If you would like to know what transpires in the UUFA SAC, send an email to UUFA_Social_Action_Committee-subscribe@yahoogroups.com to join the listserv. This listserv will let you know what … Continued