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This Sunday’s Speakers

YOU ARE!!! This Sunday (July 2) is the sharing service in which you, the members and friends of the congregation, have the opportunity to share something!  

Pool Party and Potluck Friday June 30 to honor Elod Kelemen

The Partner Church Committee invites everyone to a Pool and Potluck Party, honoring Elod Kelemen, our visitor from our sister church in Okland, Romania, Friday, June 30, starting at 6 pm, at the home David and Pat Jarrett, 185 Sedgefield Drive (off Tallassee Road) in Athens.  Elod has been with us since June 3rd and … Continued

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

Help Make a Welcome Home Gift for Rev. Alison

We will welcome Rev. Alison home from sabbatical in a special service on August 6.  In preparation for her return, the Worship Arts Committee is collecting special messages to her from members of the congregation. These messages can be about what she missed while she was gone or about how you grew/changed while she was … 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

Summer Tai Chi at UUFA

Come join us in June and July for some Tai Chi and Qigong! Monday nights at 6pm in the Fellowship Hall. Includes self-massage, breathing exercises, and simple moves for meditation, balance, and fitness. You don’t need to know anything about Tai Chi, just follow along! No special equipment needed, just wear comfortable clothes. Contact Jackie … 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

July 2, 2017: Do Values Matter? A Sharing Service.

Our annual sharing service will be held at 10:30 AM Sunday July 2nd. This is the service in which you, the congregation, participate actively instead of listening to one speaker giving a message. The theme for the service will be “Do Values Matter?” What values are the most important to you? Which values does this … Continued