News

A Response to Events in Charlottesville

From Rev. Alison W. Eskildsen Speaking for the members and friends of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, we grieve with the family and friends of Heather Heyer, as well as Jay Cullen, and Berke M. M. Bates, both Virginia State Police Troopers, all who recently died in Charlottesville, Virginia. We also regret the injuries suffered by others at … Continued

Service after the Service!?

Interested in being more involved with what is happening at UUFA? On Sunday mornings, visit the Stepping Stones table to sign up for the various opportunities at UUFA. At other times, take a look at the “Service after the Service” bulletin board (last one on the left) to view the various activities at UUFA for … Continued

Registration for Adult RE Workshops Continues through August

Interested in broadening your religious and/or spiritual knowledge? Then sign on to take one of the four Religious Exploration offerings for Fall, 2017, aimed at older youth and adults. The selections offered are: “Building the World We Dream About,” a social justice-focused class; “The Historical Jesus,” a class focused on evidence of Jesus’ life; “Governance … Continued

Enjoyable Entertainment Events

Deadline to submit an event is Sept. 1st for events being held between Sept. and Jan 31st. Deadline to submit an event is January 1st for events being held between February and May. If you wish to host an event, please contact Jane Mayer (jamkp42@hotmail.com). Tickets for events will be on sale at the 4th … Continued

SGM Registration Is Underway!

SGM registration for the 2017-2018 program year began August 13th. Every participant, including facilitators, must register. For information on the program, and to register, see the UUFA website SGM page: http://uuathensga.org/education/small-group-ministries/ The link for registration is at the bottom of the page; the word “here” is printed in red. Click on that and fill in … Continued

Art in the Foyer August & September

Jennie Snare Paintings: “I arranged the objects of these still life paintings in front of a window in the upstairs of my home. I was inspired by the light coming in which gave the set up a life it would not have had otherwise.”

Share your time & talent with the Worship Arts Committee!

– Would you like to have input into what happens during worship services on Sunday?   – Is there a topic you would like someone to address during a service?   – Are you interested in helping plan worship services or in assisting with some of the parts of a worship service? UUFA’s Worship Arts … Continued

Child Dedication Date

Parents, please contact Rev. Alison if you would like a child dedicated one Sunday during services. Typically, we dedicate newborns, newly adopted, or children new to our community. Two possible dates are Oct. 15 or Nov. 19, though another date could be chosen. Please contact Rev. Alison Eskildsen by email.

New Lay Ministry Training Begins

Interested in becoming a Lay Minister? Are you currently a leader who generously shares your time, talent and treasure with UUFA? If so, and if you’re interested in increasing your understanding of congregational life and making a deeper commitment to your own spiritual development and service to UUFA, then please consider attending the next Lay … Continued

UUFA Circle Supper Fall Kickoff Potluck Sept. 10

YOU are invited to participate not only in this Circle Supper Fall Kickoff Potluck from 6-9pm Sept. 10 at UUFA, but also in the Circle Suppers happening once a month throughout the year…a great way to “meet and eat,” getting to know each other through fellowship and food. For further information, contact Lyndall Tunnell, kathylyndall@gmail.com … Continued