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Do you have a capital campaign (EOV) pledge? Read on.

The tax bill currently in Congress makes charitable contributions less easy to deduct from federal and state income taxes beginning in 2018. Our campaign consultant, Barry Finkelstein, advises UU Congregations to notify members that payments this year (i.e., before December 31, 2017) will probably receive more favorable tax treatment than will payments next year and … Continued

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

December 20: Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Volunteers Needed

The Smart Lunch Smart Kid Winter Break Delivery will be Wednesday, December 20. We need volunteers for the following jobs: Picking up supplies (8:30 am-9:00am) 1-2 volunteers with a truck to go to Food Bank of Northeast GA with staff person to pick up food Packing bags (10 am-11pm) 8-10 volunteers to meet at Milledge Ave Baptist Church in order to pack … 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.

from the UUFA Sanctuary Movement Team–

The Athens Immigrant Rights Coalition has shared the following: Please consider taking the following actions against the Sheriff’s new policy to comply with ICE detainers.   1. SIGN THIS PETITION 2. CONSIDER DONATING to this local family. They have already suffered due to the new policy and they need our help 3. SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT TONIGHT’S FORUM :  Athens Immigrant Community … Continued

Winter Solstice Celebration, Dec. 20 & 21

A special musical service featuring the Fellowship’s Chalice Choir. The program is offered on two nights this year, Wed., Dec. 20 & Thu., Dec. 21, at 7 pm. A Bake Sale follows with donations to go towards commissioning a special hymn for the Fellowship’s planned building dedication next year. You are invited to bring a … Continued

Yikes! Dan Everett is turning 70! What to do?

Have a party, of course! Come help Dan to celebrate still walking on this Earth and to express his joy and gratitude for all his family and friends. Party Central is the Fellowship Hall, 5 to 9 PM on Thursday Dec 28. Be ready for some music, merriment, food and drink.  Presence not Presents! Please RSVP … Continued

Scrabble

Scrabble with the Rabble will have their usual fellowship Friday, December 15, in the Fellowship Hall from 7-9 pm. Please contact Kathy Larson at kathylyndall@gmail.com or 317.855.0009 if you have any questions, or just show up to play and visit!