The Forum is an adult lecture and talk-back featuring a vast array of topics. Previous Forum topics include SPLOST issues, global climate change, our UU Transylvanian Heritage, happiness, creativity, and more. For the 2017-18 program year, two kinds of Forums will be held:

  • Sunday Forums--on the second and third Sundays of  each month from roughly 10:00 - 10:50 am in the Fellowship Hall
  • CommUUnity Forums--occasional  Sundays in the afternoon (time tbd)

To suggest a Forum topic or speaker, please contact a Forum Committee member for 2017-18:  David Jarrett,  Karen Solheim, Kate Blane, Gary Crider, Frank Boardman, or UUFA Administrator Shaye Gambrell (706-546-7914).

~Forums for 2017-18 will be held on the second and third Sundays

now through March 18, 2018.~

March 18

It's Not Nice: Life and Music of Malvina Reynolds

Find out more about the life and music of Malvina Reynolds, an American folk/blues singer-songwriter and political activist, best known for her songwriting, particularly the songs "Little Boxes" and "Morningtown Ride."

presented by Amber Fetner and Caryl Sundland

 Forums for 2018-19 will resume after building construction has subsided.

Stay tuned.

  • Conversations that Matter: Disagreement and Respect – Can They Go Together?

    July 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m,  By ZOOM Web Conference

    A ZOOM Web Conference is easy to participate in. The first requirement is that you let us know you want to be invited to participate by sending an e-mail to: jschell@uga.edu. You will need a computer, tablet or smart phone with a video camera and access to the internet. You also have the option of calling a telephone number to participate using your phone. — John Schell

    It’s Summer time, many of our members are gone for vacation and family time. To keep the continuity of the Conversations that matter, we are planning a new approach by using Zoom Web Conference.

    First, about the topic: This morning I was in the Dunkin Doughnuts (don’t tell Barb) when I overheard a bit of conversation that went like this: “… they just need to make up a reason to fire the special prosecutor… then it’s all over…” I immediately silently judged: Huh, another uninformed republican! On reflection, how unkind and unfair of me. However, that person and I might disagree they are due my respect.

    It is sure that my little story is not new to anyone of us. So, how do we disagree while showing respect and acceptance of others and their opinions? We will set aside two hours to engage in a Conversation that Matters on this topic. We have the power to stop the unnecessary division that is ripping civil society apart.

    Second, about the technology:

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  • Forum Returns in the Fall

    Do you have good ideas? Do you know people? If so, you are invited to become a member of the 2018-19 Forum Committee to help plan, promote, and introduce next year’s Forums. Need more information?  See any member of the current Forum Committee:  Kate Blane, Frank Boardman, Gary Crider, David Jarrett, or Karen Solheim. Ready to join?  Contact Karen Solheim (justice@uuathensga.org or 706.202.7515).