UUFA’s Partners, Pilgrims, and Pals

Wanna be a Pal? Come join us to learn from Michelle Leebens-Mack what is happening at the national level–including celebrations of the 450th anniversary of the Edict of Torda. Hear from Elod Kelelmen’s hosts and helpers how the visit went. And help plan this September’s Transylvanian Lunch and the year’s possible pilgrimages. Please RSVP to hkleiner@uga.edu.


Unitarian Universalist Partner Church Council gives  UUFA member award

Member, Heather Kleiner, was awarded the UUPCC 2016 Stewardship Award for her 26 year tireless promotion of our relationship with our Partner church in Okland Romania.  Heather could not attend the annual UUPCC meeting at the Unitarian Universalist General Assembly in Columbus, Ohio, to personally receive the award, so the certificate and beautiful hand carved wooden plaque were presented to her during the UUFA’s annual Romanian Thanksgiving celebration.

Pilgrimage to our sister Unitarian congregation in Oklánd, Transylvania (Romania)

Transylvanian symbol

We Enjoyed a Wonderful Pilgrimage! 

  • The trip occurred between October 19 & 28, 2015. Click here to see a short video of trip highlights composed by pilgrim Robin Williams. 
  • If you would like more information about our partnership, please contact Clela Reed or Rev. Alison or Heather Kleiner.
  • For general information about traveling in Romania, click here to read the travel guide prepared by the Unitarian Universalist Partner Church Council.

Fourth Sunday Lunch Celebration in September 2017

Unitarians in Romania celebrate the last Sunday in September with a Thanksgiving Communion, one of four annual communion Sundays. UUFA once again held its own celebration with a Fourth Sunday Lunch, featuring our version of delicious Transylvanian fare.


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Our Partner Church will be the Cause of the Month for October 2017

Over the years, UUFA has supported the congregation and its missions in a variety of ways, including establishing a bakery and a dairy, repairing and maintaining buildings, and supporting high school students. In 2017, our Share the Plate contributions will go towards providing stipends for two students who are now attending the Unitarian seminary and one student attending the university.