This Sunday at UUFA: “Mike & Freddie & Me” and POTLUCK

SUNDAY August 11, 2019 – POTLUCK & “Mike & Freddie & Me” Five years after the extrajudicial murders of Mike Brown and Freddie Gray, UUFA member Susan Westenbarger will explore the ramifications of their deaths at the hands of those pledged to “protect and serve” and how today’s Movement for Black Lives resonates within Unitarian Universalism.   Coffee 10:30am, Service 11:00am, Potluck at noon. 184 Longview Heights Road, Athens, Ohio 45701 

This week’s SPECIAL FOR CHILDREN:  This Sunday will be decorating paper bag “UU Principle” PUPPETS! with colorful craft items. All puppets will begin with names or concepts from our UU Principles.  Children will choose to decorate and adopt puppets with names such as Julia Justice, Ryan Respect, Daniel Dignity, Parker Peace, Lillian Liberty, Victoria Voting, Serenity Searching, and Noah Nature. Newcomers always welcome. Adults helpers welcome, too!

This Sunday: A Visit from Vivian Dunbar! – Longtime UUFA member Vivian Dunbar will be visiting UUFA on Sunday, August 11st. Vivian and her late husband Jean-Clare, pictured here together at Athens Uncorked during a prior visit, left Athens a few years before that to be closer to family in Oregon. We look forward to welcoming Vivian back this Sunday.

FUTURE SUNDAYS – Subject to change—your ideas welcome!
Next programming committee meeting will be online via ZOOM at 6pm Friday, September 8th. All welcome. Contacts: Katie, Brian, Wenda, and Susan.

Sunday, August 18th: Self-Improvement Through Accountability

Sunday, August 25th: Open Discussion: Spirituality and Health

Sunday, September 1st: TBA Guest Speaker?

Sunday, September 8th: “Welcoming NameTags”: A Lesson and Art Project

Sunday, September 15th: Ingathering & Water Communion Service and POTLUCK with Rev. Don Rollins

Sunday, September 22nd: Mabon with Roberta & Barb

Sunday, September 29th: Noelle Stroud & TBA (Re: Areas of Passion & New Ideas)

Sunday, October 6th: TBA Guest Speaker?

Sunday, October 13th: POTLUCK & Rev. Don Rollins

Sunday, October 20th: Andy Ray & Music

Sunday, October 27th: Samhain with Roberta & Barb

Sunday, November 3rd: TBA Guest Speaker?

The Seven Principles that Unitarian Universalists hold as strong values and universal moral teachings:

Principle 1:  The inherent worth and dignity of every person;
Principle 2:  Justice, equity and compassion in human relations;
Principle 3:  Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our  congregations;
Principle 4:  A free and responsible search for truth and meaning;

Principle 5:  The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our  congregations and in society at large;
Principle 6:  The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all;
Principle 7:  Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

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