“COME, COME, WHOEVER YOU ARE” Sunday Service in the UU Fellowship Parking Lot May 30, 2021, 11am Gather in the Fellowship parking lot at 184 Longview Heights Road, Athens, Ohio to see and hear each other in person once again! Service will be led by Katie Evans and Susan Westenbarger. We’ll light our chalice and … [Read more…]

Let’s Talk About Care

“LET’S TALK ABOUT CARE” with Brian Richards  Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom May 23, 2021 A discussion led by Brian Richards on our experiences (good and bad) with self and other care (pets, friends, etc.). Let’s share what we know and what we don’t know yet. SUNDAY SERVICE Join via Zoom:  If you’ve already … [Read more…]

A Conversation about Poverty with Jack Frech

“A CONVERSATION ABOUT POVERTY” with Jack Frech  Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom May 16, 2021 Jack has worked for more than 45 years in the poverty field. He retired after 33 years as Director of the Athens County Department of Job and Family Services. He has since served three years as a VISTA volunteer … [Read more…]

Moms are People, Too

“Moms are People Too” by Rev. Don Rollins  Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom May 9, 2021 Let’s revisit Mother’s Day as an opportunity for reflection. Don and Mary will lead the service.  SUNDAY SERVICE Join via Zoom:  If you’ve already download the Zoom app, then simply click on this link to join us: SUNDAY … [Read more…]

Trauma Stewardship

“TRAUMA STEWARDSHIP” by Katie Evans Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom May 2, 2021 First responders, teachers, social workers, nurses, aides, activists, counselors and many others require empathy on the job. But being empathetic as part of a daily routine has a dark side: physical and psychological damage from exposure to another human being’s trauma. … [Read more…]

Saturday Annual Meeting & Sunday Service: Stories About Letting Go

ANNUAL MEETING REMINDER: SATURDAY, APRIL 24th 2021 at 2:30pm via Zoom. Please attend our annual meeting. Only members can vote, but anyone can attend the meeting. All current members received a packet of information for their review prior to the meeting. If you have questions about the packet, please contact Katie at Unitarian Universalist is inviting … [Read more…]

Climate Change: Structural Racism and Environmental Justice

“Climate Change: Structural Racism and Environmental Justice” by Energy Economist, Policy Advocate, and Regulatory Affairs Expert Stacia Harper Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom April 18, 2021 About our Speaker:  Stacia Harper has spent more than two decades working in the energy sector, representing consumer interests, advocating for low income populations, and creating new market … [Read more…]

Body Shaming, Lookism and Liberal Religion

“Body Shaming, Lookism and Liberal Religion” by Rev. Don Rollins Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom April 11, 2021 When it comes to appearance, most of us were taught what is and isn’t beautiful, even acceptable. Our minister, Rev. Don Rollins, will offer some thoughts on how our religious tradition can be a counter to body … [Read more…]

“Cherishing All Life” Easter Service

“Cherishing All Life” Easter Service with the First UU Society of Marietta and their Rev. Kat Hawbaker via ZOOM Opening at 10:30am, with Service Beginning at 11am April 4, 2021 Spring brings breezes of change. While some communities celebrate a specific resurrection story, let us practice cherishing all life, in its many forms and gifts. … [Read more…]

Just Believe Us: Trans Day of Visibility

Just Believe Us: Trans Day of Visibility by Jasper Wirtshafter  Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom March 28, 2021 Family rejection doubles the likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide (Williams Institute, 2019). On this Trans Day of Visibility, I will discuss my experience supporting peers on the transgender crisis hotline. Through that experience, I’ll … [Read more…]