UUJO Appoints Founder Howard Tolley as Exec Director

UU Justice Ohio has good news. See announcements in their newsletter for July, posted at the Fellowship. UUJO has received a grant enabling it to staff UUJO, with prime founder Howard Tolley as Exec Director.  Howard spoke to UU Fellowship of Athens last December on social justice action issues. Anne Cooper, Harry Coffey and Lois Whealey are known to … [Read more…]

Playground & Camden’s Sanctuary Work Day

Join us this Sunday, June 29th, from 3 to 7pm to help prepare for the construction of the playground and Camden’s Sanctuary. Pizza and refreshments will be provided for workers. We also invite members to bing plants to be placed along the nature trail and bird sanctuary. Native plants and perennial plants are preferred because they will … [Read more…]

Call for Well Wishes and Financial Support for Laura Mitchell and James Frame at UUA General Assembly

A hearty thanks goes out to Laura Mitchell and James Frame who are representing us at the Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly this week in Providence , Rhode Island.  As you will recall we elected Laura and James for this annual opportunity to represent UUFA at the national level. UUFA covers their registration expense through … [Read more…]

Congratulations to Bob and Lois Whealey for 60 Years of Marriage!

Bob and Lois Whealey were married 60 years ago on July 2, 1954, in Ann Arbor, MI.  They invite you—members and friends of the Fellowship—to help them celebrate at an informal party on July 3, 2014, on Thursday, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, at the Fellowship. If you are in town and interested, please come for goodies, music, conversation, historic family pics, … [Read more…]

No Service on Sunday, June 22

This is just a reminder that there will be no service at the UUFA on Sunday, June 22. All four members of the programming committee will be out of town. Perhaps this is a good time to remind you that the programming committee is looking for more volunteers to join the committee and become service leaders. It … [Read more…]

UUFA Leadership Updates from June 7 Meeting

UUFA Leadership Retreat Highlights – Saturday, June 7 2014 13 leaders met Saturday, June 7th at the fellowship from 2-6 pm for our annual leadership retreat. It was a very productive meeting and here are some highlights about the aspirations we have for UUFA for the coming year. • UUFA Mission Statement was approved and … [Read more…]

The 73rd Thoreau Society Annual Gathering –

Dear UU Fellowship of Athens (Ohio), You are cordially invited to join Thoreau enthusiasts for four days of entertaining and informative events and outdoor activities in Concord, Massachusetts. See Annual Gathering Agenda and Registration link herewith. Sincerely yours, The Thoreau Society Annual Gathering Team   Agenda   Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, Concord, Massachusetts, July 9-13.  … [Read more…]

Our Heating System

Just wanted to let everyone know that our ancient old boilers have been restarted. This time. We are looking at replacing our antiquated system (the boiler was pretty used when installed in the 70’s). It is an inefficient open flame boiler and so obsolete that fairly soon the only person in our area who knows … [Read more…]

Cake Walk

To all who seek and enjoy the UUFA fellowship weekly, monthly, or whenever you are able, please join the congregation April 6 for our traditional Cake Walk immediately following service. This is a fun and delicious affair for all. Bakers show off their best work while others reap the tasty benefits of their contributions. We’ll … [Read more…]