Welcoming New Members!

We welcomed two new members to the UUFA membership status during our morning service last Sunday, Feb. 24. Daniel Ornstein was born and raised just north of Indianapolis, moving to Ohio by way of Iowa, Omaha, NE, and Chicago. After receiving a Bachelor’s in Physics (and some serious soul searching), he decided to enter into teaching. … [Read more…]

The UUFA Needs Your Pledge!

The pledge drive would normally wrap up at the end of May, but we currently have pledges for just 49% this fiscal year’s $53,757 budget. Pledges help the UUFA stay on budget so that we can pay bills, keep the building maintained, and pay the RE staff and our new minister. Because the pledging is … [Read more…]

Camden’s Memorial

“I feel Camden everywhere. In the breeze, in the heat of the flame, in the song of the peepers… He was truly always one with the world around him.” – Laura Patton Camden’s Sanctuary is a memorial to the child who left a mark on everyone he touched and a way to give back to … [Read more…]

Lynda Smith Welcomed as New Minister

We are delighted to welcome Rev. Lynda Smith to the UUFA! She has accepted the 1⁄4 time position we offered her with a start date in August. Congratulations everyone and deepest thanks to the search committee. Rev. Lynda Smith has been a UU since 1971 and was ordained a UU minister in 2006. She is … [Read more…]

Not for Ourselves Alone

Through thoughtful reflections and personal stories, UU leaders share how we might strengthen our spirit through our connections with one another and with the Holy. Not for Ourselves Alone: Theological Essays on Relationship edited by Laurel Hallman and Burton D. Carley, invites us to move beyond the age-old theological question “Who am I?” and instead asks, “Whose … [Read more…]

Cakewalk Raises $1,021

The UUFA annual cake walk was a huge success again! Thanks to Natalie Barman, Jessie Roberson, Roberta Roberson, and Sam Pattantyus. The cakewalk proceeds are instrumental in getting the UUFA through the fiscal year transition. Nineteen members and friends made delicious goodies which were auctioned off on April 6. The biggest ticket items were Harry … [Read more…]