Join us April 6th for our annual Cakewalk immediately following service! This fundraiser kicks-off our pledge drive for 2014. The funds raised from this event help to keep our fellowship going during the transition from the old fiscal year to the new. If you would like to contribute a cake or other edible delights, please … [Read more…]
During the service on Sunday, March 16, our congregation voted to endorse the CSAI on Escalating Inequalty. Our UUA delegates Laura Mitchell and James Frame will be tasked with carrying this to General Assembly this June in Providence and casting our vote.
This topic is up for a vote as a Congregational Study Action Issue at the 2014 General Assembly. Upward mobility—the American Dream—has become a myth. Concentration of wealth and power has skyrocketed. King’s dream of justice and equality has fractured. Half of all Americans are impoverished or struggling, as the middle class shrinks and billionaires … [Read more…]
Good Morning UUFA Community, I hope that you can join us for our annual meeting on this Sunday, February 23 at NOON. Members received the annual meeting packet via mail earlier this month which contains the information we will discuss on Sunday. Some highlights for this year are; 1) Minister Search Committee Report 2) Elections … [Read more…]
The UUFA ministrial search committee is happy to announce that our position is posted as of this morning. Here is a summary of the announcement that was sent out to eligible candidates and ministers. Dear Colleagues and Friends, The Athens OH UU Fellowship is looking for a ¼ time minister. This is an excellent position … [Read more…]
The UUFA Choir is set to do some old fashioned, holiday caroling at The Lindley Inn on Tuesday, December 17 at 6:00 p.m. If you’d like to join us please do and feel free to rehearse with us at our Tuesday rehearsals , 7:30 at the Fellowship on Nov. 26, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10th.
The UUFA Choir invites all musically inclined members and friends to join us on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 – 8:30 for rehearsal. The choir will be working on preparing holiday season caroling and we hope to take it on the road to local nursing homes or other communities. In addition, we will be working with … [Read more…]
The Executive Board had another productive meeting on Nov. 12th. Thanks to all board members and leaders who attended to engage in the discussion. Here are some informational highlights covered at the meeting. * UUFA to conduct monthly special collection for Athens County Food Pantry on Potluck Sundays. Our own Charlie Barman , Athens County … [Read more…]
On Saturday, November 2, 2013, Harry Coffey, Alexa Ross and Lois Whealey participated with 75 other Ohioans from Ohio-Meadville and Mid America Districts at the UU Justice Ohio Assembly. It was held at the UU Church of Columbus, Weisheimer Road, where we encountered former UUFA members John Kachuba and his wife Mary, and Don Hippensteel. … [Read more…]
An impromptu collection at last Sunday’s service raised $421 for the Southeastern Ohio Food Bank. Director Lili Chandler Glover spoke about Hunger in the 10-county area served by the HAPCAP Food Bank. By buying in large lots, she said her agency can get many times more food per dollar than individuals can at the grocery … [Read more…]