Greensheet Weekly, 3/13/16-3/19/16

**This Week at the UUFA**

Sunday Service – This Congregation’s Gifts

Sunday 11:00am – 12:00pm

Rev. Lynda will reflect on her co-ministry with UUFA. In that relationship there seems to be a growing clarity of purpose. How does your own sense of purpose intersect with that of the wider community?

Monthly Potluck

Sunday 12:00-1:30

Please bring a dish to share and stay after service to continue the discussion.

Choir Practice

Wednesday 8:15-10:00pm

All skill levels welcome. For more information contact Barb Harrison: barbunday@gmail.com.

Facilities Team Meeting

7:00-8:30pm

What can you do to help care for our spiritual home’s physical space?

 

**Announcements**

International Women’s Day

The 8th International Women’s Day Festival is Sunday afternoon, March 13, 2016, 2-6 PM, at Baker Center Ballroom: song, dance, research tables, vendors, children’s activities, fashion show, etc., etc. UUFA member Lois Whealey has 4 minutes to talk about 7 Ohio First Ladies, at 2:10 PM.

Primary Elections Tuesday

The Fifth Principle of the Unitarian Universalist Association is “The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.” Exercise your right by voting in the Ohio Primary Election this Tuesday, March 15. Polls open 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM.

Lois Whealey to Receive Social Justice Award

United Campus Ministry holds its annual award celebration Wed., March 16, 6-8 PM, 18 North College St. lower level. Lois Whealey is honored to be receiving the Kuhre-Griesinger Lifetime Award for social justice activities. See the March 10 Athens News  story, p. 15.

Spring Work Day – Save the Date

There will be a work day on Saturday, April 9, from 11:00 till the work is done. Come find out what exciting plans UUFA Sexton Pat Gordon has for our physical space.

Chalice Lighters Grant

The Ohio Meadville District of the Unitarian Universalist Association has awarded the UUFA a Chalice Lighters grant of $2505.00 toward necessary replacement of our building’s front doors (for security and accessibility; the existing art-piece doors will be relocated to the inside stairwell). They will present the check to UUFA Treasurer Michael Pistrui at District Assembly on April 2 at the UU church in Akron (http://www.ohiomeadville.org/headlines/859-da16).

Annual Business Meeting- Save the Date

The Annual Business Meeting of the UUFA will be held on Sunday, April 10. All voting members are urged to attend. Remember that to vote at a Business Meeting, it is necessary to have completed all membership requirements including a pledge form for the current fiscal year at least 30 days in advance of the meeting. To verify your membership status or to obtain a pledge form, speak to Recorder Laura Mitchell or Treasurer Michael Pistrui.

General Assembly 2016

UU General Assembly is going to be held in Columbus , OH this year – June 22-26. Please consider attending and or presenting to represent UUFA. At our annual meeting we will vote on sending our 2 delegates, but since it is so close this year perhaps we can have a greater attendance. http://www.cerguua.org/events-90926/cergevents-1879/731-ga16.html

Please Submit Announcements

To be sure to be included in the weekly Greensheet post, email your announcements by Thursday at noon to communications@uuathensoh.org. If you miss this cutoff time, you may bring your announcement in writing to the service leader before service begins on Sunday, so he or she can announce it from the podium.

 

One Comment

  1. Many thanks to whomever has been putting together this emailed-out Greensheet. I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling more connected to the fellowship now that I can easily read what’s going on. Your work is much appreciated!

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