Greensheet Weekly, 7/31/16-8/6/16

***This Week at the UUFA**

Sunday Service: Lughnassadh

Sunday 11:00am – 12:00pm
An annual celebration of the first harvest honoring nature and the powers that bring forth life and sustenance from the Earth.

**Announcements**

Low Carbon Diet Cafe

Earth Justice Network is sponsoring a “Low Carbon Diet Café” on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at the Catholic Church parish hall on Stewart St. A light lunch is scheduled for noon, and we UUs are being asked to bring breads. The “diet café” is a workshop on how to save money and energy personally and live more lightly on the earth. FREE and open to the public; Catholics, Lutherans, Presbyterians, Quakers are helping with the planning. The workshop runs from 1 to 3 (please note time change!). Contact Lois Whealey for more information.

Hospice Looking for Volunteers

OhioHealth Hospice (formerly Appalachian Community Hospice) is looking for volunteers!  Do you have a compassionate heart, a level head and two-three hours a week to spend with someone who is terminally ill?  Please come to a drop-in information gathering on Wednesday, August 17, from 1-2:30 p.m. to learn more about this opportunity.  Hospice volunteers in the field provide companionship and respite care so that family members and caregivers can have some time to refresh themselves.  A full training and orientation, including shadowing current volunteers, is provided to all volunteers.  The information meeting will be held at the OhioHealth Hospice office, 444 West Union, Suite C, in Athens.  Please call Christie at 740-331-7043 for more details.

Gourmet Your Way Fundraiser

Thursday, August 25, 4-6pm at ACEnet
Want a delicious home-cooked meal, but without all the work of planning, grocery shopping, and, y’know, home cooking? Gourmet Your Way offers frozen, ready-to-prepare dinner kits for $30/entree (serves 6), and 10% of proceeds from this “Raid” will go to the UUFA. For more info, go to http://www.gourmetyourway.biz/.

Save the Date – Nice Stuff Sale

The Endowment Committee has reserved the shelter house on East State st. near the Community Center for a yard sale Sat., Sept 3.

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.

 

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