No UUFA Service July 4th

PROGRAMMING Just a Reminder that we are not having a Sunday service this weekend. Enjoy any and all celebrations you observe for Independence Day! And also read Frederick Douglass’s powerful speech “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro” (https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h2927t.html.) Nearly all American holidays carry mixed messages when we shine a light on history. The Programming … [Read more…]

Pride Sunday & UUFA Summer Vacation

“PRIDE SUNDAY!”   with delfin w. bautista Sunday Service, via Zoom on June 20, 2021, 11am EST  Pride is a time of celebration in which lgbtq people can be out and proud without shame or fear. It is also a time of reflection in which we recommit ourselves to creating a just society where all are … [Read more…]

UU Fellowship News

Dear UUFA Members & Friends, To the disappointment of many, and yet, we hope, for the safety of all, the UUFA Board has decided that we are not ready to re-enter our Fellowship building for Sunday services yet. The Board has had extensive discussions throughout the pandemic about what criteria we would use to determine … [Read more…]

UUFA Hiking Sunday

UUFA HIKING SUNDAY at Richard Thieret’s Tree Farm Sunday June 6, 2021, 11am We’re always happy to change plans when it’s best for the folks involved. This Sunday is no exception. We’ll have delfin bautista join us later this month, and this Sunday will take a break from our regular services and instead have a … [Read more…]

COME, COME, WHOEVER YOU ARE

“COME, COME, WHOEVER YOU ARE” Sunday Service in the UU Fellowship Parking Lot May 30, 2021, 11am Gather in the Fellowship parking lot at 184 Longview Heights Road, Athens, Ohio to see and hear each other in person once again! Service will be led by Katie Evans and Susan Westenbarger. We’ll light our chalice and … [Read more…]

Let’s Talk About Care

“LET’S TALK ABOUT CARE” with Brian Richards  Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom May 23, 2021 A discussion led by Brian Richards on our experiences (good and bad) with self and other care (pets, friends, etc.). Let’s share what we know and what we don’t know yet. SUNDAY SERVICE Join via Zoom:  If you’ve already … [Read more…]

A Conversation about Poverty with Jack Frech

“A CONVERSATION ABOUT POVERTY” with Jack Frech  Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom May 16, 2021 Jack has worked for more than 45 years in the poverty field. He retired after 33 years as Director of the Athens County Department of Job and Family Services. He has since served three years as a VISTA volunteer … [Read more…]

Moms are People, Too

“Moms are People Too” by Rev. Don Rollins  Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom May 9, 2021 Let’s revisit Mother’s Day as an opportunity for reflection. Don and Mary will lead the service.  SUNDAY SERVICE Join via Zoom:  If you’ve already download the Zoom app, then simply click on this link to join us: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82365397153 SUNDAY … [Read more…]