The youth program has started up again this month. We’ve created our covenant and began discussing issues of relevance to social justice and the importance of organizing for change. This coming month we’ll be learning more about important entities on the national level (such as the ACLU) and the local (such as UCM, Rural Action … [Read more…]
This year the fellowship had five people walking representing 15 donors for a total of $392. It was a gorgeous fall day to walk. A few more pledges should be coming in that will raise an additional $100 for the Athens County Food Bank. Thanks to everyone for their support!
by Lois Whealey UUSC has vastly expanded its sales items. Google http://www.shop.UUSC.org/ , and “Choose Compassionate Consumption” will come up. A bar at the top of that page presents choices for purchase; click on holiday cards and gifts, eco-apparel, fair foods, justice jewelry, etc. Guest at Your Table is a traditional funding program for the Unitarian Universalist … [Read more…]
Register Now for Justice Ohio and Stand on the Side of Justice, Saturday, November 2, 2013 10-3 Columbus Unitarian Church, Weisheimer Rd. Registration forms at: http://ohiomeadville.org/uujo/ Keynoter: Al Gerhardstein “Seeking Justice: A Civil Rights Attorney’s Journey With Our Second Principle” addressing the question: What do same-sex marriage, tasers, country music and courtrooms all have in … [Read more…]
Following the service, committee chairs and other congregational leaders are invited to stay to learn about our new electronic data systems which include Elvanto and posting information to the on-line Greensheet, Please bring your electronic device (laptop or tablet) with you. Please note that this will be taking place at the Athens Community Center.
Sunday, November 3 “What’s in a Minister?” by the Ministerial Search Committee Please join us this Sunday as we explore what it is we would like to have in a new minister. Because of the floor refinishing project, this service will be held at the Athens Community Center. Sunday, November 10 “The 11th Hour” by … [Read more…]
The membership committee is inviting interested members to serve as greeters on Sunday mornings. There will be a sign up sheet available beginning this Sunday, October 20th , for those interested. Responsibilities include: Arrive by 9:45 a.m. on Sunday morning Be prepared to greet members/friends as they arrive with your warm , welcoming best 🙂 … [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…]
Membership Chair Laura Patton has graciously stepped down from her role as Membership Chair. Due to family needs she feels she cannot continue to hold this position at this time. She will continue to be involved in Fellowship life as she can. We thank you Laura for your service to the fellowship as membership chair. … [Read more…]
Dana Gardner regrettably stepped down from her board position at the September meeting. Dana will still be involved in fellowship life and gave a wonderful service at our annual Animal Blessing service on October 6th. On behalf of the board I want to thank Dana for her service to the board over the past few … [Read more…]