Climate Change: Structural Racism and Environmental Justice

“Climate Change: Structural Racism and Environmental Justice” by Energy Economist, Policy Advocate, and Regulatory Affairs Expert Stacia Harper Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom April 18, 2021 About our Speaker:  Stacia Harper has spent more than two decades working in the energy sector, representing consumer interests, advocating for low income populations, and creating new market … [Read more…]

Body Shaming, Lookism and Liberal Religion

“Body Shaming, Lookism and Liberal Religion” by Rev. Don Rollins Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom April 11, 2021 When it comes to appearance, most of us were taught what is and isn’t beautiful, even acceptable. Our minister, Rev. Don Rollins, will offer some thoughts on how our religious tradition can be a counter to body … [Read more…]

“Cherishing All Life” Easter Service

“Cherishing All Life” Easter Service with the First UU Society of Marietta and their Rev. Kat Hawbaker via ZOOM Opening at 10:30am, with Service Beginning at 11am April 4, 2021 Spring brings breezes of change. While some communities celebrate a specific resurrection story, let us practice cherishing all life, in its many forms and gifts. … [Read more…]

Just Believe Us: Trans Day of Visibility

Just Believe Us: Trans Day of Visibility by Jasper Wirtshafter  Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom March 28, 2021 Family rejection doubles the likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide (Williams Institute, 2019). On this Trans Day of Visibility, I will discuss my experience supporting peers on the transgender crisis hotline. Through that experience, I’ll … [Read more…]

Celebrating Spring with Our Children, Young & Old

Celebrating Spring with Our Children, Young & Old Sunday Service 11am  IN-PERSON In Our UUFA Parking Lot 184 Longview Heights Road Athens, Ohio 45701 March 21, 2021 Join us for a spring-focused, pandemic-safe parking lot service, including music, activities, and socializing!  Bring a camping chair or folding chair, and one to share with others if … [Read more…]

Loved into Being

  “Loved into Being” Optional “CHECK-IN” 10:45 am  Sunday Service 11am EST by Zoom March 7, 2021 Faith in Unitarian Universalism isn’t just an intellectual exercise: it’s “heart” work. This full-length worship experience features a new sermon by UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, as well as vibrant music, storytelling, and other worship elements that will … [Read more…]

Disability Day of Mourning, Human Rights and a Pandemic

  “Disability Day of Mourning, Human Rights and a Pandemic” By Katie Evans Sunday 11am EST by Zoom February 28, 2021 Join us in kicking off Developmental Disability Awareness Month with an exploration of the experiences of people with disabilities, right here in Athens and around the world. Our presenter, Katie Evans, has worked in … [Read more…]

This Sunday: A Word From Don

  “A Word from Don” By Rev. Don Rollins Sunday 11am EST by Zoom February 14, 2021 The old saw applies: What a difference a year makes. A year ago we could take some things for granted that no longer apply, starting with something as fundamental to our wellbeing as human touch. Masks were for … [Read more…]