Natalie Barman and Kev Polk pulled off a miracle April 14 with our annual cakewalk, which kicked off the pledge drive to meet the operational expenses of the Fellowship over the next fiscal year (July 2013-June 2014). The $1,675 they raised at the auction was more than double the highest previous figure (last year). Seventeen … [Read more…]
Our new Book Club will have its initial meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. This one will be a multimedia sharing about Appalachia. A conversation about future reading will follow. Everyone is welcome to this group.
“Nice /Stuff ReUse” is the name of the yard sale we are planning for May 4 in order to build up the UUFA Endowment Fund, and we hope that everyone is willing to help. Here’s how you can make it a success: Gather stuff for the sale: Look around your house for nice stuff that … [Read more…]
By Laura Patton The Membership Committee is excited to bring Pub Night to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Friday, April 19, beginning at 7 p.m. Be prepared to form teams for “Pub Trivia,” to have some laughs playing board games, and to unwind to live music provided by Wormz and the Decomposers. Some nonalcoholic beverages … [Read more…]
by Rev. Evan Young Which, as much as I’ve liked it through the years, now feels like a kind of ironic title for this column. Because, as most of you already know, my ministry with this congregation will end on June 30, as I move into another phase of my own ministerial development, and as … [Read more…]
Apr. 21 — Earth Day. UU Principles provide lessons to be considered on Earth Day. Learn more about the UU Ministry for the Earth (UUMFE) and the call to action sent to all congregations. (See p. 2 for that statement.) We will consider what resources are already in place to help us work toward sustainability … [Read more…]
The next meeting of the Programming Committee will be on Tuesday, April 2 at 6pm. If you have ideas for a Sunday morning service, please submit them to the committee either in person or by e-mail: email@example.com.
On Easter Sunday, March 31, the children of the Fellowship will enjoy an Easter can hunt as they look around the Fellowship property for canned goods the RE Program will later deliver to food pantries. Those who would like to help with this could bring cans of food on any of the three remaining Sundays … [Read more…]
Mar. 31 — “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Easter Sunday,” with the Rev. Evan Young. We spend most of our lives more or less secure in our convictions about what’s going to happen next, and (oddly) denying what we know is inevitable. And the Easter story told and retold in the Christian … [Read more…]
Five new members were welcomed to the UUFA membership status during our morning service on Sunday, Feb. 24. They include: Shea Daniels moved from Chillicothe to Athens in 2008 to attend OU. She is now an Americorps member serving Trimble Elementary School. She will begin graduate school this Fall. Patrick Gordon is renewing his membership … [Read more…]