A Ton of Opportunities to Get Involved at the District and National Level

Leadership Days and Trainings Two Hands Clapping – OMD Leadership Conference Are you a congregational leader? Take this opportunity to join other congregational leaders in the OMD at this year’s Leadership Day on October 26, 2013 at the UU Church of the North Hills in Pittsburgh, PA. Details and registration available at http://www.ohiomeadville.org/omdevents/649-2013omdlead Fall Webinar … [Read more…]

UUFA Named Vision of Justice Society

Local Representative Lois Whealey is pleased to report that UUFA has once again been named a Vision of Justice Society by the UU Service Committee. That’s because two thirds of the UUFA membership donated to the 2012 Guest at Your Table drive and became UUSC members.Thanks to everyone who contributed last year. The next level … [Read more…]

Crop Walk Date CHANGED!

CROP WALK in Athens is scheduled for Sunday, October 20, 2 pm at Peden Stadium parking lot near the Richland Ave. Bridge. Note change of date. The walking is done on the bike path. Money collected supports Church World Service OR other religious charitable agencies, including the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. Please contact Lois Whealey … [Read more…]

Programs for October 2013

Sunday, October 6 “Celebration of the Animals” led by Pat Gordon, Dana Gardner and Barb Harrison We will celebrate the animals in our lives and the many blessings we receive as a result of our relationships with them. So, bring your well-behaved beasties (or photos of them!) and some plastic bags (just in case!) and … [Read more…]

We Won’t Go Back Rally on October 2

by Lois Whealey Here’s a chance to support women’s reproductive rights. Wednesday, October 2, women’s rights advocates will protest HB 200 at the Ohio Statehouse at 11:30 AM. The message is “WE WON’T GO BACK!” Lois Whealey has more information. UU Justice Ohio is among dozens of co-sponsors of the rally. HB 200 aims to … [Read more…]

Nice Stuff Sale!

by Dru Evarts The Nice Stuff sale at the shelter near the Athens Swimming Pool on East State Street Sept. 28 needs more workers, more stuff to sell, and more buyers. Funds raised by the Endowment Committee through this effort will never be spent. They go directly into the Endowment investment, with the proviso that … [Read more…]

Choir Resumes!

The UUFA Choir will resume holding rehearsals beginning Tuesday, August 27 at 7:30pm. All interested folks are welcomed to come and sing. Please see the schedule published on the UUFA website or contact Sonja to get added to the choir email list.

Member Spotlight: Alexa Ross

Member Spotlight: Alexa Ross Born an Army brat, Alexa lived in Yokohama, Virginia, Toul (France), Frankfurt and Chicagoland, growing up with two sisters. After college in Appleton, Wisconsin, it was San Francisco, Philadelphia, New York, Daytona Beach and ultimately Nelsonville. In the ’70’s she last traveled extensively, visiting North Africa, Holland, Spain, Ireland and Greece, … [Read more…]