THIS FRIDAY Our UUFA choir will perform at the Harvest moon Concert proceeds going the Appalachian Peace and Justice Network on Friday, November 22, 2019, 7:00-10:00 pm at Art West with performances by Steve Zarate, Megan Bee, Amethystone and Walk the Ridge. There will be celebrity karaoke performances for peace and justice contest, photo booth, face painting, keg from Jackie and light refreshments. Suggested donation $5-20 at the door.
UUFA THIS SUNDAY November 24, 2019. Katie Evans on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights. Thanksgiving isn’t about turkeys and shopping. It’s a time to remind ourselves of the real history of the United States as well as explore the ways in which Indigenous Peoples are asserting their rights all over the world. Coffee 10:30am, Service 11:00am. 184 Longview Heights Road, Athens, Ohio 45701
THIS SUNDAY for the CHILDREN: This Sunday the children will hear a story about Indigenious People’s Rights and also begin making holiday gifts for the cats in our lives with organically grown catnip from the Sheard-Thieret tree farm. Any extras created will benefit to the Athens County Humane Society.
THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Annual Meeting of the Mount Zion Preservation Society We are invited to attend the Annual Meeting to support those working to re-establish the black community center that Mount Zion once represented. Dr. Francine Childs poured much money into preserving the building after church services were no longer held there. The Preservation Society has now taken over. This is the second Annual Meeting of the board, and there is much good news to share and lots more to do. It should be both entertaining and informative. The annual membership dues, which will carry you through December 2020, are $25, Lifetime membership is $250, but there is no charge to just come and be a witness to what is going on! We look forward to sharing the progress made in 2019 as well as some exciting news that will help shape our activities in 2020. ANNUAL MEETING of MOUNT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH PRESERVATION SOCIETY Sunday, November 24th, 2:00-4:30 PM Athens Community Center, 701 East State Street -submitted by Susan W. (Thanks!)
FUTURE SUNDAYS – Subject to change—your ideas welcome. The next programming committee meeting is online via Zoom on Friday, December 13th at 6pm. All welcome to participate. To participate, download Zoom and ask us for the Zoom invitation in advance. – Katie, Brian, Susan & Wenda.
Sunday, December 1st: Susan Westenbarger on Gratitude with Attitude
Sunday, December 8th: Rev. Don Rollins (Our UUFA board meeting will be the Friday evening before this Sunday.)
Sunday, December 15th: Yule Service
Sunday, December 22nd: Nate Hayes
CHRISTMAS EVE, December 24th: Our special Christmas Eve service.
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