UUFA Greensheet – February 22, 2024

Sunday Service – February 25 – 11:00 AM 

184 Longview Hts., Athens, OH 45701

Religion, Nationalism & Justice

Dr. Loren Lybarger

Join us for a thought-provoking dialogue as Dr. Lybarger explores the intricate interplay between religion, nationalism, and justice in today’s global landscape. This event promises to deepen our understanding of pressing issues and inspire meaningful engagement with diverse perspectives. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from one of the foremost authorities in religious studies and comparative research. Our service leader is Anna Mather. We look forward to seeing you! Our guest speaker bio: Dr. Loren Lybarger is Professor at Ohio University , College of Arts and Sciences. Lybarger is an expert in Islam, comparative religions and secularism. His research and teaching have focused on how religion, nationalism, war, mass displacement, and state violence shape identities and demands for justice across generations.

UU The Vote – final 30 days of LOVE focus ! 

Please join the UUFA team that will be part of the UU The Vote initiative .  Barb has registered us for the 2024 Zoom launch on March 14th at 7pm.  If there is enough interest , we could meet at the fellowship hall and watch the launch together.  Please let Barb know if you’d like to join in person on March 14.  barbunday@gmail.com or 740-707-6197.  A sign up sheet will also be posted at the fellowship.  The link that follows will provide more information about how you can become involved in UU the Vote.



UUA Updates: 

The UUA Condems Violence 

In keeping with the core beliefs of our denomination, the UUA steps up to condem the violence in the Middle East.



  UUFA Updates:

Annual Meeting Reminder –  Sunday, April 21  – Noon — 1:00 PM  – in person at UUFA.  See Richard Theiret for more information.

Pledge Drive – following our Annual Meeting we will engage in our annual pledge drive.  We will vote and approve a budget as a congregation on April 21st.  Our next step as a congregation is to be sure to “raise” the funds we have agreed upon.  Jessie Roberson will lead us in our annual plege drive.  Please consider what your contributions can be next year and then together we are sure to arrive as a reasonable number !! Right 🙂  Thank you all for your support of our congregation.