Joys, Sorrows, Milestones – Fall 2019

Recent Sharings

In keeping with our experimental “Sharing Our Joys, Sorrows, and Milestones” procedure, the following people asked to have their notes from a recent Sunday service shared with you.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Lee Cornell leaves for Florida on Monday to be with family for his nephew’s surgery to remove part of his occipital bone.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Melissa Westbrook happily announces that she has just signed the covenant of membership at UUFA.

Michelle Leebens-Mack writes, “We wish eternal happiness to my son Ian and his new wife Rachel, congratulating them on their marriage.”

Morgan Henry just finished demming the game she co-designed at Dragon Con for the 5th year in a row!!!

Marco Messori is very excited to have joined the Board of Directors of the Ark and will attend his first Board meeting on Monday.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sandie Storer shares, “After many months of immobility and limited mobility, my new knee is great and I’m improving my balance. I can dance!”

Joy Carrell & Lisa Brown, “It’s official–Joy has retired. I don’t know who’s more thrilled–Lisa or Joy! There will be cake in the Fellowship Hall.”

Mary Jean Hartel notes daughter Ruthie Hartel celebrates her 32nd birthday with a party today.

Diane Schmidt, highlights that Beverley Shoemaker has her 89th birthday today. Both are newcomers from Iris Place.

Sage Hylton-Lemons-Link updates that his rescue kitten, Shakes, is out of quarantine and has now joined his and Jesse’s other cats. Shakes is almost completely recovered and healed from her eye wound. Yeah!

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Nancy MacNair writes, “A few weeks ago an anonymous donor brought four huge boxes of diapers and I was able to donate 356 diapers to support Families in Crisis.”

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Mark Williams and Susan Andrews recently celebrated their 25th anniversary together. In addition, their daughter Heather McMichen recently gave birth to their first grandchild.

Alice Woodruff completed all her cancer treatments and she feels great! She offers thanks to Rev. Alison and all the other members and friends who helped during the treatments.

Deb Brenner invites you to join a ‘peer connections meeting’ she facilitates for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) every 4th Tuesday, 6-7:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, Dougherty Street entrance. She adds, “If you experience any form of mental illness disorder, you are invited to the group on Tuesday, August 27.

Annette Bergins shares, “We have welcomed a long lost nephew, Eddie Wiggins, to our family. If he comes to visit in Athens, I’ll bring him to UUFA and introduce him to all.”

Sage Hylton-Lemons-Link shares, “Our rescue kitten is healing and gaining weight now that her eye wound is much better.”

If you see any of these people in the coming weeks, feel free to respond.