Author Archives: AWE

January 13: UUFA Dedication Service

On Sunday, January 13, 2019, during the 10:30 am service, we’ll dedicate the Fellowship’s new and expanded facilities in recognition of the completion of the Expanding Our Vision project. Whoopee!

This service will include a ribbon cutting, recognition of donors, announcement of room names with special … read more.

Wondering with AWE in December

Haunting Holidays

Rev. Alison W. Eskildsen

Generations, the all-Fellowship theme for December, offers a unique time to reflect on our place within our families, the influences of ancestors who came before us, and the legacy we wish to leave to those who will follow us. Whether we … read more.

Share a Hanukkah Tradition on December 9

If you have a family history of celebrating the Jewish ‘miracle of the lights’, do you have a story to share about its meaning for you?

Have you or are you passing on any Hanukkah traditions to your children in a blended UU-Jewish manner? Do you … read more.

Mini ‘New to UUFA’ on Sunday, December 2, 12:15 pm

On Sunday, December 2, at 12:15 pm, after the service, join Rev. Alison in the Sofa Room (in old admin wing) to learn about Unitarian Universalism.

Let us get to know you and hear what brings you to a Unitarian Universalist community. Ask questions and we’ll … read more.

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Nov. 18

On Sunday, Nov. 18, at 4:30 pm, the Interfaith Clergy Partnership of Greater Athens invites you to the Third Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.This annual event comes to us at a time when we crave the opportunity to be in community, connected to one another and … read more.

Memorial for Lee Anderson, December 1, 4 p.m.

With great sadness, please know that longtime member Lee Anderson died on Friday, November 2, at her home in Athens. She was surrounded by many members of her family.

A memorial service to celebrate her life is scheduled for Saturday, December 1, at 4 pm, at … read more.

Congregation Children of Israel, Tue., Oct. 30, 6 pm

Rabbi Eric Linder has invited Rev. Alison Eskildsen and other faith leaders to join their community and participate in a special service at the synagogue this Tuesday at 6 pm. Members of UUFA are invited to attend and show their support for the Jewish people … read more.

Love Is Stronger Than Hate

The past week, each morning as I drove to the Fellowship from my home, I viewed a magnificent set of oak trees whose leaves have turned from summer’s verdant green to autumn’s blazing reds, rich golds, and fiery oranges. Their glory reminds me of how … read more.

Bread: Do You Have a Tale to Tell?

On Sun., Nov. 18, UUFA will hold its annual pre-Thanksgiving service.

This year we would like a few people, young and old, to share a brief personal story about bread–flatbread, challah, tortillas, pumpkin bread, Parker House Rolls, or whatever. Perhaps there’s a type of bread … read more.