Author: KS

November 24 to December 1: Family Promise (fna IHNA) Week

Once again, UUFA will be assisting Holy Cross Lutheran Church in hosting several Athens area homeless families from Sunday, November 24 to Sunday, December 1.  During this holiday week,  provide meals, serve as evening hosts, spend a night as an evening host, or come on … read more.

December 15 Forum: Suicide and Its Prevention

This Forum will focus on what suicide is, what we each can contribute to its prevention and what community resources are available. 

Join speaker Sally vander Staeten, founder of the non-profit Systems Development for Suicide Prevention, LLC, in exploring this topic.

The Forum is held on second and … read more.

December 8 Forum: Fork Over Knives–Fact or Fiction?

After watching the documentary Forks Over Knives, Andree and husband Ron decided to experiment. Going “cold turkey” from the standard American diet to a plant-based one, Andree candidly details the challenges- medically, culturally and gastronomically. Did their results match the claims of Forks Over Knives?

Speaker … read more.

November 17 Forum: Born Intersex–We Are Human!

In this PG 13 presentation, Mx. Anunnaki Ray Marquez–gender/Intersex activist, educator, speaker, and UUFA member–will do his TEDx Talk live for us followed by Q and A. He will educate about intersex 101 while including how intersex children’s human rights are being violated as well … read more.

November 10 Forum: UUFA Solar Panels and Climate Justice

Next year we expect to have solar panels installed on the UUFA roof, courtesy of a generous donation by a UUFA couple. Come explore the proposal, the installation, and the cost savings expected. Can we also illuminate our UU spiritual values through this project, combing … read more.

PARES Donation Opportunity: Book Donations for Elementary Students

Wanted:  Good quality books (especially with photos of African-American or Hispanic children) for the Alps Road Elementary School library and for students (to take home).


Book donations can be placed in the designated container as you enter the sanctuary.

For further information, contact PARES volunteer Rosemary Woodel (



Communications Tidbit: where do I go?

Confused about where to go for a scheduled meeting or event at UUFA on Sunday morning or any other time you are at UUFA?

Visit the monitor to the left of the entrance doors to see what is happening where at UUFA and to view a … read more.

Communications Tidbit: Colored Name Tags

Ever need to find a Board of Trustees member or Lay Minister on a Sunday morning?

Look for individuals wearing name tags that are colored blue or maroon respectively.



November 20: Let’s Communicate!

The Communications Team invites creative, techy, and fun people to work with getting the UUFA word out–internally and externally!

Join us on Wednesday, November 20, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room.

Questions? Contact Lee Cornell (