Author: KS

Thank You: PARES Uniform Donations

To all who donated to the Fall PARES Uniform Donation Drive, thank you so much.

At present, over 50 pieces of clothing have been donated for the school uniform exchange for the onset of the 2019-20 school year at Alps Road Elementary School.

Want to be involved … read more.

July 12: Lights of Liberty Vigil

The UUFA Sanctuary Movement Team invites you to join members of the Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition on Friday, July 12, as Athens becomes one of the points of lights during  “Lights for Liberty – A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps”.

Where: UGA Arch
When: 6:45pm, Friday July 12 … read more.

September 21: Justice Cluster Retreat

Save the date for the 2019 Justice Cluster Retreat on Saturday, September 21, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

All members of the UUFA Justice Cluster groups are invited:

Social Action Committee

Racial Justice Team

Green Sanctuary

FREE (Food Responsibility and Ethical … read more.

July 25: Trip to Moore’s Ford Lynching Marker

Join members of the Racial Justice Team on July 25 in visiting the historic marker at Moore’s Ford to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the lynching four African Americans.

At Moore’s Ford Bridge on the Apalachee River, four African-Americans–George and May Murray Dorsey and … read more.

July 11: Trip to Lemuel Penn Historical Marker

Join members of the Racial Justice Team on July 11 in visiting the historic marker of Lemuel Penn to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of his murder.

On the night of July 11,1964, three African-American World War II veterans returning home following training at Ft. … read more.

July 23: Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition

Want to participate in immigrant justice in the Athens area?

You are invited to the next meeting of the Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition to be held on Tuesday, July 23, from  7-8:30 p.m. at Oconee Street UMC.

 

The Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition, comprised of members of some … read more.

July 7: Social Action Committee

Be the change you want to see in the world. You are invited to attend the next meeting of the Social Action Committee (SAC) Sunday, July 7, beginning at noon in the Eskildsen Room. 

Can’t attend?  If you would like to know what transpires in the UUFA SAC, join … read more.

July 18 and July 19: Our Daily Bread

What’s cooking? Hopefully you might be. 🙂 Help is needed on Thursday, July 18, at 2 p.m. to prepare the monthly meal for Our Daily Bread. Help is also needed on Friday, July 19, from 11:30 to 1 to serve the meal at First Baptist Church.

Our Daily … read more.

July 21: Sanctuary Movement Team

Interested in immigrant justice within the Athens community and ways you can help?

Join us for the next gathering of the Sanctuary Movement Team on third Sunday of the month–June 16–beginning at noon-ish in the conference room.

To join the Sanctuary Movement Team listserv, first click the … read more.