Author: Michelle Leebens-Mack

Pathway to Belonging Moving to November

The road yet to be taken is the Pathways to Belonging program at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens (UUFA).  The Pathways program is being rescheduled for Saturday, November 20, from 1 – 3:30.  Come AND bring a friend!  

Come take a tour – virtually – … read more.

Want to Save the UUFA Some $$$?

from Board of Trustees President Vivian Preston Sellers and the Finance Committee:

Last year, the UUFA spent over $3500 in credit-card processing fees, mostly for pledges and contributions to the Share the Plate program.  As you know, credit card companies charge for each transaction, and these … read more.

October 12: Second Lookers

It’s October, time for the monthly meeting of Second Lookers.  Our speaker will be Art Crawley, who will speak about the Athens Chautauqua Society, its history and programs including the upcoming  performance of Three Palaces:  Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt on October 14.

We will gather via … read more.

Curiosity: When It Feeds the Cat…

How would our lives be if every day everything lined up to predictable plans -ours or divine :)? Isn’t curiosity a necessary element in our lives to help us grow or improve ourselves ? Would parenting or education or playing sports or dating or aging … read more.

September 25: Beyond Categorical Thinking


Two sessions on Saturday, September 25 (that’s THIS Saturday)

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and continuing from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

The Beyond Categorical Thinking workshop for UU congregations involved in the search for a new minister will be facilitated by Rev Keith Kron, … read more.

Mountain Retreat Is ON

UUFA’s Retreat at The Mountain is ON. Come for fellowship, fun, and relaxation October 1-3. Let the mountain air soothe your soul and the Mountain staff take care of the cooking and cleaning. Workshops, hikes, music with Amber, Sunday worship with Rev. Lisa, and of … read more.

September 14: Second Lookers

Second Lookers meet Tuesday, September 14, a noon, via Zoom.  Linda Davis, a friend of the Brooklyn Cemetery, the African American cemetery on Alps Road, will discuss the history of the cemetery, its renovation, and maintenance.

Second Lookers (usually meeting the second Tuesday each month at … read more.

Widening the Circle

UUFA Board of Trustees member Marco Messori shares the following:

In 2017 at the General Assembly, the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) started a Commission on Institutional Changes with the task to conduct an audit of white privilege and the structure of power within Unitarian Universalism. The … read more.

Settled Minister Search–It Has Started!

Update 8/15/2021

The Settle Minister Search Committee (SMSC) started its work in June, shortly after the election of members to this group by the congregation.  The committee members are Tracy Brown, Todd Dinkelman, Aleta Mendenhall-Turner, John Olive, Lee Reed, Barbara Schell, and Julie Vesper … read more.