Category: Justice

COMPOSTING IS BACK

Don’t put your pizza crust, cookie crumbs or green salad scraps in the garbage after Coffee Hour or Pot Luck.  COMPOST THEM!  The Green Team has restarted composting at UUFA.  Look for the compost pail (and maybe a friendly Green Team member waving a “Compost … read more.

Thank You: Father’s Day Card Writing

The Social Action Committee (SAC) and the Sanctuary Movement Team (SMT) thank all those who wrote Father’s Day cards for delivery to detainees at Stewart Detention Center.

Watch for additional justice card and postcard  writing opportunities, traditionally held after the morning worship service.

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PARES Uniform Donations Needed

What:   Uniform Exchange (for students at Alps Road Elementary School);

When:  collecting now for the 2019-20 Academic Year;

What:    gently used clothing sizes 3 T through 9, collared shirts (royal, navy, or light blue), pants, shorts, or skirts (khaki, navy, or black)

Not … read more.

2019-20 Causes of the Month

The Social Action Committee is pleased to announce the following 2019-20 Causes of the Month:

July–Nurses Clinic,

August–Economic Justice Coalition,

September–Food to Kids,

October–The Ark,

November–The Cottage,

December–Community Support for Families in Crisis,

January–Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement,

February–Interfaith … read more.

June 2: Father’s Day Card Writing Campaign

You are invited to join members of the UUFA Social Action Committee (SAC) and the Sanctuary Movement Team (SMT) on Sunday, June 2, after the worship service in writing generic cards to detainees in Stewart Detention Center who may be separated from members of … read more.

PARES Update: Read All about Year One

At the 2018 Annual Meeting, members of UUFA voted to participate in a partnership with Alps Road Elementary School.(PARES).

During the first year of PARES, a lot has happened.

First, a great thank you to all the people involved in the inaugural year of the PARES initiative: Peg … read more.

June 25: 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, June 5 from  6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist..

Pizza will be served, and a viewing of the film … read more.