The Forum is an adult lecture and talk-back featuring a vast array of topics. Previous Forum topics include SPLOST issues, global climate change, our UU Transylvanian Heritage, happiness, creativity, and more. For the 2019-20 program year, the Forum will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Sunday morning Forums will be held on the second and third Sundays of each month from 9:30 to 10:20 a.m. in the Eskildsen Room.

To suggest a Forum topic or speaker, please contact one of the Forum Folks:  David Jarrett (daviduufa@gmail.com),  Karen Solheim (uufa.karensolheim@gmail.com), Kate Blane (raya_mead@yahoo.com) , Gary Crider (gcrider@charter.net).

  • September 8: The Forum Returns! On Sunday, September 8, from 9:30 to 10:20 a.m. in the Eskildsen Room, Join Dr. Karen Porter–Professor Emerita in the Odum School of Ecology and a member of the Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission and the Board of the Oconee River Land Trust–for the first Forum of the 2019-20 Program year entitled “The Oconee Rivers Greenway, Athens’ Emerald Necklace.” if you would like to be part of the Forum Folk–the UUFA Forum scheduling team–or if you have an idea for a Forum topic or speaker, please contact one of the current Forum Folks: Kate Blane (raya_mead@yahoo.com) Gary Crider (gcrider@charter.net) David Jarrett (daviduufa@gmail.com) Karen Solheim (uufa.karensolheim@gmail.com) ————————————————————————————
  • September 15 Forum: “What Is Socialism? What Is Capitalism?” You are invited to attend the Forum presented by Lee Reed on Sunday, September 15, from 9:30 to 10:20 a.m. in the Eskildsen Room. Bernie Sanders supports single-payer medical care and says he is a “socialist.” Elizabeth Warren supports single-payer medical care and says she is a “capitalist.” Who is correct? Are redistributive tax programs “socialism”? Are the US military and public education our biggest socialist programs?. Come to this Forum to find the answers to these and other important questions relevant for the upcoming 2020 election. —————————————————————————————