UUFA News

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David Sweat Shares a Milestone

David writes: “Since February of last year, I have been working to draft and then present legislation which provides the framework for creation of co-responder teams across the state. “

UUFA’s Palms of Fire Community Performances

Palms of Fire will perform at the History of Slavery at UGA “Tell the Whole Story” event on Saturday, May 21, at the historic Brooklyn Cemetery.

UUFA Board Approves Simplified Pandemic Response Phase Chart

The UUFA Board of Trustees recently approved a simplified, user-friendly pandemic response phase chart which was recommended by the Gathering Anew Task Force and Medical Advisory Panel. This chart will follow the three CDC designations (Low, Medium, High)

People, Get Ready to Celebrate Shaye!

Shaye Gambrell has been serving the community of UUFA for 20 years, and we’re going to celebrate that with a reception after the service on May 22.

Platinum Rule

We’ve all memorized the Golden Rule: Treat others as YOU would like to be treated. Turns out there’s a higher standard: The Platinum Rule, which says: treat others as THEY WANT to be treated. And as we honor each other’s worth and dignity it’s important to acknowledge that everyone has the right to set their own boundaries.

Are you an audiophile?

UUFA’s AV Team needs additional audio techs during Sunday morning worship and for other events held at the Fellowship.

YoUUr Help Needed for our Religious Exploration Program!

One of the priorities for this congregation is to have a thriving Religious Exploration program now that we are beginning to regather. We’ve had several children and youth at services this month, and our wonderful new RE director, Kahla Childers, is struggling to find folks to help her.

UUFA’s Annual Meeting is THIS Sunday! BYOB!

Look for links to attend virtually, supporting documents for the meeting and details on how to vote.

Haven’t Pledged Yet? There’s Still Time!

Your pledges for the 2022-2023 program year are still welcome and needed! Please visit Realm or contact the office to make or to increase your pledge. Thank you!

Board Reflection – May 2022

As UUFA considers “Building a New Way through Partnership” as our May theme, let’s look back at the almost two years Rev. Lisa has partnered with us on the Board and throughout the Fellowship.

Justice Events, Activities, and Meetings This Month

Find information on activities and meetings happening throughout the month, including those of UUFA’s Justice Partners–Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement (AADM). with two upcoming events on April 29 and May 9. EJC’s Justice Fest date announced!

This Month in Worship

Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. The Cause of the Month is Georgia Conflict Center, and April’s theme is Building a New Way through Discernment.