Upcoming Events

Monthly Weekly List Grid

May 2022

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Writing as Spiritual Practice
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Writing as Spiritual Practice, facilitated by Myrna Adams West, explores UUFA’s monthly worship theme through various written genres. The group meets on first Sundays at 9:00 AM, virtually during the pandemic and in the Kleiner Heritage Room when UUFA reopens. Myrna provides prompts for thinking and/or writing about th , ...
Sunday Worship
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Look for this month’s worship topics here. You can always find that info on the UUFA News page. Join the live stream of the service here. Find past worship services here. , ...
Community & Conversation
11:30 am
Click here to join Coffee & Conversation. Shortly after the morning worship service ends, connect with others to share not only your thoughts about the service but also about what is happening in the world in general and your life in particular. We enjoy snacks, talking, and participation in activities such as sing , ...
Congregational Meeting to Vote on Settled Minister Candidate
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Special Meeting to Vote to Call a Settled Minister beginning at noon The purpose of this multiplatform meeting will be to vote on the settled minister candidate–Rev. Dr. M. Pippin Whitaker. View the draft agenda for this meeting. For Zoom users: Please register at tinyurl.com/UUFA-0501. After registering, you , ...
Community Celebration on the Patio
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
All are welcome to celebrate Rev. Dr. Pippin Whitaker as UUFA’s new settled minister! , ...
Social Action Committee (SAC)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Be the change you want to see in the world. You are invited to attend the next meeting of the Social Action Committee (SAC) in the Eskildsen Room at UUFA and virtually at the link below. Click here to connect to this meeting most first Sundays. Can’t attend?  If you would like to know what transpires in the UUFA SAC, j , ...
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Morning Meditation with Susie Weller
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Join long-time member Susie Weller for a brief meditation to start the week off right! Click here to join the meditation. , ...
Voting Rights Demonstration
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The UUFA Social Action Committee (SAC) invites you to join members of SAC and the local Indivisible group in staging Voting Rights demonstrations on the corner of Alps and Baxter Streets from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. every Monday. Join with sign or without. All are welcome! For additional information, contact Iva King. , ...
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Tuesday Coffee Hour
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Join us weekly at Panera Bread (3151 Atlanta Hwy).   , ...
Worship Arts and Celebrations Team (WACT)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
You are invited to attend virtually the next meeting of the Worship Arts and Celebrations Team (WACT). WACT meets the first Tuesday of each month. You are invited to attend a meeting whether you want to observe, give feedback or input, or are considering participating in planning and conducting worship services. You d , ...
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Palms of Fire Drum Circle
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Palms of Fire Drum Circle, under the guidance of Music Director Amber Fetner, focuses on West African drumming although other musical traditions and instruments are also explored. No prior drumming experience is necessary, and you don’t even need to bring a drum. Contact Amber for more information. , ...
Community Potluck on the Patio
5:30 pm
Join in the community conversation and good eats! Social time followed by a traditional potluck. Bring enough to eat and share. At this time while eating is restricted in the building, rainy weather cancels for the week.  Arrive at 5:30 if you would like to help set up, socializing and eating begins at 6. , ...
Chalice Choir Practice
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UUFA Music Director Amber Fetner Music brings us together and nourishes our bodies and spirits, so it is an important part of worship at UUFA. Choir is open to all, but everyone who participates must show proof of being fully vaccinated. Contact Music Director Amber Fetner with any questions or concerns. We choos , ...
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Thursday Coffee Hour
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Drop in to check in! Click here to join the virtual meeting. , ...
Tai Chi and Qigong — NO CLASS THIS WEEK!
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Most Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Mind as well as body come into play in Jackie and Bill Pierson’s Thursday morning Tai Chi and Qigong sessions. With guidance from Jackie and Bill, participants learn and practice self-massage, breathing exercises, and simple moves for meditation, balance, and fitness. Contact the Pier , ...
Racial Justice Team
5:00 pm
Click here to join first Thursdays at 5 p.m. via Zoom. This group is exploring the 2021-22 UUFA goal of “engaging in dismantling white supremacy including the intersectional aspects of environmental and economic injustice.” For further information, contact Lay Minister Kate Blane. , ...
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Happy Hour
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Click here to join this virtual get together Join old friends and meet new ones at this virtual weekly gathering.     , ...
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Forum
9:30 am - 10:20 am
**Click here to join virtually.** The Sunday Forum, offered at 9:30 a.m. before worship services on the second, third, and fifth Sundays of the month, presents members and guest speakers talking about important events of local and national interest along with a sprinkling of more whimsical topics. Forum meets on-site i , ...
Sunday Worship
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Look for this month’s worship topics here. You can always find that info on the UUFA News page. Join the live stream of the service here. Find past worship services here. , ...
Community & Conversation
11:30 am
Click here to join Coffee & Conversation. Shortly after the morning worship service ends, connect with others to share not only your thoughts about the service but also about what is happening in the world in general and your life in particular. We enjoy snacks, talking, and participation in activities such as sing , ...
Getting to Know UU Fellowship of Athens
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Are you new to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens? Are you new to UUism? Do you have questions about the worship service? UUFA is where questioning can be the answer! Drop-in and meet some long-time members, meet others who are exploring, and get your questions answered at this next Getting to Know UU Fell , ...
Singing Meditation
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Singing meditation is singing as a spiritual practice. We sing simple songs and linger in silence together. All are welcome. Click here to join the virtual portion of the event. Those who wish to meet in person must be masked, and we ask that unvaccinated singers join us virtually at the link above. , ...
Book Talks (book discussion group)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Click here to join the virtual meeting. Book Talks is an informal group that meets the second Sunday of the month after the service to discuss books selected by the members. While reading the monthly selection ahead of time is desirable, don’t stay away if you haven’t finished the book or haven’t read it at all. Y , ...
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Morning Meditation with Susie Weller
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Join long-time member Susie Weller for a brief meditation to start the week off right! Click here to join the meditation. , ...
Voting Rights Demonstration
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The UUFA Social Action Committee (SAC) invites you to join members of SAC and the local Indivisible group in staging Voting Rights demonstrations on the corner of Alps and Baxter Streets from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. every Monday. Join with sign or without. All are welcome! For additional information, contact Iva King. , ...
The Grateful Thread
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Grateful Thread is a social group at UUFA for knitting, crocheting, sewing, or any other thready craft you have. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays, from 2 to 4 PM, either on the patio (weather permitting) or in the Eskildsen Room.  We are going to be working with Project Linus to make blankets for charity.  If you , ...
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Tuesday Coffee Hour
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Join us weekly at Panera Bread (3151 Atlanta Hwy).   , ...
Second Lookers: A Gathering of Retirees
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Click Here at 12 p.m. on Tuesday to join the virtual meeting. In March, our guest will be Laurie Loftin, a water conservation specialist with the Athens Clarke County (ACC) Public Utilities. Ms. Loftin asks “Have you ever wondered how water gets to your faucet or what happens after you flush?” Ms. Loftin wi , ...
Spiritual Exploration and Practices Group
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
This group has been meeting on zoom since March, 2020.  So far, the group has read and discussed three books.  It is now starting a new book –  Universal Human by Gary Zukav.  Zukay has written a number of books; his most famous is Seat of the Soul.  This is his latest book. He shares a new vision of power and hope in , ...
Board of Trustees
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In keeping with the fifth UU Principle, “the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large,” UUFA offers members a chance to visit its monthly Board meetings, held virtually using Zoom on the second Tuesday night of each month, starting at 7 p.m.  If you hav , ...
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Palms of Fire Drum Circle
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Palms of Fire Drum Circle, under the guidance of Music Director Amber Fetner, focuses on West African drumming although other musical traditions and instruments are also explored. No prior drumming experience is necessary, and you don’t even need to bring a drum. Contact Amber for more information. , ...
Community Potluck on the Patio
5:30 pm
Join in the community conversation and good eats! Social time followed by a traditional potluck. Bring enough to eat and share. At this time while eating is restricted in the building, rainy weather cancels for the week.  Arrive at 5:30 if you would like to help set up, socializing and eating begins at 6. , ...
Chalice Choir Practice
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UUFA Music Director Amber Fetner Music brings us together and nourishes our bodies and spirits, so it is an important part of worship at UUFA. Choir is open to all, but everyone who participates must show proof of being fully vaccinated. Contact Music Director Amber Fetner with any questions or concerns. We choos , ...
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Thursday Coffee Hour
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Drop in to check in! Click here to join the virtual meeting. , ...
Tai Chi and Qigong
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Click here to join the virtual session. Mind as well as body come into play in Jackie and Bill Pierson’s Thursday morning Tai Chi and Qigong sessions. With guidance from Jackie and Bill, participants learn and practice self-massage, breathing exercises, and simple moves for meditation, balance, and fitness. Conta , ...
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Happy Hour
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Click here to join this virtual get together Join old friends and meet new ones at this virtual weekly gathering.     , ...
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Forum
9:30 am - 10:20 am
**Click here to join virtually.** The Sunday Forum, offered at 9:30 a.m. before worship services on the second, third, and fifth Sundays of the month, presents members and guest speakers talking about important events of local and national interest along with a sprinkling of more whimsical topics. Forum meets on-site i , ...
Sunday Worship
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Look for this month’s worship topics here. You can always find that info on the UUFA News page. Join the live stream of the service here. Find past worship services here. , ...
Community & Conversation
11:30 am
Click here to join Coffee & Conversation. Shortly after the morning worship service ends, connect with others to share not only your thoughts about the service but also about what is happening in the world in general and your life in particular. We enjoy snacks, talking, and participation in activities such as sing , ...
Earth Ministry Team
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
For over a decade the Fellowship has been recognized as a Green Sanctuary Congregation by UUA. Through the years the Team met the requirements to create a Wildlife Habitat on our grounds, worked to decrease invasive plants, developed composting and recycling processes, and reduced energy use, most recently by working w , ...
Annual Congregational Meeting
12:00 pm
The 2022 UUFA Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, May 15, beginning at noon.  Join us in the sanctuary or attend virtually. To view Annual Meeting documents including a draft agenda, a slate of nominees for elected positions, and a copy of the proposed budget, visit the supporting documents folder. Voting members , ...
Goddess Group
2:00 pm
The Goddess Group, a circle of persons who identify as female, gathers monthly to study “Thealogy,” the feminine aspect of the Divine. During third Sunday afternoon gatherings, the group uses curricula designed by the UU Women’s Federation and other women-centered organizations and individuals to explore their inner go , ...
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Morning Meditation with Susie Weller
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Join long-time member Susie Weller for a brief meditation to start the week off right! Click here to join the meditation. , ...
Voting Rights Demonstration
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The UUFA Social Action Committee (SAC) invites you to join members of SAC and the local Indivisible group in staging Voting Rights demonstrations on the corner of Alps and Baxter Streets from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. every Monday. Join with sign or without. All are welcome! For additional information, contact Iva King. , ...
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Tuesday Coffee Hour
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Join us weekly at Panera Bread (3151 Atlanta Hwy).   , ...
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Palms of Fire Drum Circle
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Palms of Fire Drum Circle, under the guidance of Music Director Amber Fetner, focuses on West African drumming although other musical traditions and instruments are also explored. No prior drumming experience is necessary, and you don’t even need to bring a drum. Contact Amber for more information. , ...
Community Potluck on the Patio
5:30 pm
Join in the community conversation and good eats! Social time followed by a traditional potluck. Bring enough to eat and share. At this time while eating is restricted in the building, rainy weather cancels for the week.  Arrive at 5:30 if you would like to help set up, socializing and eating begins at 6. , ...
Chalice Choir Practice
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UUFA Music Director Amber Fetner Music brings us together and nourishes our bodies and spirits, so it is an important part of worship at UUFA. Choir is open to all, but everyone who participates must show proof of being fully vaccinated. Contact Music Director Amber Fetner with any questions or concerns. We choos , ...
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Thursday Coffee Hour
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Drop in to check in! Click here to join the virtual meeting. , ...
Tai Chi and Qigong
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Click here to join the virtual session. Mind as well as body come into play in Jackie and Bill Pierson’s Thursday morning Tai Chi and Qigong sessions. With guidance from Jackie and Bill, participants learn and practice self-massage, breathing exercises, and simple moves for meditation, balance, and fitness. Conta , ...
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Happy Hour
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Click here to join this virtual get together Join old friends and meet new ones at this virtual weekly gathering.     , ...
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Sunday Worship
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Look for this month’s worship topics here. You can always find that info on the UUFA News page. Join the live stream of the service here. Find past worship services here. , ...
Community & Conversation
11:30 am
Click here to join Coffee & Conversation. Shortly after the morning worship service ends, connect with others to share not only your thoughts about the service but also about what is happening in the world in general and your life in particular. We enjoy snacks, talking, and participation in activities such as sing , ...
Food Justice Team
12:30 pm
Do you eat?  If so, you are invited to attend the next meeting of the Food Justice Team on fourth Sundays, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Omnivores welcome! Among the items being discussed is having Food Justice Team community partners. Click here to be connected to this virtual meeting. For further information, contact Kate , ...
Alphabet Family
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Click here to join this virtual meeting. Do you identify anywhere on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum? Then come join us for fun and fellowship on the 4th Sunday of every month, from 6-8 p.m.! For further information, contact Ynza Morgan Star. , ...
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Morning Meditation with Susie Weller
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Join long-time member Susie Weller for a brief meditation to start the week off right! Click here to join the meditation. , ...
Voting Rights Demonstration
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The UUFA Social Action Committee (SAC) invites you to join members of SAC and the local Indivisible group in staging Voting Rights demonstrations on the corner of Alps and Baxter Streets from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. every Monday. Join with sign or without. All are welcome! For additional information, contact Iva King. , ...
The Grateful Thread
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Grateful Thread is a social group at UUFA for knitting, crocheting, sewing, or any other thready craft you have. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays, from 2 to 4 PM, either on the patio (weather permitting) or in the Eskildsen Room.  We are going to be working with Project Linus to make blankets for charity.  If you , ...
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Tuesday Coffee Hour
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Join us weekly at Panera Bread (3151 Atlanta Hwy).   , ...
Spiritual Exploration and Practices Group
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
This group has been meeting on zoom since March, 2020.  So far, the group has read and discussed three books.  It is now starting a new book –  Universal Human by Gary Zukav.  Zukay has written a number of books; his most famous is Seat of the Soul.  This is his latest book. He shares a new vision of power and hope in , ...
Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Interested in immigration issues? You are invited to attend the Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition to be held virtually on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition, comprised of members of some 15+ faith communities serving the Athens area, is dedicated to offering hospitality , ...
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Palms of Fire Drum Circle
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Palms of Fire Drum Circle, under the guidance of Music Director Amber Fetner, focuses on West African drumming although other musical traditions and instruments are also explored. No prior drumming experience is necessary, and you don’t even need to bring a drum. Contact Amber for more information. , ...
Community Potluck on the Patio
5:30 pm
Join in the community conversation and good eats! Social time followed by a traditional potluck. Bring enough to eat and share. At this time while eating is restricted in the building, rainy weather cancels for the week.  Arrive at 5:30 if you would like to help set up, socializing and eating begins at 6. , ...
Chalice Choir Practice
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UUFA Music Director Amber Fetner Music brings us together and nourishes our bodies and spirits, so it is an important part of worship at UUFA. Choir is open to all, but everyone who participates must show proof of being fully vaccinated. Contact Music Director Amber Fetner with any questions or concerns. We choos , ...
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Thursday Coffee Hour
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Drop in to check in! Click here to join the virtual meeting. , ...
Tai Chi and Qigong
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Click here to join the virtual session. Mind as well as body come into play in Jackie and Bill Pierson’s Thursday morning Tai Chi and Qigong sessions. With guidance from Jackie and Bill, participants learn and practice self-massage, breathing exercises, and simple moves for meditation, balance, and fitness. Conta , ...
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Happy Hour
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Click here to join this virtual get together Join old friends and meet new ones at this virtual weekly gathering.     , ...
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Forum (5th Sunday)
9:30 am - 10:20 am
Join the Forum virtually here. View past Forums here. The Sunday Forum, offered at 9:30 a.m. before worship services on the second, third, and fifth Sundays of the month, presents members and guest speakers talking about important events of local and national interest along with a sprinkling of more whimsical topics.  , ...
Sunday Worship
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Look for this month’s worship topics here. You can always find that info on the UUFA News page. Join the live stream of the service here. Find past worship services here. , ...
Community & Conversation
11:30 am
Click here to join Coffee & Conversation. Shortly after the morning worship service ends, connect with others to share not only your thoughts about the service but also about what is happening in the world in general and your life in particular. We enjoy snacks, talking, and participation in activities such as sing , ...
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Morning Meditation with Susie Weller
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Join long-time member Susie Weller for a brief meditation to start the week off right! Click here to join the meditation. , ...
Voting Rights Demonstration
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The UUFA Social Action Committee (SAC) invites you to join members of SAC and the local Indivisible group in staging Voting Rights demonstrations on the corner of Alps and Baxter Streets from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. every Monday. Join with sign or without. All are welcome! For additional information, contact Iva King. , ...
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Tuesday Coffee Hour
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Join us weekly at Panera Bread (3151 Atlanta Hwy).   , ...
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