This month

 

June 6 – Faithful Steps towards Changing White Privilege Culture

As part of our shared spiritual path, we are exploring white privilege. This exploration can be uncomfortable. However, our UUFA covenant requires that we take the next steps to understand how white privilege has benefited and harmed all of us.

 

June 13, 2021 Sunday Service: A Time To Mourn And A Time To Dance

The writer of Ecclesiastes reminds us that “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” As we emerge from more than a year of quarantine, let us reflect on what we need to mourn and what we need to celebrate. Former Lay Ministers Myrna Adams West and Herb West will lead this contemplative/celebratory service.

Posted by Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens - Georgia on Sunday, 13 June 2021

June 13 – A Time to Mourn and a Time to Dance

The writer of Ecclesiastes reminds us that “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” As we emerge from more than a year of quarantine, let us reflect on what we need to mourn and what we need to celebrate. Former Lay Ministers Myrna Adams West and Herb West will lead this contemplative/celebratory service.

June 20 – Dads Dancing in the Time of Covid

The past fifteen months have presented many challenges.  Three UUFA fathers/grandfathers reflect on the new dance steps they have learned in parenting/grandparenting long distance or in being a new grandparent.  John Olive, Lee Reed, and David Sweat will share their stories.

June 27 –The Welcome Mat

As Pride Month ends, we look at where we have been (and where we are going) in creating an inclusive Welcoming Congregation by rolling out the welcome mat for all and working for LGBTQIA justice in general and trans rights in particular.

 

Recent Services

May, 2 2021 Sunday Service: "Taking a Step Back: Widening the Circle"

Widening the circle of our faith is something that most Unitarian Universalists yearn for--yet sometimes it’s easier to stay inside our comfort zones. Interim minister Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz kicks off the monthly theme of participation by continuing our exploration of the report from the UUA’s Commission on Institutional Change.

Posted by Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens - Georgia on Sunday, 2 May 2021

May 2 Taking a Step Back: Widening the Circle

Widening the circle of our faith is something that most Unitarian Universalists yearn for--yet sometimes it’s easier to stay inside our comfort zones. Interim minister Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz kicks off the monthly theme of participation by continuing our exploration of the report from the UUA’s Commission on Institutional Change.

May 9, 2021 Sunday Service: "With Love and Gratitude"

How can Mother’s Day be a day with minimal schlock and an authentic celebration of mothers and all who nurture us into being? UUFA’s Interim minister, Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz, unpacks the complicated subject of Mother’s Day.

Posted by Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens - Georgia on Sunday, 9 May 2021

 

May 9 With Love and Gratitude

How can Mother’s Day be a day with minimal schlock  and an authentic celebration of mothers and all who nurture us into being? UUFA’s Interim minister, Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz, unpacks the complicated subject of Mother’s Day.

 

May 16 The Ideal of Radical Democracy

Unitarian Universalist’s Fifth Principle lifts up the democratic process as one of our foundational values. Interim minister Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz offers a view of democracy and why participation in this radical ideal is a theological issue for Unitarian Universalists. (The Fellowship’s Annual Meeting follows the service!)

 

May 23 Ramps, Steps, and Thresholds

Interim minister Rev. Lisa Romantum Schwartz leads a celebration of transitions--thresholds crossed, achievements unlocked, and new vistas and leadership ahead--as we honor our graduating high school seniors, commission new board members and lay ministers, and introduce the search team.

 

May 30 Partners in Faith

Romanian Minister the Rev. Adél Nagy is our guest speaker, honoring our Partner Church tradition.