Chalice Group Opening

The North of the Perimeter Chalice Group has openings for three or four new members. Geographic preference is for folks living west of 400 and of course outside the Perimeter. The group meets the first Tuesday of each month from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Please let Ruth Subramanian know if you’re interested.

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Restoration

Dear Friends, “See that?” the young engineer said, pointing to the wood floor joists above my head. “That’s your problem.” We were standing together in the basement of my 80 year-old home, and I had the feeling I was in for some not-so-good news. In an attempt to analyze my home’s energy efficiency, it seems that the engineering firm uncovered a […]

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Taking Care of Ourselves Series Starts Sept. 21

Our Unitarian Universalist Principles encourage us, in part, to recognize the inherent worth of every person, to be accepting, and to have respect for the interdependent web of existence to which we all belong. But sometimes we become so focused on applying these principles to others that we forget to include ourselves. Join Northwest member Janie Pospishil in a series […]

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North Georgia UU Picnic – 2014

boy eating at picnic table

Unitarian Universalists (UU) from congregations across North Georgia gathered for their Georgia ReUUnion picnic on September 7 at Pickneyville Park in Norcross. Begun in 2002, this annual gathering is a venue for fellowship, a potluck meal and a meeting place to coordinate social justice activities across congregations. Many of the 165 UUs attending wore their “Standing on the Side of […]

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Endowment Fund Reaches 80% of Goal

We are pleased to announce that Northwest Endowment Fund has reached 80% of its $100,000 goal. Come, join the Northwest Legacy Society if you are not already a member. How? Ask one of us or sign up at the Endowment Legacy sheet on the What’s Happening Table. Northwest Endowment Committee: Karen Edmonds, Kristen Fowks, Roger Johnson, Mani Subramanian and Marti […]

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Congregational Pancake Breakfast, September 14

Please join us as we celebrate the kick off of a new year of children’s RE with a congregational pancake breakfast. Come early (9:00 am) to enjoy pancakes and assorted goodies prepared with the children’s assistance (clean hands promised). All ages are asked to join us for breakfast and congregational fellowship. Let’s work together for the growth and vitality of […]

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The Presence of Greatness

Dear Friends, At about two hours into our weekend drive to the mountains, Gail, Leo and I made our regular stop at a rest area near Franklin, North Carolina. We weren’t alone, as other travelers had parked their cars, minivans and SUVs to take advantage of this well-maintained facility and picnic grounds. People and pets were stretching their legs, using their […]

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Donate The Plate to Planned Parenthood SE, September 14

Northwest supports the 2012-2016 Congregational Study/Action Issue (CSAI) “Reproductive Justice: Expanding Our Social Justice Calling.” UU congregations all over the country have studied this issue and a draft Statement of Conscience will be voted on this coming January. Since 1963—ten years before abortions were legal in this country and before most other religious organizations—Unitarian Universalists have supported the rights of […]

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Lunch with TED: My Stroke of Insight, Sept. 17

Our virtual lunch guest for September’s meeting is Jill Bolte Taylor. Her TED talk titled, My Stroke of Insight, will amaze you. She got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: she had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions—motion, speech, self-awareness—shut down one by one. This astonishing story changed how she views her world today. We […]

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