November 26, 10 am: Making Space

While the holidays are certainly a time for joy and relaxation, gratitude and reconnection, they can also be incredibly difficult for many in our midst. The pressure to be happy, to celebrate, can be overwhelming for those
who are experiencing grief, depression, or sadness. How can we make space for those who may not be in a celebratory spirit? How can we make space for ourselves not to be joyful?

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November 12, 10 am: Let’s Say Grace

“Saying grace” before a meal is a way to show our gratitude for the food, family, and friends at our table. But what about saying grace not just at dinner time, but whenever the spirit moves us? Saying grace connects us to all cultures and countries. Let’s explore some prayers of grace from around the world and consider how these words of gratitude might nurture us at any time.

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November 2017 UNIverse

November! There’s so much going on this month at Northwest–Northwest 101, the fall auction, an Open House to honor Rev. Terry Davis, and so much more! Check out what’s planned in this month’s UNIverse and put the dates on your calendar. We look forward to seeing you!

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Keeping the Faith

My hope for you and for me is that whatever we each believe anchors and guides us in rough going. And, while our life experiences will shake us up from time to time and may leave us in doubt about who we are and where our lives are headed, may we know that a strong faith can also be a flexible, fluid and changeable faith . . . and that we may, from time to time, uncover a new and more meaningful strain of it.

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October 22, 10 am: The Thing You Never Knew You Had

The word “privilege” is used a great deal in current conversation, but what does it mean? Is privilege some tangible moment or series of moments in our lives? Is it something we may have in one area of our lives, but not another? Perhaps the best definition of privilege is, in the words of one man, “the thing I never knew I had.” Let’s gather together and explore what can be a difficult topic, but one that is absolutely necessary to explore as we move through the world with one another.

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Join UUs at Pride, October 14-15

UUs from North Georgia will march together in the 47th Annual Atlanta PRIDE Festival. Assembly begins at 9:30 am on the streets near the Civic Center MARTA Station. The parade begins at noon. We also have a booth (Yellow 24) at the festival to represent North Georgia UU Congregations. We need volunteers to work at the booth and spread our message on Saturday and Sunday.

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