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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UUs Join Women’s March

Rev. Terry Davis, Northwest’s minister, led congregation members and joined other Georgia UUs in Atlanta’s Women’s March for Social Justice, a sister protest of the Women’s March on Washington. Despite heavy morning rains, more than 60,000 people gathered in downtown Atlanta as clouds dispersed and sunshine filled the streets. Watch this video of the march.  

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Earth Ministry participates in Georgia Water Coalition Partners Meeting

Five NWUUC Earth Ministry team members attended the Georgia Water Coalition Partners Meeting on November 17th at the Alcovy Conservation Center in Covington, GA.  Topics at the meeting included fracking, coal ash, groundwater, buffers, pipelines, Sierra Club’s National Campaign on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity, the impact of the election results on water policy, and Georgia’s 2016 Dirty Dozen report. Northwest […]

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Pride Parade 2016

UU’s from all over the metro Atlanta area met downtown on Sunday, October 9, to participate in the biggest Gay Pride Parade in the southeast US. Our contingent of yellow “Standing on the Side of Love” t-shirts brought loud cheers, smiles and high fives from many people lining the streets of the parade route. Signs that declared UU’s belief in […]

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Northwest Earth Leaders Join GIPL for Dr. Tucker Lecture

At a lecture and luncheon sponsored by Georgia Interfaith Power and Light (GIPL), Northwest members Tom and Linda Couch and Dave Zenner joined 75 of our climate partners from GIPL and other secular and faith communities to hear an inspiring message about environment and social justice from Dr Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale environmental and religious scholar.  Dr. Tucker’s message addressed […]

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October 2016 Share the Plate Recipient – West Atlanta Watershed Alliance Inspires Northwest’s Social Justice and Earth Ministries

On Sunday, October 2, 2016, Dr. Na’Taki Osborne Jelks, Chair of WAWA’s Board of Directors, reviewed key initiatives of West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA) with a Second Hour audience of 15 Northwest members and friends. She emphasized the importance of community engagement of those living and working in WAWA’s three creek watersheds. WAWA works closely with the Proctor Creek Stewardship […]

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