Northwest Board Supports The Mountain

At the regular monthly meeting on April 18, 2016, the Board of Trustees of Northwest unanimously voiced its support for The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center in Highlands, North Carolina for its position on House Bill 2 that was recently signed into law by Governor McCrory. Officially known as the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, the legislation is also known as the “Charlotte […]

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Interfaith Seder at Northwest

On Saturday, April 23, 2016 Northwest hosted an Interfaith Passover Seder. The Seder was organized by long time Northwest Friend Dave Savage and current member Traci Montgomery. Although the origins of American Unitarianism and Universalism emerged from Christian traditions, today’s Unitarian Universalists drawn upon the wisdom of many sources including Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to […]

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Northwest 101, April 23

Please join us on Saturday, April 23, from 9 am – noon to learn more about Northwest and Unitarian Universalism. You’re invited to join us for a light breakfast and conversation in the Chalice House Chapel. The program will include presentations from Rev. Terry Davis (Your Spiritual Journey), Board President David Morgen (board structure), Allen Rider (finance), and some Ministry Team […]

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Family Interfaith Passover Seder, April 23

Have you ever attended a traditional Passover Seder service? Well, this one won’t be like that! Long-time Northwest friend Dave Savage and Northwest member Traci Montgomery are hosting the event at Northwest on Saturday, April 23 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (set-up starts at 5:30 pm). Dave has led interfaith Seders for many years, including several at Northwest. Come […]

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Register for MountainCamp Now

Don’t let your kids miss out on MountainCamp this summer. Registration is open now and closes May 20, 2016. Here are the dates: Beginner Camp, ages 6-8 (rising 1st-3rd graders) June 19-25 Elementary Camp, ages 9-11 (rising 4th-6th graders) June 12-25 Intermediate Camp, ages 12-14( rising 7th-9th graders) June 26 – July 9 Senior High Camp, ages 14-17 (rising 10th-12th graders) July […]

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UUs at Celebration Rally

Unitarian Universalists from Northwest, UUCA and Gwinnett were represented at a celebration rally held in Liberty Plaza on April 5, 2016 following Governor Nathan Deal’s veto of House Bill 757. Also known as the religious liberty bill, HB 757 was seen by many as providing a legal foundation to discriminate against Georgia Citizens. Watch this short video of the event.  

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Easter Flower Communion

Easter was celebrated on March 27, 2016 at Northwest with the traditional UU Flower Communion ceremony. Conducting the service was Northwest’s minister Rev. Terry Davis and fellow minister Rev. Joan Armstrong Davis. The Flower communion service was created by Norbert Capek (1870-1942), who founded the Unitarian Church in Czechoslovakia. He introduced this special service to that church on June 4, […]

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UU Ministers Stand for Inherent Worth and Dignity for All

Northwest minister Rev. Terry Davis joined with other clergy from across the religious spectrum to stand in opposition to “religious exemption” bills pending in the current Georgia Legislative session. These bills would open the door for legal discrimination based on religious beliefs. Unitarian Universalists ministers Rev. Duncan Teague, Rev. Jeff Jones, minister of the Emerson UU Congregation, joined Rev. Davis in […]

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Worship Cafe – Love Will Set Us Free

Northwest held another Worship Café Sunday service. Our Worship Café service is a casual and interactive event for all ages. Everyone is invited to bring their coffee, juice, bagel or any of the other breakfast treats provided into the sanctuary. Rev. Davis provided a wonderful service that allowed the congregation to explore ways that real love can set us free […]

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