Northwest’s Special Mother’s Day Tradition

Northwest continued a long-time Mother’s Day tradition with the sharing of red and white carnations. A red carnation was offered to people whose mother was still alive and a white carnation to those whose mother had passed away. Longtime member Hugh Fordyce brought this tradition to Northwest. Hugh’s hometown of Webster, West Virginia was also the home of Anna Jarvis, the founder […]

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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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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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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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Worship Cafe

With a desire to “mix it up a bit”, Northwest’s traditional worship service leveraged Saturday evening’s Hungry Ear Coffee House chairs and table setup and held a Worship Café on Sunday, October 4, 2015. Worship Café was also an opportunity to provide a service for all ages.  This all-ages service entitled “Getting old is not for sissies” was based on […]

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First Join-in Choir

Join-in Choir

The new Northwest third Sunday “Join-In Choir” had its inaugural start Sunday September 20, 2015. Twenty-five members from Northwest of all ages let their voices be heard.   No special musical skills are required. Just arrive at 9:00am, practice with Northwest Music Director Tom Godfrey and let your inner song be heard at the service at 10:00 am Watch this short […]

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Celebration of Equal Marriage

Northwest’s minister, the Rev. Terry Davis, joined eight other Georgia Unitarian Universalist ministers in a celebration of marriage following the historical U.S. Supreme Court decision that provided “equal dignity in the eyes of the law” for all who wish to marry. Over 250 people attended the wedding ceremony held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta (UUCA) on July 12, […]

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Northwest Extends Sympathy to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

June 22, 2015 Reverend Norvel Goff Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church 110 Calhoun Street Charleston, South Carolina 29401 Dear Reverend Goff: On behalf of the members and friends of Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Atlanta, Georgia, we send our heartfelt sympathies to you, the staff and congregation of Emanuel AME Church. Our hearts break at the loss of your beloved […]

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