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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Music Opportunities

Northwest offers opportunities for musicians of all ages. Adult Choir Do you love to sing? Join the choir! Teenagers and older are welcome. If you are inexperienced at choir singing, this welcoming group is the perfect place to learn. If you are an experienced choral singer, we welcome your leadership. The adult choir rehearses Wednesday evenings from 7:30 pm-9:00 pm […]

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Participate in Pride!

Mark your calendars for the Atlanta Pride Festival taking place October 11-12 in Piedmont Park! NWUUC plans to participate together with other local UU chapters by having a UU information booth and a float in the Pride Parade. We will need lots of people from Northwest to staff the booth and march in the parade! Let’s make this the best […]

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Lessons from Marilyn

Dear Friends, Sunday at 8:30 pm. This was my regular time to talk on the phone with Marilyn. I did the calling and, I’ll admit, most of the talking. She did most of the listening, answering my questions, asking a few and sharing with me what we called her experience, strength and hope. Nearly every week, month after month, for many […]

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Calling All Young Adults

Northwest members Marc Von Mandel and Nikki Lee are interested in starting a young adults group. Let’s get together and brainstorm what activities we’d like to have for the group. See Marc or Nikki and share your vision and interests. Look for them in the Sanctuary or Newcomer Representative areas on Sundays. Look for more details in upcoming e-mailed issues […]

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