Dawn of Realm

Northwest is going upscale in data management! After a year of work, our Technology Team selected Realm as a modern, cloud-based administrative solution for our congregation. Realm will help us manage important information about members and serve as a great tool for members, group leaders and staff to communicate more effectively with each other and keep up with small group […]

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Donate The Plate to RRISA, August 24

Immigration as a Moral Issue was the Statement of Conscience adopted at General Assembly. This August’s DTP addresses immigrants’ needs here in the Atlanta area. Refugee Resettlement And Immigration Services Of Atlanta (RRISA) offers services that support individuals and families that have been uprooted and displaced. After refugees find safe harbor in the US, RRISA’s core service programs help welcome […]

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Lunch with TED, August 20

Come to join us for great fellowship at Lunch with TED on August 20. We meet in the Art Gallery from 11:45 am until 1:15 pm. Bring your lunch. We have had so many great TED talk options that we find it a shame to miss out on any of them! In July we decided to save psychologist Paul Bloom’s […]

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Good News on Solar Energy

A video recently put out by the Sierra Club (Get the facts about solar energy!) offered some startling statistics. Did you know . . . The price of solar energy has dropped to below 5 cents per kilowatt hour? Cost wise, solar power now beats all forms of competition: oil, nuclear, gas, and coal. Apple built the largest privately owned solar […]

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North Georgia UU Social Justice Cluster Meets

UUs around a conference table

Unitarian Universalists from Georgia’s northern congregations meet in Dahlonega on August 16, 2014 for their quarterly meeting. The following congregations sent representatives: UU Metro North, UUC Gwinnett, UUF Athens, Emerson, UUC Atlanta and Georgia Mountains. Social justice topics discussed included: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) Guest at Your Table program. The UUSC sponsored program is in its 40th year collecting […]

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Human Endurance

Come on, Terry . . . join us for the Grouse Grind! Dear Friends, This invitation was not one to try a new blend of Seattle coffee. Rather, it was my two traveling companions, Denis and Jay, casually asking me to accompany them on a not-so-casual hike on one of our last days in Vancouver, British Columbia. The hike up […]

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Run for the Roses (but not far)!

You don’t have to go to Kentucky to attend a great Derby Party. Join fellow hat-wearing, horse-loving, race-cheering Northwesters at the home of Constance and Michael Dierickx at 5:00 pm on May 3. Your $75 contribution covers: Gourmet dinner, including Kentucky BBQ and Derby Pie Mint juleps plus Michael’s Famous Irish Crème A prize for the best hat a contest for picking […]

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Join Northwest at Turner Field, April 27

Come watch the Atlanta Braves play the Cincinnati Reds next Sunday, April 27, with other baseball fans from Northwest. We’ll leave the Northwest parking lot at 11:00 am for the 1:30 game. Your $55 ticket includes a Terrace Level covered seat for the game, parking, a great tailgate lunch (with beer, of course), coordinated transportation (including wheelchair pickup from parking to seat, if needed) and a […]

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Solar Roadways Work!

We’ve spoken in One Green Thing about Solar Roadways for several years as a bright spot amongst so much dismal news. Solar Roadways has completed its functional prototype and gotten a contract to construct a solar energy producing parking lot in Sandpoint, Idaho. Now, they are moving to the next steps. There are people like us, who have been following this from all […]

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