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RSVP for Inspiration Tea 2017

Women’s Leadership Council’s Inspiration Tea –
Please RSVP at the number below.
Join us for the 2nd Annual Women’s Leadership Council’s Inspiration Tea to benefit homeless women and children in Aiken County. The Tea will be held on November 30th at the Aiken Electric Cooperative’s Community Room*
from Noon – 2:00 PM.
WLC asks that attendees of… more

Silent Auction 2017 Raises $1475 for Homeless in Aiken!

“Silent Auction for our
AUUC Homeless Projects”
We raised…$1475.00! Amazing!
We would like to thank ALL of our wonderful volunteers who helped to make this such a huge success! So many hands, helped to make it a grand experience! We also want to thank ALL of you who donated your treasures! Again, thank you for such generosity! And, we want to thank ALL of the shoppers! … more

Finger Foods Potluck – November 12, 2017

Finger Foods Only Potluck! November 12th!
Thumbs up for yummy foods, no utensils. When? Sunday November 12th
immediately following service while the Silent Auction set up magically happens.
Relax a minute and enjoy good fellowship before the auction opens for bids.
Remember how much fun that was last year!
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Transgender Remembrance Candlelight Vigil on Nov. 20th

A Transgender Remembrance Candlelight Vigil will take place at the fountain on Newberry Street in downtown Aiken on Monday, November 20th at 6pm. Gather to remember those of our family who have lost their lives due to violence or suicide. This is a public witness in support of transgender and gender non-conforming people, to affirm their right to live productive and fulfilling lives free of violence… more

Transgender Book Study Begins Nov. 2nd

Get your book and start reading! We have chosen to read “You’re in the Wrong Bathroom” and 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions about Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People. In this book, authors Laura Erickson-Schroth and Laura Jacobs debunk the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about transgender issues. You can order your book at the UUA Bookstore: click here. … more

Youth RE Program Update

As of August 1st we have a new Interim Youth Religious Exploration Coordinator — please welcome Debbie Brown to the AUUC staff! This is a temporary, 4-month position, designed to complement and build on the work of our previous RE teachers.  Debbie retired last year after a busy career as an art teacher in public, private and parochial schools, including several years in a Montessori setting. … more

We Have a New Website

We have a new website!  Many thanks to our tireless web developer Marianne Hegedus, friend of the congregation and principle at MerMare Creative, to all of you who helped assemble website content (all of the words and images), and to this congregation who agreed to support this project this past Spring. Marianne built the new site by customizing the WordPress Theme for Congregations developed… more

New Office Assistant

We have a new Office Assistant!  Please welcome Heather Null, a senior at USC Aiken and a resident of Georgia. Heather is happy to join the AUUC family and is looking forward to meeting everyone. Heather will be in the office during regular hours on Tuesdays from 9:30am to 1:30pm, Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30pm, and Thursdays from 9:30am to 2:30pm.  Among her responsibilities will be publication… more

UUCA News

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, GA, will install Reverend Doctor Gaye Ortiz as their called Minister on September 23rd at 2:00 pm. During the two years that Rev. Gaye served our congregation as a half-time Minister (September 2011 through August 2013), we attained recognition as a Welcoming Congregation.  Congratulations to Rev. Gaye and AACA on this important milestone!more