Serve The World
UUCA has many ways to help you put your faith in action. Come change the world with us!
Social Justice Action Groups
Promise The Children: Promise the Children (PTC) is a community of activists for children within UUCA. PTC provides a unifying voice for our faith community to speak and act on behalf of children. We advocate for a public agenda that ensures the well-being of all of Georgia’s children. And we put our faith into action through direct service, working with organizations that serve children in need. We are committed to a world where children are safe, healthy, educated, employable, and connected to their family and community. Visit our website by clicking here.
Interweave: Interweave – A community of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersexed and queer (LGBTQIQ) persons and allies within UUCA. As a Welcoming Congregation, UUCA includes LGBTQIQ persons fully in the life of the congregation. Interweave UUCA is a chapter of Interweave Continental and also sponsors a monthly PFLAG meeting at UUCA. To join the Interweave UUCA email list or for more info, contact Eben Buchanan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peace Network: A team of UUCA members and friends working for global peace. Regular activities include Third Thursday Cinema. For more info, contact Sven Lovegren at email@example.com.
Dining For Women: UUCA is home to two chapters of this national organization, where women come together for a potluck meal while raising funds for a different global women’s charity each month. Contact: Mary Crawley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Combating Climate Change (CCC):meets the third Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m. at UUCA. Our group focuses on educating and informing group members and UUCA congregants on how they can combat climate change on a personal level, and organizes regular events to contact lawmakers regarding positive legislation to fight climate change. Contact Hoke Kimball at email@example.com or check out the upcoming table in the social hall.
Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East (UUJME): Founded in 1971, Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East (UUJME) works within the Unitarian Universalist community to promote peace and justice in Israel-Palestine, including a settlement of the conflict affirming the equality, dignity, freedom and security of all peoples involved. Contact Linda Bell at Elbell51@yahoo.com or 706-853-0430
UUCA Partners in Education: For over twenty years UUCA has worked in partnership with Hope-Hill Elementary School to promote educational achievement and general well-being of students and their families in inner city Atlanta. To provide even more support for students in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward, we also work in partnership with Operation P.E.A.C.E., which provides free after-school and summer care. And, on Saturdays, UUCA members and friends work with our partners at the Big Bethel AME Church’s Saturday School for at-risk children. For more information visit their website at uucapartnersineducation.org/
Give Away the Plate
Through this exciting and generous ministry, we give away our Sunday morning offering once a month to select non-profit groups and a variety of denominational causes. Generosity is one of many ways UUCA supports social justice work within Atlanta and the world.
Please read more about this wonderful program here. Each nomination is reviewed by the Senior Minister and Director of Congregational Life. For more information or to nominate an organization, email Jessica.Seales@uuca.org.