Our Adult Religious Education Program is dedicated to bringing you courses that deepen your community connection, expand your ethical practices, and engage your curiosity! From classes on Unitarian Universalism, to mass incarceration, to leadership development, the ARE programming team is dedicated to your growth. 

ARE courses are divided into four categories to cater to your interest- curiosity, collaboration, courage, and connection. Click on your interest area below, or scroll down to find our offerings! Subscribe to the Weekly Update for offerings week-to-week.


Drop-In Classes on Sunday Mornings at 10

Learn more and connect with your community in classes spanning UU Theology, World Religions, and urgent World Issues


Leadership Development offered Weekly (time announced soon!)

From effective communication to team recruitment, find greater success in your work and your relationships in the Collaboration Track.


Special Courses as Available

Live our deed-based faith through the pursuit of social justice! These action-based courses educate and empower our community to make an impact.


Special Courses as Available

Find spiritual meaning and enrich your personal relationships in this track dedicated to cognitive-based compassion, empathetic communication, and interfaith spiritual practices.


Every Sunday at 10 in Room 217, back on August 20th.

August 27

UUCA Educational Track Orientation

We Unitarian Universalists are a diverse group with a myriad of beliefs and passions. One thing we have in common, though, is our love of learning! We believe revelation is NOT sealed: there is always more to discover–about our world and ourselves, so enter the UUCA Educational Tracks! Join Laura Beth Brown as she introduces a platform that offers teachings in four distinct areas to meet both the faith and leadership development needs of our growing congregation. You will also hear from some of our upcoming track facilitators including Shay Stewart-Willis and Bryce Thomason!


September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8

Engaging with Spiritual Practice: Part 1

Come explore our larger congregational theme, The Deep, through active spiritual practice. This course will equip and encourage participants to develop their spiritual lives through various practices presented each Sunday including keeping a sabbath, spiritual partnership, prayer, and meditation.

Specified Thursdays at 7 in Room 222, back in the fall.

Use Your Words!: Empathetic and Efficient Communication with Shay Stewart-Willis

September 14, 21, and 28. Register:

Have you had your tone misread via email? Are you a chronic apologizer? Struggle to discern or express exactly what you mean? Come to Use Your Words! Use Your Words is a three-week course in the Collaboration Track taught by UUCA Director of Communications Shay Stewart-Willis. Improve the empathy, efficiency, and directness of your communication through discussion, role-playing, and writing exercises. Set yourself up for greater success in your work and your relationships!

Unleash Your Purpose: Servant Leadership and Personal Fulfillment with Bryce Thomason 

October 12, 19, and 26. Registration link coming soon! 

Feeling disconnected in your work, life, or relationships? Looking to boost your sense of connection and meaning? Join Director of Finance and Operations Bryce Thomason in Unleash Your Purpose! This three-week class in the Adult Religious Education Collaboration track is designed to dig into how you make meaning. Find strength in collective action and the transformative power of shared purpose. 

Special Courses as Available

Climate Action Team Class:

Green Funding and Resources for Congregations and Individual

Monday, October 2, from 7 pm – 9 pm in Room 217/219

Practical climate solutions, such as solar, EV charging stations, and energy efficiency retrofits often come with a high price tag and the expense can be a barrier. Participants will learn about resources and funding opportunities available for faith communities and households; grants, utility rebates, and federal funding opportunities through the Inflation Reduction Act. Hanna Schultz from Georgia Interfaith Power and Light will present and discuss. Please register to attend in -person or via Zoom. This class is offered within the Courage track of our Adult Religious Education program.

Register Here


Make a positive impact on our environment! Check out the resources available on our Climate Hub.

Special Courses as Available

Updates coming soon!