Lent for Our Liberal Souls; Preparing for Something Big February 20, 2024 by Abundant LUUv - by Rev. Duncan E. Teague Image description: A closeup of a white Easter lily with a monarch butterfly perched on one of its petals. What do religious liberals, spiritual renegades, and just plain Unitarian Universalists do with this season of Lent? We do celebrate Easter either as a secular Spring event or a seasonal religious reason to… Read more ›
SITA Anniversary Reflection from Rev. Teague February 19, 2024 by Abundant LUUv - There was so much energy that went into the preparation of our new sanctuary and every aspect of worship, we almost had a guarantee of success. There was love put into each rub of Murphy's Oil soap on the pews and on my shelves in my office all the way to the vines cut by… Read more ›
The Georgia Senate Resolution to Rev. Duncan Teague February 13, 2024 by Abundant LUUv - Senate Resolution 563 was issued to Rev. Duncan Teague in recognition of his 10th pastoral anniversary during Abundant LUUv's sixth (SITA) anniversary at their new facility on Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard in Atlanta: By: Senators Orrock of the 36th, Halpern of the 39th, Parent of the 42nd, Jackson of the 41st, Butler of the 55th… Read more ›
Celebrating SITA in a New Facility February 11, 2024 by Abundant LUUv - Read more in our newsletter, but here's some information information to prepare for the afternoon service on Sunday, February 11: It is our intention to welcome all who will come to our Sita (Swahili for 6th) Anniversary. We have a dynamic program. The celebration all begins with an homage to the Black Church tradition of… Read more ›
CORRECTED DATE: “A Good Leaving”: Final Service at Hammonds House and New Location January 13, 2024 by Abundant LUUv - We are saying farewell to our friends and hosts of the Hammonds House Museum on Sunday, January 14th. Read more here. Read more ›
“A Good Leaving”: Final Service at Hammonds House and New Location January 12, 2024 by Abundant LUUv - We are saying farewell to our friends and hosts of the Hammonds House Museum on Sunday, January 14th. We are determined to live up to our name as we move down the block of Ralph David Abernathy to our newly rented space at 1187 Ralph David Abernathy, in the West End. We will be less… Read more ›
ONLINE SERVICE ONLY on Sunday, January 7, 2024 January 4, 2024 by Abundant LUUv - Due to a recent uptick of COVID-19 cases in the area, services will only be held on Zoom this Sunday, January 7, 2024. Read more ›
“Not Just Stop Cop City” November 18, 2023 by Editor - From the Side with Love website: “Not Just Cop City” webinar series in collaboration with the American Friends Service Committee Session 1: Tuesday, November 14 8-9pm ET, 7 CT, 6 MT, 5 PT: The Environment Session 2: December 6, 8-9pm ET: Abolition Session 3: January 11, 8-9pm ET: Police Foundations & Policing To register, go… Read more ›
In Pictures: The Installation of Rev. Sherman Z. Logan Jr. October 2, 2023 by Abundant LUUv - Abundant LUUv was present in the person of Rev. Duncan Teague facilitating the "Laying on of Hands" at the Installation Ceremony for our friend, Rev. Sherman Z. Logan, Jr.. His wife Franka Logan is shown seated next to him. Present from the national UU Association to celebrate was Rev. Dr. Sofia Bentacourt, President, and Executive… Read more ›
Image: Surprise Recognition Program for Mr. Craig Washington September 25, 2023 by Abundant LUUv - Pictured in the photo with Rev. Teague is our honoree, Craig Washington, at our worship service for National Gay Mens' HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Abundant LUUv is proud to lift up the work and lives of people who have changed our world. Craig Washington is one such individual who works in the struggle to organize, educate,… Read more ›
“What is Non-Duality?” By Edward L. Anderson August 28, 2023 by Abundant LUUv - Abundant LUUv member Edward L. Anderson gave this sermon on October 23, 2022, accompanied by his wife, Maureen. The script from the sermon is below for your enrichment. When I first came to Abundant Luuv I told Reverend Teague my last UU was lay lead. We had a chaplain, but some members also did the… Read more ›
Pictures: The Dedication of D’Angelo Campoli July 9, 2023 by Abundant LUUv - The program took place during our hybrid service on Sunday, July 9. Pictures courtesy of D’Angelo's mother, Ayana Campoli. Read more ›
Change Important Schedule and Location Updates Starting in May 2023 May 21, 2023 by Abundant LUUv - May 28:  "Precious Memories".  Rev. Teague at UU Congregation of Atlanta, (In-person at 2650 N Druid Hills RD NE, Atlanta, GA, and livestream at 11:00AM.)  Abundant LUUv Coffee Time at 10:15 AM to 10:55 on ZOOM Beginning in June, on the Fourth Sunday of each month (e.g., June 25th, July 23rd, August 27th, and September 24th)  Abundant Love will worship… Read more ›
A candid shot of the congregation sitting and standing in the audience. Gallery: The Return to Hammonds House Museum February 5, 2023 by Abundant LUUv - What a day of rejoicing we experienced during our first in-person service at the Hammonds House Museum since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Special thanks to all of our members and supporters who continued to join us via Zoom during our time away from the museum, and we are grateful for those… Read more ›
Tano anniversary flyer: Abundant LUUv's celebration of our Tano Anniversary "Adaptability and All We Have Learned" Sunday February 12, 2023 10:30 a.m. Meeting in person at The Hammonds House Museum, as well as online, Distinguished guest speaker: Rev. Dr. Teresa Fry Brown Bandy Professor of Preaching and the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, of Candler School of Theology Musical guest: B'Renee who has blessed Abundant Luuv with her musical talent multiple times. Accompanied by Greg High on bass. Tano: is Swahili for "five" and stands for many things. For our celebration, we encourage African wear. Abundant LUUv Anniversary V (Tano Anniversary) – Sunday, February 12, 2023 February 4, 2023 by Abundant LUUv - Tano means five in Swahili. Excerpt from the February, 5, 2023 newsletter: Abundant LUUv Anniversary V Sunday February 12, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. Please plan to attend and bring friends to Abundant LUUv’s celebration of our fifth anniversary, Sunday, February 12, 2023, at 10:30 a.m.  We will meet in person at Hammonds House Museum, as well as online via Zoom. Tano is Swahili for five and stands for… Read more ›
The front of the Hammonds House Museum Join Us in Person Starting Sunday, February 5, 2023 February 3, 2023 by Abundant LUUv - Excerpt from the January 28, 2023 newsletter: Sunday, February 5, 2023,“When We All Get Together” in person as well as on-line. We are joyfully returning to our starting place at Hammonds House Museum. Please be advised that the building is accessible for lighter weight wheelchairs and please contact us about making use of the lift. It… Read more ›
Love Cinematique Feature for Friday, November 18, 2022: Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey November 6, 2022 by Abundant LUUv - For the holiday season, the Love Cinematique Team has scheduled a screening on the 3rd Friday in November with a family-friendly musical called Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey. The 2020 film has a star-studded cast: Forest Whittaker, Phylicia Rashad, Keegan Michael Key, and more. This online shared screening will be facilitated by the Team at 7:30 p.m.… Read more ›
Love Cinematique Feature for Friday, October 21, 2022: Young Frankenstein October 13, 2022 by Abundant LUUv - In the spirit of the Halloween season, the Love Cinematique Team has scheduled a screening on the 3rd Friday in October with a fun comedy by Mel Brooks, Young Frankenstein. This online shared screening will be facilitated by the Team at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 21. We will be using HBO Max via Teleparty for this screening.… Read more ›
Love Cinematique In-person Screening of “Till” on Thursday, October 13, 2022 October 13, 2022 by Abundant LUUv - Till, the story of the life and death of Emmett Till and his powerful mother, Mamie Till, is premiering this month. We would like to support this African American produced art by attending the premier in person Thursday, October 13, at the 6:15 p.m. showing at Atlantic Station Regal Cinema, Suite 1250, 261 19th Street… Read more ›