“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 ›
Love Cinematique Feature for September 10, 2022: Over the Moon September 6, 2022 by Abundant LUUv - Abundant LUUv will resume twice-monthly feature film virtual screenings in September.  We will change to the second and fourth Saturdays to see if this is more convenient than the Friday schedule we used last year. Over the Moon, a family-friendly animated movie will be shown on Saturday September 10th at 7:30 p.m. As in the… Read more ›
Love Cinematique Feature for August 19, 2022: The Greatest Showman August 14, 2022 by Abundant LUUv - IMPORTANT UPDATE: The previous Zoom link has expired. The link has been updated below. You can also access it here. This week, please look at the following details of the August feature of our Love Cinematique Friday night movie.  We are in the process of bringing the information and connections onto the website,  This coming Friday, August 19th,… Read more ›
Social Justice Update with illustration of three multicultural fists raised. Social Justice Update from Rev. Rogers August 14, 2022 by Abundant LUUv - At Abundant LUUv, we promote "dismantling racism and other oppressions in ... our institutions." Next month, the Georgia State Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Human Rights will release a report on "Civil Asset Forfeiture and its Impact on Communities of Color in Georgia." As a member of the committee I have learned a… Read more ›
Larry Walker, Exec. Dir. Of Thrive SS We Will Be Heard II, 2021 September 24, 2021 by Editor - We Will Be Heard II, 2021 2nd Annual Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day By Rev. Duncan E. Teague and Guest, Larry Walker, Exec. Dir. Of Thrive SS Rev. Jonathan Rogers, Community Affiliated Minister and Catherine Moore, Seminarian-in-Residence Sunday, September 26, 2021, 10:30 AM EST, on ZOOM (link via Newsletter on home page) We Will Be… Read more ›
2021 Ware Lecture: Stacey Abrams and Desmond Meade 2021 Ware Lecture: Stacey Abrams and Desmond Meade April 19, 2021 by Editor - The UUA President invites a distinguished guest each year to address the General Assembly as the Ware Lecture. Please join us Saturday, June 26 at 7:00 p.m. EDT / 6:00 p.m. CDT / 5:00 p.m. MDT / 4:00 p.m. PDT. General Assembly registration is required to view. Stacey Abrams is the New York Times bestselling author of Our Time Is Now and Lead from the Outside,… Read more ›
Conversation with Historian Dan Royles, Ph.D. Conversation with Historian Dan Royles, Ph.D. and Rev. Duncan Teague April 18, 2021 by Editor - Conversation with Historian Dan Royles, Ph.D. which the LGBTQ Religious Archives Network hosted on March 23, 2021.  It is a lively discussion between Dan and the Rev. Duncan Teague about Dan's career in queer historical scholarship and his paper that was honored with this year's LGBTQ Religious History Award: "The Balm in Gilead: AIDS Activism… Read more ›
Joseph Tuckerman, John Haynes Holmes and Clarence Skinner Community Ministry: An Old Idea Rises Again March 27, 2021 by Editor - By Rev. Jonathan Rogers   At its core, “community ministry” rests on the idea that instead of people being brought to church, church should be brought to the people. Historically, this concept has always been a part of Unitarian Universalism. Joseph Tuckerman was a Unitarian minister who cared and advocated for the poor in Boston… Read more ›