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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, www.ALUUv.org 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, ALUUv.org.  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 ›
Abundant Love UU Third Anniversary 2/14/21 Love is Stronger February 9, 2021 by Editor - Abundant Love Turns Three Sunday, Valentine's Day, February 14, 2021 10:30am ET via Zoom   Read more ›
UU The Vote logo Announcement from UU the Vote (yea Nicole!) February 4, 2021 by Editor - Beloveds, Over the past year, thousands of Unitarian Universalists have been inspired, mobilized and activated through the work of UU the Vote. While all of us can feel proud of what we have accomplished together, I want to pause and honor the absolutely critical, inspiring, galvanizing leadership of Nicole Pressley, who has served as UU the… Read more ›
Bayarnd Rustin, Rev Martin Luther King Jr, Viola Gregg Liuzzo. John Lewis, Susan B. Anthony, Rev James Reeb, Ida B. Wells “All Ancestors (Saints) Day: Last Sunday Before…” October 30, 2020 by Editor - Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:30 AM on ZOOM This Sunday has been designated for an exceedingly long time to honor and remember our ancestors from many cultures or those ancestors chosen in some faiths to be Saints with special responsibility. Read more ›
Craig Washington (from left), Anthony Antoine, the Rev. Duncan Teague and Charles Stephens were all members of the Second Sunday group that met from the early '90s to the early 2000s near the Historic Fourth Ward Park, where a historical marker will be erected. Ben Gray/For the AJC Rev. Teague in AJC: Preserving Atlanta’s gay history August 10, 2020 by Editor - Rev. Duncan Teague was one of the members of the Second Sunday group that met from the early '90s to the early 2000s near the Historic Fourth Ward Park, where a historical marker will be erected. That groups as well as others are included in an article By Rosalind Bentley in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.   Read more ›
Timothy Wilcots Guest Speaker Celebration of Stonewall Protests and LGBTQIA Pride 2020 June 26, 2020 by Editor -   Timothy Wilcots Guest Speaker June 28th, 2020, via Zoom Connection Information Here! Read more ›
Rev. Duncan Teague message to Coastal Virginia UU May 14, 2020 by Rev. Duncan Teague - This is a video greeting from Rev. Duncan Teague, founding minister of Abundant LUUV Congregation in Atlanta, GA. On Sunday, Jan. 12th, Coastal Virginia UU donated their Special Offering to benefit the work of Rev. Teague and Abundant LUUv. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DtfcQnWsDY Read more ›
Easter Service April 11, 2020 by Editor - "Love and Sacrifice" by Rev. Duncan Teague Abundant LUUv's Easter Sunday worship 10:30 AM, April 12, 2020 on-line May you have what you need, Enjoy your health and know you are loved. We will be on ZOOM webinar at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/388375987?pwd=VmhabXYvZ2dPY1RaWk5GWHlxZ2dOZz09 Password: 576102 Or join by phone: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799… Read more ›