Amazing Grace

What would the world look like if we all behaved as though we believed in Grace? How would we treat our neighbors? How would we treat ourselves?

2019 March 03

Ken has been performing folk and early pop music all over the country for more than 40 years. He plays the “classic” folk music of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. His repertoire also includes some selections from pop artists and even pays tribute to country greats.

Boy Scouts of America

Dr. Ron Sturgis, a retired Eagle Scout, will give an informative presentation on the history of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), the codes and guidelines, the impact of scouting, and the recent policy changes for the inclusion of girls and LGBTQ leaders.

2019 March 17

David-Michael was introduced to several religious beliefs in his upbringing which sparked his desire to study religion and spirituality. His ministry is infused with his Pentecostal roots, Wicca and Science of Mind, which he has studied and practiced for over 30 years.

2019 March 24

David Wilcox is a singer/songwriter. He was a winner of the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk award in 1988, and his songs have been covered by artists. He holds audiences rapt with nothing more than a single guitar, thoroughly written songs, a fearless ability to mine the depths of human emotions, and wry wit.

2019 March 31

Our Mountain Light UUC Treasurer, Ed Wolpert, will present our 2019-2020 Pledge Drive.

2019 April 07

Rev. Jennifer Dalton was born and raised in the mountains of Virginia. She has her bachelor’s degree in political science and her Master of Divinity degree from Emory’s Candler School of Theology. She is currently ordained and recognized by the Alliance of Baptists and considers herself a Unitarian Universalist Baptist.

2019 April 14

Rev. Whittemore is a retired Unitarian Universalist minister having served at the GA Mountains UU Church in Dahlonega. Dr. Whittemore currently teaches Appalachian, American, and religious history at UNG.

2019 April 21

Pastor, Lord and High Priest David-Michael Searcy will lead our traditional Easter Sunrise Service at the home of Ted and Terry Woehr with a breakfast potluck after the service. There will be no service at the church this Sunday.

2019 April 28

“Holocaust Remembrance Week” The United States Congress established the Days of Remembrance as the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust. Each year, the Week of Remembrance, runs from the Sunday before Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) through the following Sunday.

2019 May 05

John Pavlovitz is a writer, pastor, and activist from Wake Forest NC. His blog, Stuff That Needs To Be Said, has reached a diverse worldwide audience. A 20-year veteran in the trenches of local-church ministry, he is committed to equality, diversity, and justice—both inside and outside faith communities.

2019 May 12

Mother’s Day. Rev. Dillard is an ordained Interfaith Minister and a Professor of Rhetoric at GCSU in Milledgeville GA. He has a Bachelor’s in Speech Communication from Blackburn College and an M.S. and PhD in Speech Communication (Performance Studies) from Southern Illinois University.

2019 May 19

Our Flower Communion is an annual ritual that celebrates beauty, human uniqueness, diversity, and community. In this intergenerational ceremony, everyone in the congregation brings a flower and places it in a shared vase. The congregation and minister bless the flowers, and each person brings home a different flower than the one they brought.

2019 May 26

David-Michael was introduced to several religious beliefs in his upbringing which sparked his desire to study religion and spirituality. His ministry is infused with his Pentecostal roots, Wicca and Science of Mind, which he has studied and practiced for over 30 years.

2019 June 02

The practice of congregational polity dictates that the business of our congregations take place at congregational meetings. At this Annual Congregational Meeting, we will hear reports from our officers, elect our new Board of Directors, approve the annual budget, and conduct other business.

2019 June 09

Ken Sizemore has been performing folk and early pop music all over the country for more than 40 years. He plays the “classic” folk music of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. His repertoire also includes some selections from pop artists and even pays tribute to country greats.

2019 June 16

Father’s Day. Rev. Dillard is an ordained Interfaith Minister and a Professor of Rhetoric at GCSU in Milledgeville GA. He has a Bachelor’s in Speech Communication from Blackburn College and an M.S. and PhD in Speech Communication (Performance Studies) from Southern Illinois University.

Keeping Joy Alive

Living our lives often leads to difficult moments, but it is our choice how we react to them. We can surrender to despair or choose to look at them as opportunities to learn, to grow, to become better and wiser people. Embracing Joy can change lives.