We are welcoming, open and affirming to all. Our services begin at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Religious exploration for school-age children and childcare for preschoolers are available from September to May. Learn more about us and what happens Sundays at UUFF.

Our growing Unitarian Universalist fellowship is led by Rev. Leslie Ahuvah Fails, who joined UUFF in September 2015.  About half our Sunday Services are lay led or feature guest speakers, ensuring a diversity of topics and voices.

Thanksgiving Leftover Potluck

The November 29th service will culminate in a revival of our Thanksgiving Leftovers Potluck tradition. Non-leftovers are welcome, too!

An Attitude of Gratitude

This Sunday: How Am I Thankful? Let Me Count the Ways…. We all have many things for which to be thankful as individuals. This post-Thanksgiving service will highlight different reasons we may have to be thankful as Fairbanks UUs. The UUFF Board of Directors will talk about ways we show our thanks and some of the reasons we might want to. Read More »

This Friday: Food, Inc. at UUFF

Drawing on Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation and Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma, director Robert Kenner’s documentary explores the food industry’s detrimental effects on our health and environment. Kenner spotlights the men and women who are working to reform an industry rife with monopolies, questionable interpretations of laws and subsidies, political ties and rising rates of E. coli outbreaks. Join us to see Food Inc. this Friday, November 20, at UUFF at 7 pm.

Trinidad Carnival: Layers of Meaning

Carnival in Trinidad, celebrated two days before the season of Lent, is a time of musical (often Calypso) celebration. However, Carnival and Calypso are about much more than music and revelry. They are linked by a multi-layered tradition that encompasses religion, politics, and culture. Ray Funk will talk about the meaning behind the merrymaking. Speaker, Ray Funk. Lay Leader, Lisa Sporleder. Accompanist, Vera Alexander.

ReJoySing: Saturday evening concert at UUFF

ReJoySing’s Fall Concert is Saturday, November 14, at 7:30 pm. at the UU fellowship hall.  Come enjoy our community choir! $5 donation. Dessert follows…

RE This Week

  • The preschool class will be playing with Mikayla and Jeffrey.
  • The Elementary Class will be learning about First Aid with Terry and Molly.
  • The middle and high school groups will not meet this week, please join your parents for the service.

Living Peace: A Quaker Commitment

Peace is a value that permeates all Quaker teachings. Friends (Quakers) are challenged to be peace educators, to live the value of peace every day at work and at home. In order to reach these goals — and make “peace” more than an expedient slogan — Quakers must continually reinterpret and reevaluate themselves in a changing world. Charley Basham will talk about the Quaker Peace Testimony, an expression of that nonviolent faith and a tradition which goes back over 400 years. Speaker, Charley Basham. Lay Leader, Barbara Braley. Accompanist, Marsha Sousa.

RE This Week

  • The preschool class will be playing with Bre and Conal.
  • The Elementary Class will be learning about First Aid with Marilyn and Michael.
  • The middle school class does not meet this week, please join your parents for the service.
  • YRUU (high school) will be meeting with Susan during the service.

Encounters With the Sacred: Our Stories and our Faith

Religion tends to put so much energy into making meaning of life. Perhaps we can gain more from making meaning FROM life. Peter continues an exploration of how personal experience is such a vital part of Unitarian Universalism. Speaker, Peter Pierson. Accompanist, Susan Johnson.

UUFF KUAC-FM Pledge Drive Update

Thank you to everyone who pledged to KUAC-FM through the fellowship! We have raised $2,460 (updated 11-4-09) in pledges enabling us to continue sponsoring Weekend Saturday and Sunday for most of the next year. If you meant to pledge but haven’t, this Sunday (Nov 1) is the last day to make a pledge (and the last day to bring in your check if pledged previously). Remember, checks need to be made out to UUFF. Just add a notation somewhere on the check that says KUAC.