Looking Forward to In-Person Community

Ross Llewallyn

Hey y’all! It’s Ross Llewallyn. Every year that I’ve been president of Sunday Assembly Atlanta, I’ve made a post outlining goals for that year. 2020’s theme of “growth” didn’t happen in the way we planned at all, but it’s still an opportunity for reflection. 2020 – Growth? I am proud …

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response

Ross Llewallyn

In Brief Sunday Assembly Atlanta (SAA) will follow guidance from the CDC, WHO, and the Georgia DPH to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the pandemic evolves. Responsible action is therefore: Cancellation of upcoming in-person assemblies Cancellation of in-person small group activities Awareness of personal strategies to minimize risk of …

Childcare at Assemblies!

Ross Llewallyn

I am happy to announce that, starting on 16 February 2020, Sunday Assembly Atlanta will provide childcare for attendees of our monthly assemblies. Welcoming families must be a cornerstone of building community, and ensuring that both parents and children can enjoy themselves at our largest gathering is one important way …

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Theme for 2020: Growth

Ross Llewallyn

Welcome to a new decade! I’m Ross Llewallyn, president of Sunday Assembly Atlanta, and each year I like to post an update on the status of the community and progress made towards goals I and the board set out to accomplish. I love looking back at a year of Sunday …

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Theme for 2019: Help Often

Ross Llewallyn

2018 was the first full year that I operated as president of Sunday Assembly Atlanta, and I chose to create some overarching goals and a theme to focus our actions. In this post, I’ll reflect on past years, compare to the specific tasks I set out to accomplish, and plan …

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Gathering in Edinburgh and Future Plans

Ross Llewallyn

I got back from the Sunday Assembly Gathering in Edinburgh, Scotland a few weeks ago as the sole representative of the ATL! This is the same series of yearly conferences that was in Atlanta in 2015 and got me more heavily involved then. Being around leaders of SAs across the …

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Theme for 2018: Visibility

Ross Llewallyn

(The following is a blog-post form of a short presentation I gave at January’s gathering.) For those who have attended one of our monthly Sunday Assemblies, you’re probably familiar with the basic concept of our network of organizations. We’re a secular community without deity, dogma, or doctrine, striving to help …

Sunday Assembly Atlanta’s Fourth Birthday

Ross Llewallyn

A bit over 4 years ago, on December 6th, 2013, some ambitious secular people in Atlanta, inspired by some British comedians, found a space, set up chairs, AV, and a riser, convinced figures in the community to come to speak on that riser, and wondered who would attend the next …

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Leadership Change

Ross Llewallyn

Howdy everyone. This is Ross Llewallyn, an organizer for Sunday Assembly Atlanta (SAA) since 2015 and, as of a couple of weeks ago, the new president of the organization. I follow two other people to have this role: Kristy, who is a crucial founder of SAA and has been here …

Hello My Name is Change! Updates from SAA.

Marla Dufek

Spring is about change and renewal, Sunday Assembly is right on time this year.  Here’s a roundup of what’s new and changing for our Assembly these days: events at The Rush Center Annex We hope everyone enjoyed our first Assembly at Rush.  We have an arrangement with Rush to hold …