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 …

Wonder more at Wonder Club

Speck Kevin Pratt

Each month we do a wonder club and I sat down tonight to come up with a few possible ideas for the next one. I ended up with many more than I expected. I think we might be covered for a while. Would you like to lead one of these …

5 Things To Know About December’s #HelpOften Event!

Ross Llewallyn

This month of December we’re trying a different kind of Help Often: there is no single event that we’ll all be meeting for. Instead, we ask that you collect items to give to children in need this holiday season. Here are 5 big things you need to know, with all …

Live Better: Crucial Conversations Notes

Ross Llewallyn

Marla has been doing a wonderful job picking out fascinating topics to explore and discuss with attendees of our Live Better groups, which have taken place before monthly potlucks and going forward before assemblies! I felt there were so many good ideas coming from this Sunday’s discussion that I just …

Little Martha

Ross Llewallyn

Hey everyone, it’s Ross. The theme of “death” that our assembly on Sunday was focused around got me thinking about a particular song that resonates with me on the subject. I thought I’d share it with y’all. “Little Martha“, an instrumental by Duane Allman, is a song rich in meaning …

Moment of Awe: October 2015

Lori Laliberte

“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.” Carl Sagan taught us that we have a kinship with the stars. The elements that make up our …

Who do you know? We need places to meet!

Speck Kevin Pratt

Growth! Yes, we’re growing so much that some of our small groups are bursting at the seams. On top of that, several of the meeting spaces we’ve been depending on aren’t going to be available at all soon. Do you, or any of your friends and acquaintances want to support what Sunday Assembly is doing by offering or helping to find appropriate spaces?