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Coast-to-Coast AU Chapters Party With a Purpose

Orange County (CA) AU is holding its annual meeting on Saturday, December 13th to elect new officers and plan for 2015. But that's not all! This is also their Appetizer & Dessert Potluck -- so bring your favorite snack food!

The event takes place at Irvine Ranch Water District* Community Room, 15500 Sand Canyon Ave., in Irvine. The doors open at 1:00 PM for socializing, so don't miss it. Read more

Orange County (CA) AU Presents Jere Lipps On The Intersection Of Religion And Science

The Orange County chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State November 8th  event will present Jere Lipps, a geologist, paleontologist and marine biologist who has studied the evolution and paleo-biology of marine organisms for decades.  He will address the politics of climate change, which is yet another place where some would like public policy to be based on religious beliefs rather than science.   

Sarah Jones in Nashville for Two Big Events!

Nashville AU is hosting Sarah Jones at two big events on Sunday!

October 19, at 10:30 AM
Brookmeade Congregational Church, UCC
700 Bresslyn Rd, Nashville, TN 37205

The Nashville AU Chapter is hosting Sarah Jones on October 19 for two big events!  Sarah, who works in the Americans United communications department, was featured last July 4th in an article that appeared in The New York Times.

At 10:30 AM, Sarah, will speak at Brookmeade Congregational Church, UCC, at 700 Bresslyn Rd, Nashville, TN 37205. Brookmeade is an open and affirming, inclusive, and Just Peace Church, committed to social justice in our lives and society. You are kindly invited by Rev. Dr. Richard Diekmann, Sarah Jones, and AU Nashville Chapter to be a part of this event. For more information

Delaware Valley & South Jersey Host Rev. Steven Baines

The Delaware Valley Americans United Chapter's South Jersey group presents Rev. Steven Baines, Assistant Field Director for Religious Outreach at Americans United in Washington, DC.  Rev. Baines will be talking about “Is Your Religion Really My Religion?: The Battle for Genuine Religious Freedom in America.” The event takes place on Sunday, October 19, from 3-5 PM in Fellowship Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Cherry Hill NJ, 401 North Kings Highway.