By the time you read this, the Ministerial Search Committee will have met 51 times over the course of the past 9 months. This included four full weekends in intensive interviews and relaxed conversations getting to know each of our final four candidates. We’ve put … read more.
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An update from the Ministerial Search Committee
We’re getting closer! We’re now in the midst of the pre-candidating weekends. You’ll recall that in January we were immersed in reading ministerial records and profiles and watching online sermons from an initial pool of 20 ministerial candidates. Last … read more.
UUSA Community –
Your Search Committee has begun the new year with a burst of energy! On January 2nd, we gained access to a list of nineteen ministerial candidates interested in the UUSA. We spent the first week of January reading the Ministerial Records … read more.
Happy New Year!
May this new year bring love, happiness and understanding into our lives. We have half a year left of the UUSA service schedule, which means we have a lot of learning, fun and worship to do. The Elementary children will continue … read more.
Ministerial Search Committee Update !!!
The new year brings one of the most exciting times of our ministerial search! Your crack Search Committee has spent the past several months gathering your ideas, hopes, and dreams; preparing a comprehensive Congrega-tional Record and Packet for ministers … read more.
Many thanks to all who helped with the Stone Soup Bazaar and Café. It was wonderful to have so many UU’ers pitch in to make the day go smoothly and help shoppers feel welcome. An added bonus is always the opportuni-ty to be with … read more.
The difference between December 31st and January 1st from a basic observational point of view is marginal (unless one imbibed too much on the former and has a whopping headache on the latter). Certainly, a minute or two more sunlight is nothing at which … read more.
May this holiday season be filled with love, rest and fun.
This December the children in RE will be preparing for the Whole Congregation service on December 17. The service will incorporate ideas and practices they are learning from Lesley Smith’s mindfulness Sundays.
In the preschool … read more.
Greetings from your Ministerial Search Committee (MSC),
The big news is that we were ready to “go live” with our Congregational Record on November 30, making it confidentially available to ministers in search through a secure web server run by the UUA. Through the … read more.
For some unknown reason, I have had a harder time this year adjusting to the end of Daylight Savings Time. Besides the fact that my circadian rhythm never got the memo to readjust, I am more aware that I seem to be doing a whole … read more.