Author Archives: Steve Rice

Ministerial Search Committee Update – April 26, 2018

Dear Members and Friends,

With heavy hearts the Search Committee (SC) is writing to let you know that our search has concluded without identifying a candidate who would be a good match for our next settled minister. Wonderful pre-candidates from the first round accepted offers elsewhere. … read more.

Search Committee News – March 31, 2018

Dear Friends,

The message in this post today isn’t the one we’re sure you all want to hear, nor is it the one we want to give.

Although our search efforts did result in candidates whom we felt could serve us well, as we all know, what … read more.

Ministerial Search – March 2018 Update

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.

Search Committee – February Update

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.

Search Committee – January 2018 UPDATE

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.

Ministerial Search Committee – December Update

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.

Fundraising: Stone Soup Bazaar Results

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.

New Beginnings – Rev. Cindy Frado

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.