By the time you read this, we will have finished our three pre-candidating weekends. On one memorable snowy Sunday, we planned to meet at 7:30 a.m. in the CVS parking lot. Charlie had borrowed a Valley Transporter van, so we knew we had a professional … read more.
Category: Ministerial Search
We have started our pre-candidating weekends. We had a minister here from Friday night until Sunday afternoon in February, and we will host two more ministers in March.
As a reminder, here is a brief summary of our schedule after February:
March: Continue weekend visits with … read more.
Your Ministerial Search committee is working hard these days. We have read Ministerial Records, listened to a multitude of sermons, and done Skype interviews. We have also had many discussions about the ministers who expressed interest in our congregation, choosing the strongest applicants for our … read more.
By the time you read this update, your Search committee may have essentially vanished from view. We hope to be awash in ministerial applications by then. We have to observe strict confidentiality from that point on. We will not be able to tell you who … read more.
Our Negotiating team has written up a Ministerial Agreement with help from the Personnel Committee and recommended a salary. The Board of Trustees had a special meeting to discuss the proposed budget for a new Minister and approved our recommendation. The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), … read more.
We are moving along, meeting once a week, and making good progress. We have a negotiating team: Charlie Atwood, Gordon Wyse and Rob Fuderich. Steve Rice will be a backup. Thanks to all of those folks! The negotiating team has the job of working with … read more.
Your Search committee is in gear and making progress on our quest to call a new minister for UUSA. We had a retreat at the end of August with our UUA coach, Debby Bergh. She worked with our first search committee last year, so she … read more.
We’re writing with a brief update on our search for an interim minister to lead us through
the next year. If you were at the service last Sunday, you heard us announce that we were
close to sealing the deal with a highly experienced … read more.
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.
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.