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.
Category: Ministerial Search
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.
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.
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.