The flexibility and faith our congregation has practiced during this time of virtual gatherings is inspiring. As Rev. Rachael leads us in worship, she is seeking the essence of faith that binds us and the elements of practice that express our reverence and joy, no … read more.
Making decisions in times of crisis takes bravery. And, in the case of our minister, a quality of care that is infinitely admirable and laudatory. I want thank Rev. Rachael for making difficult decisions with the health and well-being of our congregation as the primary … read more.
At the end of this month we will be asking all member and friends of the UUSA to make a monetary commitment to this congregation. For those who are recent arrivals to church—the pledge drive is an annual event that collects monetary pledges from … read more.
Our first Congregational Conversation concerning growth was powerful. The Board asked the Congregation to gather December 15 after worship to explore the wonderful opportunity presented by having so many more people attending our worship.
What prompted this conversation is the UUA-reported knowledge that if … read more.
As we immerse ourselves in a season of giving, please consider the ministries of our congregation. Consider the
impact of what we do here simply by gathering together with the intention of worship. Consider the many
ways we reach out to each other and to the … read more.
You might notice that members of the Board of Trustees are wearing badges that say “Ask me about the UUSA
Board of Trustees.” Please do ask these good people about their service to the congregation through board gov-
As you might know, each Unitarian Universalist society … read more.
September began for the Board with time set aside at our monthly meeting to learn more about and strategize for a new way of helping our congregation understand and participate in yearlong stewardship. We are very excited about integrating conversations about sustainability, responsibility, and … read more.
The Board is primed to begin an exciting new year with our settled minister Rachael Hayes. We will have a
retreat together in September facilitated by the New England UUA to help us all get to know each other and set
our priorities for the year.
Among … read more.
“When I told my congregation that I was traveling to New York City, to give our intern her charge as a new minister, one said, ‘That is easy, just tell her to keep on doing all that she is doing here with us!’” – Rev. … read more.
Consistency and change—well-balanced and always with the good of the congregation as primary motivator—is helpful for positive outcomes.
We have had a lot of change these past years. And we have stayed consistent in nurturing a strong, supportive, faith community that is ever … read more.