Before I get excited about the beginning of our “church” year, I want to reflect on the wonderful summer services we have enjoyed. Years ago a friend said to me, “All of us have at least one good sermon in us.” After attending our … read more.
Our new board met for the first time in July. Much of our meeting focused on developing a covenant, pondering by-laws and policy, and learning how we work together to be an effective and transparent board.
Because we currently have no Vice President, Susanne Personette has … read more.
A year and a half ago, when Joe asked me to consider being VP, I thought carefully before I said “yes,” because I understood that after a year, I would likely be president. But I never expected to be president at such a critical time. … read more.
Our annual meeting this year, June 7, will be conducted via Zoom following our worship with a short break to let everyone stretch and refresh. We hope to keep it quite short, just a half hour. Information about the agenda, reports, slate for election, … read more.
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.