Author Archives: Alan Comnes

February 2018 Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

It’s hard to reflect on the last month and not remember Seminary for a Day held on January 27.   More than than 300 hundred people attended Dr. Robin DiAngelo’s keynote address, “Seeing the Racial Water” and the workshops held over the rest … read more.

January 2018 Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

Happy New Year. Church life is busy as 2018 begins. I am pleased to report that the Annual Fund Drive (AFD) is currently at about 96% of our pledge goal. Volunteers are in the process of contacting folks who pledged last year … read more.

December 2017 Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

I hope you were able to enjoy the holidays with your family and friends.   Even with the challenging weather that caused our evening Christmas eve services to be cancelled, it has been a very busy month at the Church.  With no less than … read more.

November Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

The energy in the Church this fall has been wonderful.  And we have some great news.  As I write this, we are near 90% of our Annual Fund Drive (AFD) goal.  We are far ahead of where we were last year at this … read more.

October Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

The theme for our Annual Fund Drive (AFD) is  I can, We must!  Short and direct, for sure.  Let’s consider the elements of our AFD theme in reverse order:

We must:  Reverend Bill Sinkford did not mince words in his AFD letter mailed to … read more.

September Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

I was energized by Homecoming Sunday.  Sunday services were followed by an Answering the Call to Love rally on SW Market Street, just outside our main sanctuary doors.  It was uplifting to participate in the family friendly rally.  How wonderful to have our … read more.

June Update from the Board of Trustees

Moderator Randy Russell is on vacation but the Board nonetheless wanted to provide this update on important activities from the last month.  First Unitarian ended its traditional “high season” of two-service Sundays and full educational activities for children and youth on June 11 with Community … read more.

May Moderator’s Letter

May 11, 2017

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

Please remember to vote.  You should have received your ballot in the mail by now. Please review it carefully and mail it back or drop it off at the church.  Your ballots must be received at the Church by … read more.