Board of Trustees

Annual Election

Have you completed and returned your ballot yet? One of your rights and responsibilities as a voting member is to decide issues of significance to the church. To encourage the greatest possible participation in this annual election, the Board of Trustees has again authorized a … read more.

Quarterly Congregant Budget Meeting

 

All members and friends are invited to attend our regular quarterly congregant budget meeting this Sunday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. in the Channing Room (A101).  The Finance Committee will report on the church’s nine-month financial results and the proposed fiscal 2018 budget.

 

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.

April Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

In the last month, there have been several high profile resignations at the UUA, including that of President Peter Morales, amid controversy over hiring practices (see more here). Your board supported both the UUA’s request, and Reverend Sinkford’s willingness, that he serve … read more.

March Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

     The word is out: we have a new Director of Music!  The search committee unanimously recommended that we hire DeReau Ferrar and Reverend Sinkford offered him the position.  DeReau has accepted and we now begin a new musical journey under his … read more.

Congregational Concerns Forum (Feb. 2017)

In recent months, congregants have expressed concerns on several topics including: our church’s policy and decision-making processes, Dr. Keyes’ consultant report recommendations, Kate Lore’s departure, and our commitment to social justice. With the facilitation assistance of Fr. Jim Galluzzo of Portland’s Urban Spirituality Center, Board … read more.

Communications Committee Review (June 2015-May 2016)

During the 2015-2016 year the Communications Committee accomplished the following:
· Cleaned up and updated our webpage to be more current.

· Cleaned up and updated Board-related pages on the church’s webpage. Information during the year was more accurate and timely.

· Issued the annual Congregant Survey … read more.

Cafe Conversations on Transparency (April 2015)

Facilitated by the Board during April 2016 (synthesis posted July 2016)

Our two Cafe Conversations held during April 2016 were a great success–thank you to all who attended. Approximately 40 congregants attended and shared their thoughts on transparency and the Church. We have shared all of … read more.

Moderator’s Letter: February and March

March 15, 2017

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

     The word is out: we have a new Director of Music!  The search committee unanimously recommended that we hire DeReau Ferrar and Reverend Sinkford offered him the position.  DeReau has accepted and we now begin a new musical journey … read more.