Congregation News

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.

Input on Police Chief Search

Portland is currently searching nationwide for a new chief of police. Please come sign the church’s letter to Mayor Wheeler outlining what we see as vital competencies and capabilities for any candidate, especially with regard to addressing racial inequity in hiring and crime prevention policies. … read more.

Important Announcement!

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

I write to share some news about the troubles at the Unitarian Universalist Association and how our congregation has been asked to help. As you may have heard, our UUA president, Peter Morales, has resigned in the midst of a controversy over hiring … read more.

Financial Update for Members and Friends

In early February, we announced the results of this year’s Fund Drive. We continue to receive a few pledges through June, and pledge increases are always welcome; but it is clear that our pledge income will be 10% short of our goal. That amounts to … read more.