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Seeking Member/Investors for First Unitarian Church Solar Project

  Solar Panel Application Deadline is July 16 Sunday, July 16, is the deadline for church members to submit an application to become an investor in our solar panel project. The church has signed a contract with Elemental Energy to install solar panels on the roofs of the Buchan and Eliot classroom buildings and Community … Continued

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 Sunday and the lovely flower communion.  We hope all involved … Continued

Annual Vote Results 2017

The Annual Vote of First Unitarian took place on May 21, 2017. Here are the results of the 2017 annual election: Board Candidates: Comnes                                                          437 Harper   … Continued

2017 Annual Church Survey–Let Your Voice Be Heard!

The 2017  Annual Congregant Survey, sponsored by your Board of Trustees is now open until June 11, 2017.  Your input will be valuable as the church addresses the compelling opportunities and challenges before us in the upcoming year: Mission – Our Policy Based form of governance uses elements describing our mission to evaluate how well the church … Continued

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 vote-by-mail process. Voting members should have by now received a … Continued

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.  

Director of Music DeReau Farrar Offers Testimony

First U’s new Music Director DeReau Farrar offered a testimony during a recent Sunday service.  Many were moved by his message and asked if the video could be made available through our website. The answer is yes! Click above to view this testimony.            

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 May 21. And if you have questions about the budget, … Continued

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 as interim co-president of the UUA until a new president … Continued

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 practices at the UUA. This has left the organization … Continued