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From the President November 2015


Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday for the very reason that it is named.  The congregational meeting that we had Nov 1st was a great reminder of much that I am thankful for from our church community.  The board arrived early for a preplanning meeting, I was able to acknowledge our minister with a gift from […]

From the President September 2015


The board just completed the 2015 Board Retreat and I am pretty proud of our teamwork, collaboration and the goals that we voted to focus upon.  All board members were able to attend and it was facilitated by Julia McKay.  She did a perfect job of honoring all people present while pushing us to challenge […]

From the President August 2015


I have spent quite a bit of time at church lately with new duties and a productive garden and I wanted to call your attention to two things: First, wandering the halls and rooms of our church, there is lots of great information posted on bulletin boards and doors and in the social hall. The […]

From the President – July 2015


June has started perfectly this year as our family was able to have a 10 day vacation in Hawaii.  I used to live in Hawaii so it was a special time to catch up with old friends and introduce them to our daughters.  While I lived there between 1993 and 2003, my family came for […]

From the President June 2015


I would like to a moment to express a heartfelt thanks to everyone for the work that went into the Congregational Annual Meeting on May 17th.   I received some great feedback, but it is clear to me that this church runs well because of the gifts of all of us.  If you did not have […]

From the President May 2015


Please make sure that you mark your calendars for our Annual Congregational Meeting following church service on May 17, 2015.  Our bylaws require a quorum to vote in new positions and to discuss and okay the budget brought forth by the Finance/Budget Committee and endorsed by the Board. Spring and the time of “renewal” is […]

From the President – March 2015


If you haven’t had a chance to review the Focus or Website and related postings that detail church happenings I strongly encourage you do so.  Our UUCC spirit is evident in many recent happenings and the upcoming opportunities are diverse and rich. Whether you interest is in learning, contributing, helping, creating change or exploring your […]

From the President – July 2014

by Rob Fulson

Have you ever been accused of being the “master of the obvious?” Let me give it a try. We always have so many amazing things happening at our church. No really. When was the last time you really delved into our website, or calendar, or monthly Focus or weekly email letter This Week and Beyond? […]

Presidential Reflections – April 2014

by Elizabeth Thorson

I would like to thank the Stewardship committee for organizing the hosted dinners/events in March for church members. I hope that you were able to participate in our Stewardship conversations this year. It’s never too late to express your commitment to the church and the work we do in the form of a pledge!In April, […]

Presidential Reflections – February 2014

by Elizabeth Thorson

Leadership has been a frequent topic at board meetings and at our two retreats this year – in fact, leadership development is one of the board’sgoals for the year. Several people from the board and congregation attended a workshop on Leadership Development (note the capital letters) last fall to learn more about this concept, and […]