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Program Council Meeting Minutes, May 7, 2020

This meeting was conducted on Zoom via the Internet as the building was closed for the COVID-19 “Shelter in Place” order and the previous decision of the Board.

Attending:  Chris Stovall, Alex Stagner, Jennifer Bahr-Davidson, Marina Rose, Jessica Roybal, Ellen Hill, Solveig Zarubin, John Cooney, the Rev. … read more.

Summary Board Minutes: April 28, 2020

Summary Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting, April 28, 2020

This meeting was conducted on Zoom as the building was closed for the COVID-19 “Shelter in Place” order and the previous decision of the Board.

Attending:  Rev. Gretchen Woods, Steve Hill, David Vallerga, David Stoutamire, Stephen Webster, Suzanne … read more.

Summary Board Minutes: March 31, 2020

This meeting was conducted on Zoom via the Internet as the building was closed for the COVID-19 “Shelter in Place” order and the previous decision of the Board.

Attending:  Rev. Gretchen Woods, Steve Hill, David Vallerga, David Stoutamire, Stephen Webster, Suzanne Griffin, Chris Stovall and Beth Harrison.  Also … read more.

Summary Board Minutes: February 25, 2020

Attending:  Rev. Gretchen Woods, Steve Hill, David Vallerga, David Stoutamire, Stephen Webster and Beth Harrison.  Suzanne Griffin attended by telephone.  Chris Stovall was absent.  Also attending were Anna Dyer, Cal Sloan, and Alex Stagner.   

Consent Agenda:  The
Minister’s Report, Admin. Report, Connections Report, Search Committee Report,
DRE … read more.

Summary Board Minutes: January 28, 2020

Summary Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting, January
28, 2020

Attending:  Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, David
Vallerga, David Stoutamire, Stephen Webster and Beth Harrison.  Steve Hill and Suzanne Griffin attended by
telephone.  Also attending were Brett
Dyer, Marina Rose, Julia Mogilev, Jennifer Bahr-Davidson, Derby Davidson, Bob
Holden and Alex Stagner. … read more.

Summary Board Minutes: December 17, 2019

Consent Agenda:  The
Minister’s report,  Admin. Report, Search
Committee Report,  and the Minutes of the
Previous Meeting were accepted. We also affirmed the email vote we took
approving changing the ISP.

Pledge Drive Report:   Bob Holden came to review the plan he has for
the Pledge Drive.      The Board will work … read more.

Summary Board Minutes: November 26, 2019

Minutes of the UUFRC
Board Meeting, November 26, 2019

Attending:  Rev.
Gretchen Woods, Steve Hill, Chris Stovall, David Vallerga, Stephen Webster,
David Stoutamire, Suzanne Griffin and Beth Harrison.

Steve lit the Chalice and Gretchen presented an opening
reading.  Check in followed.

Consent Agenda:  The
Administrator’s Report, Minister’s report, Personnel Committee Report, Search
Committee … read more.

Summary Board Minutes: October 29, 2019

Summary Minutes of
the UUFRC Board Meeting,  October 29,
2019

Attending:  Rev.
Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, David Vallerga, Stephen Webster, David
Stoutamire, Suzanne Griffin and Beth Harrison.  Steve Hill called in.

Consent Agenda:  The
Administrator’s Report, Minister’s report, Personnel Committee Report, Search
Committee Report, Connections Report and the Minutes of the Previous … read more.

Sunday, 10/27 Ministerial Search Town Hall presentation

Come to this short 30-minute meeting to hear what the Search Committee learned from you through the cottage meetings and congregational survey.

After service Sunday, October 27, enjoy your coffee and then come back to the Sanctuary from 12 to 12:30 pm.  The Search Committee will present a short summary of what we … read more.

Summary Board Minutes: September 24, 2019

Attending:  Rev.
Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, David Vallerga, Steve Webster, David Stoutamire,
Suzanne Griffin and Beth Harrison.  Steve
Hill called in.  Cal Sloan, Derby
Davidson and Jennifer Bahr-Davidson also attended.

Consent Agenda:  The
Administrator’s Report, Minister’s report, Personnel Committee Report, Search
Committee Report, Connections Report and the Minutes of the Previous Meeting
with … read more.

Summary Board Minutes: August 28, 2019

Consent Agenda:  Received
Administrator’s and Minister’s Report. 
Approved minutes and briefly discussed “No Trespassing” sign.

Finance Committee: 
Received report and discussed implementation of Realm, the program we
are using for the Directory and can use for other functions.

Personnel Committee Update:    Rev. Gretchen will send an announcement that
Jen Gill will be … read more.

Beyond Categorical Thinking

Scheduled for September 21st, 9-12
Beyond Categorical Thinking program designed to encourage inclusive thinking and help prevent unfair discrimination in the search process for a new minister. There will be a three-hour workshop on Saturday morning followed by a Sunday morning service led by facilitator … read more.

Summary of the Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting, July 30, 2019

Board meetings are public; every member is invited to
attend.

We started with a review of Financial Procedures led by Anna
Dyer and Jennifer Bahr-Davidson, then approved the consent agenda;  reports and minutes.

Then we elected officers: 
Steve Hill will be President, Chris Stovall will be Vice President.  Steve Webster … read more.

Biennial Justice Summit at Camp de Benneville Pines

This gathering is a wonderful opportunity for all our congregations to collaborate in a reflective and spiritual setting and to build more effective social justice ministries together. We are excited about the program being developed by the new executive director, Rev. Ranwa Hammamy and … read more.

UU Justice Ministry of Calif

TURNING THE TIDES

August 4 – 8, 2019

Camp de Benneville Pines

UU Justice Ministry of California (UUJMCA) is excited to announce the biennial Justice Summit at Camp de Benneville Pines will take place from Sunday, August 4th through Thursday, August 8th.

Please be sure to post the information … read more.

Notice of the UUFRC Annual Meeting

Sunday, May 19, 2019
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
UUFRC Sanctuary

We will hold the Annual Meeting of our Fellowship on Sunday, May 19, 2019 in the Sanctuary. We need a quorum of members to convene the meeting. Please plan to attend.  

The meeting agenda, voting information, and links to … read more.

Share the Plate with San Mateo Pride Center this Sunday, May 12

Please give generously to support this local non-profit who aligns perfectly with our Welcoming Congregation. 

The San Mateo County Pride Center stands for equity, inclusion, dignity, self-determination, and justice. Over a decade in the making, the Pride Center is the first (and only) LGBTQ+ community center in San Mateo County.They are … read more.

Still Learning

Despite my advanced years and the length of time I have been part of the church lay leadership – I am still learning.   In fact, I sometimes realize that what I thought I had learned, was not quite right and, needed to refine my understanding.    Things would … read more.

General Assembly (GA) Delegate Applications Available

Early registration for the UUA’s General Assembly in Spokane, Washington opens March 1. This is the fabulous annual celebration and business meeting for Unitarian Universalists.

UUFRC is entitled to three GA delegates to represent us either there or virtually. For more information and to apply to … read more.

Board Update

Well here we are in
another new year. I hope everyone had a good holiday season because now it is
back to work. At our recent special congregational meeting we voted,
overwhelmingly, to ordain Ellie Kilpatrick, so look for details on that soon.

The board along
with the Transition Team … read more.