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  • New Zoom Hints Added to Website

    July 22, 2020
    There is a new information page about using Zoom available on the website now. You can reach it on the Main Menu bar under Connection, called Zoom Hints.
  • Interview with Reverend Gretchen – to support our Gracious Farewell on 7/18

    July 15, 2020
    Join in the celebration of Reverend Gretchen’s retirement by watching and listening to a lively conversation between John Anning and Gretchen. We were introduced to Reverend Gretchen three years ago with an informative interview, and now we come full circle and extend our gracious farewell ...
  • Summary Board Minutes: June 30, 2020

    July 15, 2020
    This meeting was conducted on Zoom as the building was closed for the COVID-19 “Shelter in Place” order and the previous decisions of the Board. Attending:  Rev. Gretchen Woods, Steve Hill, David Vallerga, David Stoutamire, Chris Stovall and Beth Harrison.  Stephen Webster and Suzanne Griffin were ...
  • Summary Board Minutes: May 26, 2020

    July 9, 2020
    Summary Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting, May 26, 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, ...
  • UU the Vote

    June 12, 2020
    Send Vote-By-Mail Postcards to Voters in Texas Reclaim Our Vote is sending postcards to Hispanic voters in Texas who are over age 65 to let them know how to apply to Vote By Mail for the July 14 primary.  This allows them to vote from the ...
  • 2020 Annual Report Now Available

    June 5, 2020
    The UUFRC 2020 Annual Report is now available here.
  • Important Member Information for the Annual Meeting on 6/7

    June 1, 2020
    Hello Dear Members, We hope this communication finds you well and super excited for the great happenings within the UUFRC.  In preparation for our Annual Meeting, on Sunday June 7th, below is the agenda (to see what’s coming and how best to be prepared), and attached are 3 ...
  • Special Interview with Rev. Brian Ferguson

    May 29, 2020
    Here is a special interview you won’t want to miss — our ministerial candidate, Rev. Brian Ferguson, in conversation with UUFRC’s own interviewer extraordinaire, John Anning.  Bring your own popcorn!  Click here to watch the video.
  • Watch the video from Brian Ferguson and his family

    May 28, 2020
    Our new minister, Rev. Brian Ferguson, sent a video to introduce himself and his family to our congregation.  Please click here to watch. If you aren’t on a committee that will meet with Brian over the two candidating weeks, please sign up for one of the ...
  • GREAT NEWS FROM YOUR MINISTERIAL SEARCH COMMITTEE!

    May 25, 2020
    We are absolutely delighted to introduce Rev. Brian Ferguson, UUFRC’s candidate for settled minister.  A native of Scotland, Brian was raised in a mining community and became the first generation in his family to attend university, majoring in Applied Physics.  After graduating he worked in ...
  • Summary Board Minutes: April 28, 2020

    May 12, 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 ...
  • Exciting Update (2020-05-11)

    May 11, 2020
    Great news — UUFRC has a pre-candidate minister! After the Ministerial Search Committee interviewed second-round candidates and conducted reference checks in April, one minister clearly stood out as a great match for us, and we were delighted when the minister accepted our invitation to ...
  • 4-24-2020 UUFRC Board of Trustees Update

    April 24, 2020
    April 24, 2020 Dear Beloved UUFRC Community, I hope this letter finds you safe and well.  Along with my fellow board members, We are very grateful for our community during this challenging time of the COVID-19 pandemic. The board has been discussing the many ramifications of our shelter-in-place restrictions.  As ...
  • Summary Board Minutes: March 31, 2020

    April 14, 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 ...
  • UUFRC Building to remain closed until at least May 3, 2020

    April 1, 2020
    April 1, 2020 Dear Beloved UUFRC Community, This is an update from our last message about closure of our building during this time of shelter in place orders. In spite of this being April 1 (the day set aside to remind us of what we are the ...
  • UUFRC Board of Trustees response to COVID-19

    March 12, 2020
    March 12, 2020 Dear Beloved UUFRC Community, With much sadness and regret, we write to inform you about our updated response to the threat of the COVID-19 virus. The UUFRC Board met last night to consider further how our fellowship can best respond to the threat of ...
  • Summary Board Minutes: February 25, 2020

    March 10, 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 ...
  • Summary Board Minutes: January 28, 2020

    February 5, 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. ...
  • Summary Board Minutes: December 17, 2019

    January 6, 2020
    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 ...
  • Summary Board Minutes: November 26, 2019

    December 3, 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 ...