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  • WE HAVE A MINISTERIAL SEARCH COMMITTEE!

    March 25, 2019
    We are very happy to announce that you, the membership, have chosen the people to be on your Search Committee:  Tracey Fecher, Erika Pretell, Cal Sloan, DeeDee Stovel, Bill Welch. Their work is just beginning. Please congratulate them this Sunday or when you next see them.
  • Congregational Votes, Sun Mar 17

    March 4, 2019
    On Sunday March 17, 2019 at noon in the sanctuary we will hold a special congregational meeting to elect the members of the Ministerial Search Committee and vote on the Covenant of Right Relations document you have been working on over the last several weeks. ...
  • Preparing to Search

    February 6, 2019
    After this last weekend, the board and transition team is ready to start making phone calls to all of the members about creating a search committee. If you missed the Sunday after church workshop on the search process led by our UUA coach Nancy Edmundson, ...
  • Summary of the Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting, January 29, 2019

    February 4, 2019
    Attending:  Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, Beth Harrison, Bob Holden, David Zarubin and Anna Dyer.  Also attending were Tanya Webster, Solveig Zarubin, Cindy Johnson, Jeanne DeShazo and Jennifer Bahr Davidson.  1.  The Board briefly discussed Derby’s DRE Report in which he raised his concerns about the “announcement creep” during services ...
  • Summary of the Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting, January 8, 2019

    January 23, 2019
    Attending:  Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, Beth Harrison, David Vallerga, Bob Holden, David Zarubin and Anna Dyer.  Also attending were Tanya Webster, Derby Davidson, Alex Stagner, Solveig Zarubin and Jennifer Bahr Davidson.  1.  Tanya Webster reported on the monthly newsletter and suggested that continuing the weekly email ...
  • Board Update

    January 3, 2019
    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 ...
  • Summary of the Minutes of the UUFRC Board Meeting,  November 27, 2018

    December 13, 2018
    Attending: Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, Beth Harrison, David Vallerga, Bob Holden, David Zarubin and Anna Dyer.  Also attending were Leslie Vallerga, Tanya Webster and Jennifer Bahr Davidson.   Rev. Gretchen led us in a brief educational history of what it means to Ordain a minister, ...
  • Change of Date: December BoT Meeting

    November 29, 2018
    Instead of meeting Dec 25th, the Board will hold its next meeting on January 8 at 7pm.
  • Board Blog: December 2018

    November 28, 2018
    At our upcoming Special Congregational meeting on Sunday 12-9-18 after the regular service we will be addressing two items. The first will be a vote on if this congregation wishes to ordain Eleanor Kilpatrick. This is something only a congregation has the privilege and responsibility ...
  • Board Blog: November 2018

    November 7, 2018
    Well, the midterms have ended and, as they say, the 2020 campaign has begun. Hopefully we get a little break before all of the robo-calls and leafleting start up again. Ellen and I did our part to get out the vote by volunteering at call centers ...
  • Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, October 30, 2018

    November 4, 2018
    Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, October 30, 2018 Attending: Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, Beth Harrison, David Vallerga, Bob Holden David Zarubin, and Anna Dyer. Also attending were Jeanne DeShazo, Jen Bahr-Davidson, Solveig Zarubin and Cindy Johnson   Rev. Gretchen discussed the possible Board Covenant that ...
  • Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes September 25 and October 2, 2019

    October 17, 2018
    Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes September 25 and October 2, 2019 Attending one or both meetings: Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, David Vallerga, Bob Holden, Anna Dyer, Beth Harrison, David Zarubin. Also attending on 9/25 were Jen Bahr-Davidson, Derby Davidson, Jessica Roybal and Tanya ...
  • October 11, Day of Awareness: Coming Out Day

    October 1, 2018
    Every October 11 on Coming Out Day, people around the nation step forward in support of LGBTQ+ civil rights. Whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, self-identify in other ways, or come out as a straight ally, raise your voice and your pride October 11. ...
  • On the Books: Board Blog, October 2018

    October 1, 2018
    At the recent Leadership Training session we held there was a lot of focus on the changes we are going through during this Interim Ministerial period. This session was planned by and delivered by Chris Stovall and Rev Gretchen with great assistance and additional training ...
  • Summary of UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, August 28, 2018

    September 6, 2018
      Attending:  Rev. Gretchen Woods, Chris Stovall, Steve Hill, Beth Harrison, David Vallerga, David Zarubin, Bob Holden and Anna Dyer. Also attending were Jen Davidson, Derby Davidson and Ellie Kilpatrick. Jen Davidson led a training on UUFRC finances by explaining, line by line, UUFRC financial statements. The Board ...
  • Summary of UUFRC Board Minutes July 2018

    August 30, 2018
    Summary of the UUFRC Board Meeting Minutes, July 31, 2018 Attending: Chris Stovall, Bob Holden, Rev. Gretchen Woods, David Vallerga, Anna Dyer, and David Zarubin. Absent; Steve Hill and Beth Harrison. Also attending were Tanya Webster and Jen Davidson. Board Elections: Steve Hill is the new President, Chris ...
  • September 2018—Notes from the Board President

    August 29, 2018
    Thank you to Bob Holden for his leadership over the past year. I would like to welcome Chris Stovall and Beth Harrison to the board and say goodbye and say thank you to Marina Rose and Lisa Conrad for their service. We now enter the second ...
  • August Comments from the Board of Trustees

    August 5, 2018
    Hello from the Board of Trustees (BoT), I have three topics of good news to share with you. First, at our July BoT meeting, we elected Board Officers for the upcoming year.  They are as follows: President – Steve Hill Vice President – Chris Stovall Treasurer – Anna Olsen-Dyer Recording Secretary ...
  • Summary of the UUFRC Board Meeting, June 26, 2018

    July 10, 2018
    Attending: Bob Holden, Rev. Gretchen Woods, David Vallerga, Anna Dyer, David Zarubin, and Lisa Conrad. Absent: Steve Hill and Marina Rose. Also attending were newly elected Board members: Chris Stovall and Beth Harrison. We were joined by the Committee on Ministries members: DeeDee Stovel, John Cooney, ...
  • 2018 Annual Meeting Voting Results and Next Year

    May 31, 2018
    Hello from the Board of Trustees, The end of the Church year is almost upon us.  We are going to finish the year with many successes and in good shape for the future.  These include a balanced budget for the current 2017/18 fiscal year and a ...