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The Board Corner

From Chris Corbett, Treasurer of the Board of Trustees In this year of firsts, this month the Congregation will take on a unique challenge: a pledge drive in the midst of a pandemic.   Last spring, the onset of the pandemic cut short our pledge drive and its fallout caused a significant reduction in pledges (40...

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From Michael Hetrick on behalf of the Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that our brand-new UUCM website will go live in January! We want to take this opportunity to acknowledge and honor Laurice Grae-Hauck for undertaking this enormous project, and for creating an online space that our congregation can be immensely...

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The Board Corner

From Shannon Gattens, Board of Trustees Secretary The Unitarian Universalist Association says that a “covenant is the silk that joins Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations, communities, and individuals together in a web of interconnection.” For those that have been involved in UUCM committees, classes or groups, you probably went through an exercise of creating a covenant...

Institutional Healing
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Institutional Healing

From Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael, Senior Co-MinisterOur congregation’s Board of Trustees recently adopted their own Covenant which begins with this promise:We will work for equity and inclusion, countering systemic oppression in all we do for UUCM; we will work to overcome historic and institutional white privilege and other forms of structural inequities. This is a covenantal...

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From Board of Trustees President Peter Arian Back in March, when this unprecedented period in congregational and world history began, our Board of Trustees and Senior Co-Ministers decided that we would close the doors at 67 Church St. and provide virtual programming. In June, we announced that the buildings and grounds remain closed until at...

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From Susan Raufer, President, Board of Trustees Over the past few weeks our ministers, the Board and staff have grappled with many complex issues concerning the Coronavirus and social interaction at the U.  A lot of time and effort has gone into streaming our services, and getting onto a virtual platform for members and staff...