Category: Board President

President’s Blog for October 2020

As I’m drinking a cup of tangerine tea, relaxing for a moment during a day of raking dirt, digging in edging and helping a large area of our yard recover from “the big dig” of a full septic system replacement, I realize that I … read more.

When the Going Gets Tough…

“When the going gets tough, the tough reinvent.” – RuPaul

And reinvent we have in a time that has challenged our bodies, minds, hearts, and spirits. I am trying to be patient, to be mindful, to be careful, to be thoughtful, to be healthy. And, … read more.

Tahoma UU President’s Budget Message

Harnessing the ripple effect in times of trouble

An ugly pandemic has launched a societal tsunami, threatening to turn us inward at a time when we desperately need the warmth of community.

In times like these, the value of sustaining your spiritual home becomes clear.

Our minister, … read more.

President’s Blog September 2018

Reflections on the Recent Past

In August the Board of Trustees took our annual retreat. The concept of a day(s) long retreat is nothing new for organizations. The stated goal is usually to take an extended period of time away to reflect, plan and grow together … read more.

President’s Blog for June 2018

This is my final blog as TUUC Board president. It has been a wonderful year highlighted by the honor of installing Linda as our settled minister. She has truly led the way for us to become a forward-thinking congregation. It has been an exciting time … read more.

President’s Blog for May 2018

I must begin this blog with a huge thank you to Tori Brewster and Eli Grandin-Rood. They brought enthusiasm and a fresh spirit to the pledge drive this year. They were thoughtful and creative and made every effort to involve new people in the pledge … read more.

President’s Blog for March 29, 2018

My message to you this month is deeply personal. It is pledge time again.  I hope I was able to convey to you last year the depth of my love/passion for and commitment to TUUC. I hope it is contagious. In the thirteen years Skip … read more.

President’s Blog for March 8, 2018

This week we draw special attention to the congregational meeting this coming Sunday, March 11th. At the annual meeting last spring, attendees strongly suggested that it is time for us to address some of the major maintenance issues related to our church building. Following … read more.

President’s Blog for January 2018

We have begun the New Year with news of Linda’s breast cancer diagnosis. The Board and, I’m sure, the entire congregation will work together to support Linda and to support each other as she moves through this difficult journey. I know she will feel our … read more.