Category: Minister

COVID Infection — November 30, 2022

Dear friends,

We’ve had a report of a person who attended church on Sunday who has subsequently tested positive for COVID. It’s possible that a transmission may have taken place. If you are feeling unwell, please do test, and if it is positive, let us know … read more.

Updated Reopening Information — November 18, 2022

Dear friends,

At its meeting on Thursday, the Board voted to accept the recommendations of the Pandemic Next Steps Committee (Maria Figueroa, Cindy Hackett, Dave Hackett, Laura Gardner, Sheila Whybrow, and me) to move us back to a more normal Sunday morning experience.

Starting this Sunday, masks … read more.

COVID Infection – November 3, 2022

Dear friends,

We’ve had a report of a person who attended church on Sunday who has subsequently tested positive for COVID. Our safeguards in the service mitigate the likelihood of transmission, but as we are unmasked while drinking coffee after the service, it’s possible that a … read more.

COVID Infection – October 4, 2022

Dear friends,

We’ve had a report of a person who attended church on Sunday who has subsequently tested positive for COVID. With the safeguards we have in place (masks and ventilation) it is unlikely that there was transmission inside. However, during our outdoor coffee hour, a … read more.

From the Minister for July 10, 2022

Those of you who were in worship this last week will know that I came home for our General Assembly meetings energized and excited about the work we did there. There were changes made to how we do business and it made a big difference. … read more.

From the Minister for June 22, 2022

Beloved friends,

When you read this, I’ll be deep into Ministry Days, the gathering of UU ministers that precedes our General Assembly. This year it’s in Portland, OR, so close to home. There’s excellent worship, amazing speakers (adrienne marie brown and Ibram X. Kendi to name … read more.

From the Minister for June 15, 2022

Beloved friends,

On Sunday, I noted that we have a lot of rebuilding to do in our congregation. The last two years have been hard on just about every congregation I know. There’s widespread exhaustion among volunteers and members, giving has decreased across congregations, and leadership … read more.

From the Minister for June 7, 2022

I’m still buzzing a bit from our Flower Service. Right next to me as I write this is one of the calla lilies that I claimed at the service. Seeing it reminds me of the beauty of our congregation, of all the beloved faces that … read more.