Category Archives: President’s Message

Messages from the President of the Board of Trustees

President’s Message – September 2014

September 1, 2014
As we welcome the congregational year, I want to express my deep thanks for the trust you have placed in the Board of Trustees. We have a caring and capable Board, full of love and energy, and we are anxious to help the Congregation...
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President’s Message – April 2014

March 28, 2014
It has been an eventful few weeks in our congregation.  Rev. Charlie Ortman announced his retirement effective the end of the 2015 congregational year, and our merger conversations with the Orange congregation changed, which tested our relationship with them, and...
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President’s Message – March 2014

March 1, 2014
This year’s pledge campaign is well underway.  Mark and Nancy Felix are serving as pledge campaign chairs, and as always, it is a thankless job that very few people are willing to take on. We are deeply indebted to them...
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President’s Message – February 2014

February 1, 2014
Belated happy holidays to you all, and a happy new year!  So much is going on in my life that I didn’t have time to write a column last month. You are all never far from my thoughts, and so I hope...
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President’s Message – December 2013

November 27, 2013
Many Unitarian Universalists come from different faiths.  With the holidays upon us, I particularly appreciate being a UU.  I have written before that Unitarian Universalism helps me to live the Catholic values I grew up with in a way that...
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President’s Message – November 2013

November 1, 2013
I write this at the end of a glorious weekend at the U, one of the most meaningful since I have been a member of the congregation. I spent Friday night and Saturday at the board retreat in Murray Grove....
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President’s Message – October 2013

September 26, 2013
The U is back in action!  I’ve been telling everyone who will listen that, after a quiet summer, I’m really excited about this year.  On September 8th, from the Water Communion service to this year’s Homecoming High Coffee, I felt...
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President’s Message – September 2013

September 4, 2013
“Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in.” This is one of the...
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