Welcome Rev. Dr. Lawrence Peers!

Your Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that we have hired Rev. Dr. Lawrence Peers as our contract minister beginning August 1, 2021. Rev. Larry started his professional career as a licensed therapist in Massachusetts. After graduating from seminary at Boston University School of Theology, Rev. Larry received his...

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Contract Minister Update

Your Ministerial Transition Search Committee has been working hard for you. We are interviewing ministers who have expressed interest in our position. We are checking their references and watching and listening to sermons. The UUA has been very helpful in reaching out to not only the Interim Minister pool of...

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Minister Transition Search Committee – Update

The Transitional Minister Search team, comprised of Linda Sanders, Deb Griffin and Phil Krape, are entering the first round of the search process. This is the first week when prospective candidates can register their interest in our position. We will review their resumes (called Ministerial Records), watch sample sermons, check...

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Minister Transition Search Committee

The board has asked Linda Sanders, Phil Krape and Deb Griffin to serve on our Minister Transition Search Committee. On April 30, the committee will submit our application for a contract minister. Beginning next week, the UUA’s Transitions Office begins the process of matching congregations with ministers. Interviews and negotiations...

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Just One Cottage Meeting Remaining-So Sign Up Now

Our final after-church session is on Sunday, Sept 16, at 12:15 p.m., with childcare provided. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR A COTTAGE MEETING and learn more about the search process. Questions? Email us any time at search@firstuuwilm.org. Your Search Committee: Cindy Cohen, Edris Harrell, Jeff Lott, Barry Marrs, Paul...

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Cottage Meetings Under Way. Join One!

Your Ministerial Search Committee has already begun a series of 12 in-person Cottage Meetings to build on what we learned in our congregational survey. (View a summary of survey results here.) Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in a small-group guided discussion about our collective vision for the future of...

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New Settled Minister Search Process Begins!

As we have communicated before, Rev. Roberta’s developmental ministry four year contract will end in July 2019. Finding a new settled minister is a year long process with responsibilities involving all the members of the congregation. On April 15, Rev. Craig Hirshberg will be giving the sermon informing the congregation about...

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