Search Committee News; New October Update

Tomorrow, October 27, the Minister Search Committee will welcome Rev. Keith Kron, director of ministerial transitions at the UUA, for a morning workshop called Beyond Categorical Thinking. All members and friends are urged to attend. We’ll have coffee and breakfast snacks at 8:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall, followed by...

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Beyond Categorical Thinking

The Minister Search Committee urges as many members and friends of the congregation as possible to attend the Beyond Categorical Thinking workshop on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon-and also to be present at worship the following day, Oct. 28. Rev. Keith Kron, director of transitions for the...

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Search Committee News – October 2018

With an electronic survey and a dozen in-person Cottage Meetings now behind us, your Minister Search Committee has completed a comprehensive look at the needs and wishes of the congregation regarding our next minister. Our survey was taken by 180 members and friends, and 120 attended a Cottage Meeting. A...

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Beyond Categorical Thinking: Workshop

On Saturday, October 27, from 9:00 a.m. to noon in Parish Hall, the Minister Search Committee will welcome Rev. Keith Kron, director of the UUA Transitions Office, who will lead an all-church workshop called Beyond Categorical Thinking. The three-hour workshop is designed to promote inclusive thinking and prevent unfair discrimination...

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Search Committee Help Wanted!

The Search Packet: The Search Committee is beginning to assemble what’s known as “the packet.” Previously this was a large ring binder of information about our congregation that was physically shared with interested ministers. These days, the packet is made available electronically so that potential candidates may “click” on First...

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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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Search Committee News

Thank you to the 169 First U members and friends who completed our recent congregational survey! A report of our findings will be forthcoming, so stay tuned. Now we’re on to step 2 in our process – Cottage Meetings. Please don’t forget to reserve your seat for these upcoming gatherings...

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Search Survey Deadline August 8

Have you taken the Search Survey? Click on it today! A ministerial search is a long process, stretching from now through May 2019, but it begins this summer with you. A week ago, we sent you a 27-question online survey, which you can access directly from this email by clicking...

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Meet Your Search Committee

Your search committee members are Cindy Cohen, Edris Harrell, Jeff Lott, Barry Marrs, Paul Pinson (chair), Linda Sanders, and Ed Scott. Click here to learn more about the committee, the process and the plan. Please feel free to contact any of us if you have questions about the process-and remember...

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