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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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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Meet Your Search Committee

First Unitarian’s ministerial search committee is already hard at work. Our goal is to bring just the right person to minister with us into a bright future with our congregation. We will begin by connecting with you, our members and friends, through an electronic survey* in July, followed by a...

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Search Committee Update

During March, the Board of Trustees asked you, the congregation, for names of people you would trust to represent you on the Search Committee for our next settled minister.  We received 96 names and ranked those names by the criteria we announced: The frequency of the name suggested,  The willingness...

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