Minister Search (Page 2)

The minister search committee has concluded its work for 2018-2019. Plans for the 2019-2020 church year are in the works and will be posted here — stay tuned! In the meantime, please contact board@uucss.org with any questions.

The members of the 2018-2019 minister search committee (pictured below) were Janne Harrelson, Maggie Hayes, Colin Riggs, Carol Hamilton, Alice-Ann Beachy, Carl Miller, and Susannah Numa.

UUCSS 101 for UUCSS Visitors

If you are a visitor who would like to learn more about Unitarian Universalism and UUCSS in particular or about the process for becoming a member, please join us April 14 at our monthly UUCSS 101 for an informal gathering with folks from the Membership Committee. We meet following the service in the Triangle Room, which is adjacent to the Community Hall…

Pathways to Membership Class

Are you interested in becoming a member of UUCSS?  Our next Pathways to Membership class will be from 9:00 – 12:00 pm on the morning of April 6 in the Dolan Lounge at the church.  Reverend Cox will be joining us. The Pathways class provides an opportunity to learn more about the history and principles of the UU faith and about UUCSS in particular. You…

GATHER IN GRATITUDE

Please join us for the annual UUCSS Fellowship Dinner on Saturday April 27 at 6pm.
Enjoy good company, good food (pot luck style), good music, and dancing!
Please click on “Gather In Gratitude” above for the registration link.

Stewardship Cottage Meetings

This year’s Annual Budget Drive is officially launched! All Members and Friends of UUCSS are invited to sign up for an ABD cottage meeting! Sign-ups are now open, and cottage meetings begin March 17. Light refreshments will be served at all cottage meetings, and some are noted to be children-friendly. We encourage all to join…

March Update from the Search Committee

The Search Committee has been busy reviewing applicants’ packets, interviewing applicants, and preparing for preview weekends. It is an exciting time, as we have moved from data gathering, summarizing in the congregational record, and then actually getting to talk with applicants. Through the process we continue to return to what we heard in the cottage meetings to guide our discernment. Participants in…

February Update from the Search Committee

Shhh… the Search Committee has gone quiet. However, rest assured, we’re not asleep at the wheel. We’ve been working steadily behind the scenes. We’ve reviewed ministerial candidate packets and references, developed interview questions, tested out those questions in a dry run with Rev. Lyn, and completed a first round of video conference interviews with interested candidates. At this writing, we are in…

January 2019 Volunteer of the Month – Susannah Numa

Susannah Numa is the Volunteer of the Month for January.  Susannah was raised Unitarian Universalist.  When she came to UUCSS in the fall of 2010 and experienced a few services with Rev. Liz Maclay and Rev. Ellen Jennings, it felt right, open, and comfortable.  The music program was enticing, and she appreciated the diversity of services and worship styles.  Susannah began by volunteering for nursery and…

New Year’s Update from the Search Committee

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Beyond Categorical Thinking workshop in early December. We had more than 60 people who participated, which is a larger number than our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) workshop facilitators have seen in much larger congregations! We appreciate the commitment to our beloved community this demonstrates. Participants appreciated the opportunity to consider how their privilege affects…