Minister Search (Page 3)

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.

Beyond Categorical Thinking Workshop – December 1st

The Search Committee invites all UUCSS members and friends to join us for an important workshop, entitled “Beyond Categorical Thinking.”  The workshop will take place on December 1st, 1:00-4:00pm, and is designed by the UUA to promote inclusive thinking for congregations who are in the search process for a new minister. Two specially trained and experienced facilitators – Mary Esther Johnson and Carol Carter Walker…

November Greetings from the Search Committee!

Thanks to everyone who answered the congregational survey, participated in a cottage meeting, and came to the data synthesis work session on October 14. The participation was great, with more than 150 people participating in cottage meetings and more than 170 responses to the survey! Some facts from the survey: • The most common adjectives people use to describe UUCSS are “friendly,”…

Pastoral Letter, October 31, 2018

Dear Ones, On Sunday (10/28), we came together in worship, carrying various kinds of grief from personal, national, and international news. When the worship service ended, we still had those griefs, but we also had the strength of being part of something larger than ourselves. Realizing that the news keeps on coming, while the memory…

Adult RE: Lunch and Learn Starts 10/7/2018!

This year we are offering classes in the theme of World Religions to match our children and youth’s exploration of the same topic. We start in the fall with in depth classes on three of the world’s major religions and continue in January with a comparative religions approach. These classes will be in the Chapel and led by Catherine Boyle, DRE. Please…