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The President's Perspective -- August 2014

Commit, Grow, Serve

We often talk about needing a new mission statement here, one that we can use to guide us in the work we do in our lives and in the world. This has been the conversation for the past seven years I’ve been a member. And part of me agrees: we have not revisited the core values and goals of this religious community together in a long time, and it is well past time we do this.  The other part of me sees our vision statement, as listed above, as a working mission statement, with three strong directives for all members here to work towards: commit, grow, and serve. [Click "Read more..." to continue.]

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The President's Perspective -- July 2014

Here is an update on the board's work this past July.

Since the beginning of this fiscal year, the following decisions have been made and events scheduled:

  • Governing Board meetings have moved to the 3rd Wednesday of the month, starting on August 20.  As always, all members are invited to come and talk at the beginning of the meeting, and to stay throughout to hear the work of the Board. [Click "Read more..." to continue.]
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The President's Perspective -- June 2014

At our Annual Meeting earlier this month, I shared the “State of the Congregation” with the intention of informing the whole congregation of how this past year has gone and what we have to look forward to in the coming year.  I am including the majority of it here, in case you missed it or wanted to “hear” it again.  Some of the information has been updated. [Click "Read more..." to continue.]

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The President's Perspective -- May 2014

Congregational Future Planning
For the past several months, the Governing Board has been looking towards the future and trying to figure out what we will be doing next year and for the next few years. Many things in our Fellowship are going well that bring life to our congregation. We have several successful and well-managed programs, we have consistently high quality worship, and we have been working well towards being welcoming each Sunday. [Click "Read more..." to continue.]

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