President’s Corner

President’s Corner: 2016 Spring Congregational Meeting

Dear UUFEC members, As is typical for the UUFEC board, our focus these last few months has been on preparation for the spring congregational meeting to be held April 24.  Toward that end, we have drafted changes to our bylaws and, with a lot of help from the finance committee, finalized a budget for fiscal … Continued

2016 Annual Voting Meeting

Please click here for statements from each candidate. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday for UUFEC’s annual voting meeting, right after the service, this Sunday October 25.

President’s Update October 15th, 2015

Dearest UUFECers, As Halloween approaches, I’m more than a tad embarrassed to see that my last posting was on Valentine’s Day. Annual Voting Meeting Our next big event is the Annual Voting meeting on Sunday, October 25, immediately following the service. The Business portion of the meeting includes two items: voting on the candidates for … Continued

Notes From the President’s Corner

February 13, 2015 Dear UUFECers, Happy Valentines Day from your harried but grateful president. For me, Valentines Day is a good reminder of the “great covenant” reading in our hymnal — the one that encourages us to “to Seek the Truth in Love.” I think that’s a fantastic idea! I get it right sometimes. But, … Continued

29 September President’s Update

Dear UUFECers, As many of you know, last Sunday I made a very exciting announcement during the service, on behalf of the Board of Trustees.   We voted unanimously to offer an Interim Ministry contract to the Reverend Karen Matteson and we are delighted that Reverend Karen has accepted. She will begin her service on October … Continued

August Update From Jane

August 23, 2014 Dearest UUFEC folks, Thank you for visiting the President’s Corner. After a little summer break, I am writing to bring you up to date on activities of your Board of Trustees, especially deliberations about ministerial leadership. Many of you attended the “ministry listening gathering” on June 29 during second hour at church. … Continued

President’s Update June 14

Subject: Letter from the President Dear UUFECers, In this time of transition, I am writing with a quick note to bring you up to date on the Board’s deliberations about ministerial leadership.  We have not made any decisions, but we are examining several options. We want our decision-making to be informed by your perspectives on … Continued

President’s Message – 4/26/2014

April 26, 2014 Thank you, again, for coming to the UUFEC website and visiting the president’s corner. Here is an update on news since my February column below. In that column, I noted that the Board’s priorities for this spring included examining ministry options and rethinking our committee on ministry and conflict management systems. Rev. … Continued

President’s Update – Jane Park; March, 2014

Thank you for coming to the UUFEC website and for taking a moment to peak at the President’s corner. I have the honor of serving as UUFEC’s president for 2014.  I aim to update this page shortly after each board meeting (3rdMonday of the month). The Board met for a day-long retreat in mid-February.  You, the … Continued

April 2012 President’s Perspective by Micah Krider

Since the last newsletter, we had what many probably assumed would be a bored retreat. In spite of this, there was 75% attendance of the board, and, I am happy to say, it was anything but boring. Jane Park did a masterful job of breaking the board up into smaller groups and providing common activities on … Continued