RVUUF Offices will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. The offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 30.
In 2014 I was told by the search committee that what RVUUF was looking for in a minister was to help you move from an “I” church to a “We” church and to help you practice right relations and compassionate communication.
WANTED NOW: people of all ages to help work on a float entry for the annual July 4 Parade. The theme this year is “Together We Sing.” Indicate your interest by using RVUUF’s contact form to connect with Joye Otto. “This is the perfect opportunity to ‘Embrace Diversity, Empower Connection and Engage in the Work.'”
The Lotus Rising Project will honor RVUUF for its contributions and support during the “I ♡ ’80s” All Ages Alternative Prom, 7 p.m. to midnight, Friday, May 26, at the Historic Ashland Armory. For more information about the All Ages Alternative Prom, visit http://en.lotusrisingproject.org/prom/. Sign-up to volunteer at http://en.lotusrisingproject.org/prom-volunteer/.
RVUUF’s Administration Office will be closed on Tuesday, May 23, for administrator personal-leave. The Welcome Office will be open, and the Administration Office will reopen on Wednesday, May 24.
This week’s “News to Note” included “late-breaking news” about RVUUF’s Spring into Auction! fundraiser, taking place this Saturday, May 20, at RVUUF.
In 1950 it was required at my university to take a religion course. I chose World Religions and discovered the Unitarian Church of Toronto and I have never regretted the choice.
RVUUF’s annual Congregational Meeting takes place at noon Sunday, May 21, 2017, in the Great Hall. Members will vote on three items.
1. Formal approval of the annual Budget for 2017-2018.
2. The Conflict Resolution Team (CRT) wants to change its name to the Right Relations Team (RRT). This requires a change in the ByLaws.
3. The Nominating Committee puts forth its candidates for: Board of Directors — Roger Howe and Colleen Chambers. Nominating Committee — Delores Nims and Krynn Lukacs.
“It is important that all show up in support of RVUUF,” Jim Meckel, board president, said.
Health Care for All Oregon and RVUUF’s Social Justice and Action Committee will co-present a screening of FIX IT: Healthcare at the Tipping Point, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at RVUUF. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and admission is free to the public.
“A powerful documentary film explores the crisis in healthcare from the perspective of business owners and employees.” For more information, use RVUUF’s contact form to connect with Linden Crouch.