This is my last President’s post as I am handing the gavel to …? I want to thank my fellow Board members and the Congregation for the opportunity to serve as your president for the past two years. This position has changed me. I have a greater appreciation for our community and increased self-confidence. I intend to remain on the Board another year to ensure a smooth transition to the new president. I love how RVUUF has evolved in the past two years. We are making every child, youth, and adult who walks in the front door feel cherished.
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In the spring of 2014, Congregants met to do strategic planning and developed the following five-year goals for 2014-2015: We, the member of the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, commit ourselves to implementing the following five goals for the five-year period beginning with the 2015-2016 church year. Continue reading →
My plan is to write a monthly message to the congregation for News to Note. This month I highlight the activity in three areas, organizational infrastructure, communication and programs. Thank you to all of you who made these achievements possible. Continue reading →
The month of March proved to be one where RVUUFians gathered together for more times than at a Sunday morning service. For example, Chalice Circles with 10-12 people met often during the weeks, a Saturday planning day included 45 people who chose to spend their time and energy on behalf of the whole congregation, a UU history class for those who couldn’t attend the class on a Sunday was offered, and a service of healing was held on a Friday evening where 15 people supported each other with compassionate care and love. On top of that, numerous committees met during week days around a table to plan and participate in trying to help RVUUF function in healthy, productive and meaningful ways. Continue reading →