Governance

Special District Meeting August 21 on Dissolving PSWD

The PSWD Board believes that dissolving our District via an August 21 vote of congregational delegates is the best course of action at this time. This vote would lead to a dissolution of PSWD in October, and then we can focus on making better use of Regional resources as we move forward with the challenges of being a local UU community in the exciting Developmental Ministry process.

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Bylaws Refresh Task Force 2021

Our Bylaws are about to be refreshed! Last amended in 2013, let’s bring them into alignment with UUA recommendations and create a foundation for our future.  Working closely with our Minister and Board liaison, the newly formed Bylaws Refresh Task Force will review the current bylaws, and make recommendations to reflect current circumstances, thinking and our Church’s vision.

Board issues

From our Board President: An Uplifting Board Development Day

The Board of Directors met on December 5 for a marathon 6-1/2 hour Zoom meeting with Pacific Western Regional staff leaders. The Rev. Dr. Melissa James and the Rev. Sarah Shurr led the group with technical assistance by Amanda Radak. All of the 2020–21 UUSM board members attended. Topics covered included leadership in these liminal …

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Board Highlights December 2019: Survey Says Single-Service Sundays Will Continue

The UUSM Board of Directors met on December 10, centered on a mission of fostering a culture of caring. The board announced a new member, Rita deBoer, and encouraged congregants to welcome them on Sundays and to invite them into our work. In his Minister’s Report, Rev. Jeremiah Kalendae commented that November and December are …

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