Board of Trustees

A Changing Landscape, Familiar Ground

By Marianne Chopp Alt, President, Board of Trustees “This land is your land, this land is my land.” It’s been 67 years since Woody Guthrie penned this song as a protest against Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” which was written in 1918 and often performed on the radio by Kate Smith. A lot has changed … Continued

How Do You Lead?

By Nathalie Edmond, UUCWC Board of Trustees As we transition into September and experience the beginning of fall along with the many events related to the start of a new academic year and get into the full swing of the church year, I have been reflecting on my experience attending my first Board retreat. There … Continued

A Newcomer’s Perspective

by Patrick Kahney As a new member of the Board of Trustees I was asked to share my thoughts regarding my time on the board thus far. First, however, I would like to thank everyone in our congregation both past and present. When our family started coming here in 2008 we knew right away we … Continued

Meet Your New Board Members

At the 2017 UUCWC Annual Meeting we elected five new Board of Trustees members; Marianne Alt (President), Nathalie Edmond, Patrick Kahney, John Ueng-McHale and Colin Unsworth. Each of them brings a unique perspective and set of skills to the board enhancing the talents of continuing board members Ed Dobrowolski, Lynne Quinto, Peter Rafle, and Pam … Continued

At the 2017 Annual Meeting, We Faced Our Growth

Congregational growth — and how we can harness it for good internally and beyond our walls — was a recurring theme at the UUCWC Annual Meeting, June 4. Ninety-nine members attended the meeting, exceeding the count for a quorum. Three of the board’s goals this year related to our growth either directly or indirectly. At … Continued

A Public Expression of Our UU Values

For almost two years, UUCWC has had an intentional focus on racial justice work. This work has already had a profound impact on many in our congregation.  At this time, we are ready to take this initiative to the next level, with a congregational vote to display a banner that will serve as a public … Continued

Info Sessions with Rev. Kim

As the congregation continues to grow and change, Rev. Kim recognizes the difficulty in being informed and understanding how the congregation is currently taking shape. In an effort to keep folks connected Rev. Kim will hold three opportunities to ask questions, offer feedback, and simply be heard on the following dates:  March 23rd, March 29th, … Continued

UUCWC’s Ministerial Resident

On Sunday, March 5th, Pam Shadzik, Acting President of UUCWC, announced an exciting next step for our congregation. Her announcement, along with additional words from Rev. Kim, are below. “It is with huge joy and enthusiasm that I share the news that we have made an offer (that has been accepted) to Susan Talcott Flynn … Continued

Our New Website Launch

We are pleased (and relieved) to announce that the new UUCWC website was recently launched. The Communications Committee has worked hard for more than a year to maintain the current website while simultaneously working with church staff, lay leaders, and members to develop content for the new site. Based on a template provided by the … Continued