Author Archives: Marianne Alt

Report of the UUCWC Board of Trustees: 2018-2019 Church Year

by Marianne Chopp Alt, President

Our Board of Trustees is the nine-person elected governing body of this religious community. The Board’s governance philosophy delegates decision-making authority to individual ministries and committees so it can focus on:

Financial stewardship
Goal-Setting and implementing the Strategic Plan
Creating and overseeing Church Policies
Overseeing … read more.

Our Covenants With Each Other

The concept of covenant is most central to my understanding of what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist today. “We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote” – and our Principles follow.

In the children’s Religious Education program, every … read more.

A Note From the Board President: Celebration

The 2017-2018 church year brings many opportunities for us to work toward the important board goal of Actively Celebrate Our Community: Look to the past, present and future to celebrate our community in all ways – big and small.

We are a community that has breadth … read more.

A Letter to our UUCWC Community

Dear UUCWC Community:

This fall, the UUCWC Board of Trustees adopted the ambitious goal to Institutionalize a Racial Justice Lens: Observe and decenter white-centeredness as part of congregational culture. Examine and adjust systems and processes in support of institutionalizing a racial justice lens.

It was this goal … read more.

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 … read more.

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 … read more.