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The 2019-20 Draft Budget

Mark your calendars for the Budget Information Session on Sunday May 5th at 12:30 PM. 

Attending the Budget Info Session is a great way to gain a better understanding of the Budget which Members will vote to accept at the May 19 Annual Meeting. Come with your questions and comments and also hear what other Congregants share.  Click here for a copy of the 2019-20 Draft Budget.  

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Our Minister

In the Spring of 2016, we called Rev. Abbey Tennis to our congregation.

She is passionate about building multigenerational and multicultural ministries that enliven the mind, grow the heart, engage the body, feed the soul, and transform the world.

You can learn more about Rev. Abbey Tennis on her personal website here.

 

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The New Staffing Plan


Over the past several weeks, congregants have demonstrated great interest in the new staffing plan. Most significant is the addition of a Minister for Faith Formation, who in addition to Rev. Abbey will enable Congregants to deepen their engagement in the ministry of this church. Details regarding the concept and logistics of the staffing plan can be found here. At the Congregational Information Session on March 31, congregants shared the importance of addressing financial plans now, ensuring a healthy, non-anxious beginning for the new Minister for Faith Formation. Since that meeting an anonymous donor, who has already pledged $50K in matching funds for bequests made to the church, has asked that $30K of those funds go towards this new staffing plan with $20K going to our Capital Reserve Fund, rather than $50K going to the Capital Reserve Fund. This redirected gift has increased our committed/existing funds to fully cover the budget gap for the first two years with partial funding in place for the third year. Congregants’ suggestions of enhanced marketing and fundraising events of interest to the greater community, and building on the increased generosity of the last few years, will all contribute to addressing the remaining gap.

The 2019-20 Draft Budget

Mark your calendars for the Budget Information Session on Sunday, May 5 at 12:30 PM.  Attending the Budget Info Session is a great way to gain a better understanding of the Budget which Members will vote to accept at the May 19 Annual Meeting. Come with your questions and comments and also hear what other Congregants share. Click here for a copy of the 2019-20 Draft Budget.

Combating & Surviving Racism Conversation Series

Sunday, April 28 and Sunday, June 9, 1–3 PM; pre-registration strongly encouraged
As we deepen our mission to awaken love and justice in our lives and the world, join us after the service for lunch and small breakout sessions designed to build our connections to one another through our commitment to anti-racism. There will be opportunities to reflect in small groups on the following topics: an introduction to white supremacy's universal impact; exploring antidotes to white supremacy culture; POC affinity group; intersectional feminism; processing racialized experiences; and raising race-conscious children and grandchildren. Groups will explore relevant writings and other media and work together to share skills and experiences for combating white supremacy in our daily lives. Lunch provided. Childcare available focused on an activity exploring the values of the Black Lives Matter movement. Register online today!

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As an official Welcoming Congregation we are inclusive towards bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender people.

For people with disabilities, we provide assisted listening devices, large print orders of service and hymnals. Also, our Sanctuary, Parish Room and Chapel are wheelchair accessible.


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