President's Letter

Apr 30, 2016

This is my last newsletter article as the President of the Board of Trustees, and I would like to take a moment to thank you for the opportunity to serve and for all of your help these past 3 years. There have been/are so many transitions happening... Read More

Apr 10, 2016

My adult daughter, Karen, has occasionally commented: "Sometimes being a grown up sucks."*** This has usually been proceeded by a hefty car bill, an upcoming school loan payment, or trying to put a little ("very little!" she laments) aside for... Read More

Mar 8, 2016

This month I will be concluding my series on folks that I think exemplify our Vision at MSUS. For me, it has been a lovely exercise in thinking about all the ways I see great things happening, and I hope it has given you a moment of reflection as... Read More

Jan 31, 2016

As I continue holding up individuals from the congregation I think represent ways of living into our Vision, I want to include a side note that there are MANY folks that I could be using as examples! Do not be lulled into thinking that I am unaware... Read More

Jan 1, 2016

Greetings to all! As you may recall from last month, I am sharing ways that I see our vision being lived out in our congregation. I am still looking at the line: COMMITTED agents of compassion, service, justice and JOY. As you can tell, this time... Read More

Dec 6, 2015

As Unitarian Universalists, we challenge ourselves to be: OPEN, loving, and inclusive; INSPIRED by many sources of wisdom; COMMITTED agents of compassion, service, justice and joy; SEEKERS at all ages engaged in questioning and learning. When you... Read More

Nov 1, 2015

What does it mean to be a member of Michael Servetus Unitarian Society? I look at this from two different perspectives: What does it mean to be part of a religious organization? And What benefits do I get as being a member here? I have been doing a... Read More

Oct 4, 2015

Last month I wrote about how chaotic life was feeling because of home improvements. Thank you to so many of you who shared that you, too, were doing home improvement projects (and there are a LOT of us!). There were many similarities in the telling... Read More

Sep 6, 2015

Have you ever had one of those moments when you look around you at all the chaos and wonder if anything will ever be completely finished and back to normal? This summer in my home, we have had lots of home-improvement projects going, way more than... Read More

Aug 2, 2015

As we begin our new fiscal year, there have been some significant changes to our staffing hours. In order to be more ethical, to bring into alignment the number of hours worked with the number of hours paid, and to be realistic in the hours... Read More